Less than a year after winning the Best Actor In A Musical Tony Award for Kinky Boots (and giving homophobic critics of the cast’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade performance a boot in the ass by shopping in costume at the store the day after), out singer/actor/dancer Billy Porter is back with a new album of jazz-tinged […]
A look behind the scenes of the much-hyped payment startup. The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they'd been called together for an all-hands meeting. Show More Summary
The week after Thanksgiving, 40 Clinkle employees gathered in the kitchen of their San Francisco office. It was the second time in two days they’d been called together for an all-hands meeting. At the front of the room stood 21-year-old Clinkle CEO Lucas Duplan, eyes cast down. Show More Summary
Humbly tucked between a Subway and a Mobil gas station, Just Turkey fulfills every turkey's ambition to be front and center (on days other than Thanksgiving).
The 2014 NFL schedule hasn't yet been released, but the Bills may have spilled the beans on at least one matchup next season: A Thanksgiving Day matchup with the Lions.
The 2014 week-by-week NFL schedule has yet to be released, but the Buffalo Bills appear to have spilled the beans when it comes to Turkey Day. According to the team's official website (h/t Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio), it soundsShow More Summary
It was an Atrian holiday on "Star-Crossed" as the sector celebrated Dinaskyu -- a combination of Christmas and Thanksgiving for the Atrians -- but Mother's Day might've been a better occasion in "An Old Accustom'd Feast." Obviously since...Show More Summary
Throw away the tea leaves and stop parsing what Janet Yellen said last week. The Fed is not going to surprise you with a rate increase at Memorial, Labor, Thanksgiving or Christmas Day. You have nothing to worry about until next year. Show More Summary
I cannot remember being so anxious for spring to spring as this spring. Not that I have forgotten about the winter of 1977-78, when our wood stove ran nonstop from Thanksgiving to Saint Patrick’s Day and the last of the snow didn’t disappear until early April. But this winter just passed was worse in that [...]
This morning on Today, the Stark kids — Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams and Isaac Hempstead-Wright — hung out to promote Game Of Thrones. I hate to sound like someone's loopy great aunt at Thanksgiving but they're getting so big! Read more...
Traditionally, on the day after Thanksgiving many people participate in the nationwide shopping phenomenon known as “Black Friday.” We’ll call this “Tantalizing Tuesday.” Back on March 11, the fiscal year for the NFL’s 95th season began...Show More Summary
St. Patrick's Day is tough on a civic-minded, humanist boozebag. I love New Year's Eve and Thanksgiving Morning and Arbor Weekend and all the other "amateur hours" that too many self-proclaimed sophisticates haughtily dismiss, but Paddy's...Show More Summary
AP/Phil Coale By Michael Riley, Ben Elgin, Dune Lawrence, and Carol Matlack The biggest retail hack in U.S. history wasn't particularly inventive, nor did it appear destined for success. In the days prior to Thanksgiving 2013, someone...Show More Summary
On the heels of the highly-successful Thanksgivukkah, which saw the rare confluence of the American holiday of Thanksgiving with the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, we are now--Baruch Hashem!--facing yet another great confluence: the Irish holiday of St. Show More Summary
It was Thanksgiving Day, 2008 and I was in Niger, a vast famine-stricken wasteland in the middle of the African continent. An idealistic twenty-four-year-old, I'd been hired out of graduate school to manage overseas grants on behalf of the US government. Show More Summary
Pictured, my friend Bridget O’Malley’s genius pairing: rosé champagne and Twizzlers. Every year in wine media I see posts about what wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner. With Superbowl Sunday. With Easter ham. With Flag Day. EvenShow More Summary
The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) national outdoor TV series, Brotherhood Outdoors, takes Chad Keller, a union coal miner from Philippi, West Virginia, to Illinois, for a Thanksgiving Day white-tailed deer hunting adventure. The show airs Sund...
Photos by Eric Piasecki for An Invitation to Château du Grand-Lucé On Thanksgiving Day in 2002, when ad-exec-turned-designer Timothy Corrigan rolled into what would ultimately be his next place of residence, France's Château du Grand-Lucé, the property surprised him, and...
Christmas, New Year’s Day, and Thanksgiving (in the US) are such big holidays in the winter that it can be easy to forget the smaller holiday that occur at the end of winter and into spring. Valentine’s Day is today, so we are little late for that, but we still have St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and even Memorial Day at the end of spring.
You may see them all year long, but ad campaigns for sparkly jewelry really ramp up between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. But in the past few years, the usual suspects — "a diamond is forever" and "he went to Jared" and "every kiss begins with Kay" — have been joined by a newcomer: The "chocolate" diamond. Read more...