The long Thanksgiving weekend was an eventful one for Ferguson protesters. It started on Thursday itself, with the Twitter hashtag #StolenLives, and participants posted photos of the seats they left open at their Thanksgiving tables to remember Mike Brown, Eric Garner, John Crawford III, Tamir Rice, and other unarmed people of color who were killed by police officers. Ferguson Action started the hashtag with a picture of Mike Brown’s family table: Keep reading »
Happy Thanksgiving y’all! Here’s what I’m thankful for this year (in addition to my amazing Photoshop skills)… Keep reading »
So, you’ve left the nest. Maybe you bailed on your suburban childhood home for college, or for life in a big city, or a town across the state. Maybe you have the occasional tendency to think you’re pretty hot shit because you’re off doing Big Exciting Things while everything back home seemingly stands still. Rest assured, however, that whatever impression you have of yourself as some above-it-all hip young thing will dissipate as soon as you, along with all the others who fled, descend upon your hometown. Celebrating the holidays back home is a mental time warp that keeps you seesawing between nostalgia and annoyance every few seconds until you finally leave town again. This insanity tends to arrive in stages as you sink deeper into the Thanksgiving fever dream. After the jump, a few universal facepalm moments that arise when you visit your hometown for Thanksgiving – in GIFs! Keep reading »
Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! What better place to do some sign spotting than during a holiday gathering? Read on to see if your friends and family members match up with their zodiac sign’s Thanksgiving M.O.! Keep reading »
It’s almost Thanksgiving, which means it’s time to show some gratitude for the blessings in our lives. Rebecca shared hers yesterday, Claire went this morning, and now here’s Katie!
In true Thanksgiving spirit, it’s time again to reflect upon my year, my life and the things I’m most thankful for. Some obvious blessings made my list, along with some more timely things I’m thankful for, but every single one has in some way, made my life happier, easier or fuller this year. Without further ado, here are 10 things I’ll be thinking of while I chow down on turkey this Thursday. Keep reading »
Thanksgiving has arrived, and there will be turkey; There will be family; There will be uncomfortable conversations likely involving something political, racial or downright inappropriate. If you’re like any of us here at The Frisky, you’d gladly prefer talking about how you’ve gained weight or why you’re still single over having to endure others’ ignorant opinions about controversial news issues. Don’t want to hear about Ferguson, Bill Cosby’s “innocence” or Obamacare this Thanksgiving? Here are 20 surefire things to say to change the topic and avoid a Turkey Day buzzkill. Keep reading »