OFF THE CARPET: Giving thanks

Posted by · 9:41 am · November 22nd, 2010

As we move into turkey (or tofurkey, if that happens to be your speed) week 2010, it seems proper, if a tad bit obvious, to take a moment and give thanks. So in lieu of a proper analysis of the season’s progression this week, allow me to express my boundless, breathless appreciation for the following: […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted by · 1:04 am · November 26th, 2009

It’s that time of year. I’ve got about a dozen heads coming over for a Thanksgiving feast.  Parade.  Football.  Screeners (a LOT of ’em).  A full day of cheer.  But I’d like to, of course, take a moment to hand out my thank yous. At the top of that list are my fellow contributors here […]

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An invitation to dinner

Posted by · 3:19 pm · November 14th, 2009

In case you were wondering, these British (but American-accented) critters apparently celebrate Thanksgiving. Globalization is happening everywhere you look. Anyway, cute marketing gimmick — click the image for fun and games. More “Fantastic Mr. Fox” talk to come tomorrow, from the press junket I attended last month. You seen the film yet?

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To you and yours

Posted by · 11:44 am · November 27th, 2008

I’m taking a serious vacation for the next four days.  Minimal updates if any.  I know, scandalous.  A blogger taking the risk of losing traffic by ducking out for more than 24 hours.  WTF??  But you know what?  I deserve it.  And you do too. So go do what makes you happy and enjoy Thanksgiving.  […]

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Grace

Posted by · 9:15 am · November 27th, 2008

A little something to get you in the spirit. (Remember Christina Ricci’s cool days? I miss those.) No holiday for me, of course — lousy unthankful non-American that I am. So I’ll be holding fort around here for the next few days, while Kris takes a well-deserved breather. It’ll be quieter than usual, but feel […]

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