Sarah Vowell thinks we should fuggedabout the "Mayflower-cruising Jesus freaks" but instead commemorate the deaths of 11,000 Revolutionary War patriots in a British prison ship on the East River in NYC. Daily Show clip here (I have no control over the introductory K-Mart Doorbusters commercial -- sorry!)
Wednesday Addams explains the meaning of Thanksgiving, with Danish subtitles over which I also have no control. This beautifully horrid little girl grew up to play a 60s Pan Am stewardess on TV. Sometimes these precocious types burn out.
If you're still wondering about the true meaning of Thanksgiving.... don't ask me. But for those of you in a curmudgeonly mood, here is a festive holiday read called "Why I Hate Thanksgiving".
From Reader Will comes Jon Stewart giving the cop who started the whole pepper spray craze his very own show!
Last but not least, DreamsAmelia sends this link to Greg Brown singing "I Don't Want to Have a Nice Day."
Have a Nice Day!