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Mitchell and Webb: “Are we the baddies?”

"Have you noticed that our caps have got actual little pictures of skulls on them? Hans, are we the baddies?"

Le Grande Thanksgiving, by Art Buchwald

From Art Buchwald, decades ago. I’ll excerpt the first part, but do read the rest: This confidential column was leaked to me by a high government official in the Plymouth colony on the condition that I not reveal his name. One of our most important holidays is Thanksgiving Day, known in France as le Jour […]

WKRP Thanksgiving: “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly”

WKRP’s infamous Turkey Drop. Here’s the famous scene: And here’s the longer set-up to the scene:

The Sarah Palin Thanksgiving turkey massacre (video)

I don’t know why, but with Thanksgiving upon us, I happened to remember a certain scene back in 2008 when a soon to be half-a-term Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska decided she was going to pardon a turkey. In fact, John Aravosis has covered this several times now, so I have to figure this is […]

Ferguson burns while Mississippi flames

While Ferguson, Missouri erupts in race riots, gays are having unprecedented marriage victories in the deep south.

Never mind

Dear NYT, WGYN is not a radio station in Chicago.

Was there a plot to kill JFK in Chicago, just weeks before his assassination?

Book: An informant alerted Secret Service agents in Chicago of a plot to kill Kennedy by a four-man sniper team.

Chuck Hagel’s resignation: McCain and Cornyn were right

GOP Senators McCain and Cornyn were right: Chuck Hagel wasn't qualified to be Secretary of Defense.

Reporting live from Ferguson, Missouri

Chris Andoe is on the ground in Ferguson, Missouri, reporting live as the grand jury prepares to announce.

Ferguson grand jury has reportedly reached a decision

But there's still no news on whether Darren Wilson will be indited for the death of Michael Brown.

Terry Bean’s creepy (ex) boyfriend Kiah Loy Lawson

Gay rights hero Bean stands accused of having sex with a teen. Lawson, his main accuser, has zero credibility.

Stephen Colbert on Obama’s immigration plan

"Folks, my great grandfather did not come here from Ireland to see this country overrun by immigrants."

The Bill Cosby story, and the time I got sexually harassed in the Senate

Before you criticize women who don't speak up earlier about "alleged" sexual harassment, I had a hard time too.

Gay Santa

A new documentary about the men who play Santa at the mall has caused a stir because it includes a gay man.

Hawaii hospital charges Canadian family $1m for baby’s birth

The baby was born premature, and Blue Cross is refusing to honor the family's insurance.

Graphic video, animal rights group says Chick-fil-A abuses chickens

Video shows chickens violently thrown into storage areas, often by their wings and legs; others scalded alive.

Put the breaks on the per-mile vehicle tax

Some states are considering charging a per mile instead of per gallon tax. A decidedly unprogressive idea.

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