Thursday, November 25, 2010

Thanksgiving - November 25, 2010

Sarah Palin has done her part to add to the traditions of Thanksgiving.

Via Hullabaloo

Digby wrote: "If you have five minutes, take a few minutes to watch it all the way through if you haven't seen it in a while. The symbolism is amazing."

Oz Mudflats has "How A Real President Pardons A Turkey" (with video). During the ceremony, President Obama humorously mentions Dancing With the Stars.

Ken Tucker writes a column for Entertainment Weekly eponymously named "Ken Tucker's TV." Today he's got four things to be thankful about:
Taylor Swift: Speak Now, tonight

A new Fringe episode, next Thursday

Dancing With the Stars is over!

A new Walking Dead on Sunday.
There are entertainment alternatives to the Palins.

Shopping tomorrow? Check out Pulp History. One of the series' creators says:
“We definitely did not want to make history like spinach, good for you but boring. We wanted to do the stuff that wasn’t good for you, with good guys, bad guys, blood, guts and sex.”
"You can't make this stuff up."
The story's writer, Patricia Cohen, says, "They [the Talbots] are the mild-mannered creators of a new book series called “Pulp History,” rip-roaring nonfiction tales with enough purple prose, gory illustrations and va-va-va-voom women to lure in even reluctant teenage male readers.

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