Meryl Streep May Have Snooped Around Gwyneth's House on Thanksgiving

Appearing on Live! with Kelly and Michael Wednesday morning to promote Into the Woods, Meryl Streep revealed that her Thanksgiving was chock full of excitement: her oven apparently "does not do it" so on this holiday, since she lives in the same building in New York City as Gwyneth Paltrow, Meryl popped over to use… » 12/03/14 12:50pm 12/03/14 12:50pm

This Is What America Was Most Thankful for This Year, State by State

What were you most thankful for this Thanksgiving? If you live in Kansas, it might have been Google. If you're a Floridian, it probably was living near the beach. » 11/29/14 2:00pm 11/29/14 2:00pm

Thanksgiving Leftovers: A Manual For Sandwich Greatness

This is a new, semi-regular cooking column by Jean Grae. We haven't come up with a name yet because we're busy playing Fridge Tetris. » 11/29/14 10:45am 11/29/14 10:45am

British Consumers Embrace American Tradition of Black Friday

In a beautiful gesture of reverse colonization (I mean, kinda) this year marks the very first time British retailers are participating in the American tradition of Black Friday. And it looks like the Brits are naturals at it—they've even taken to the standard trampling over each other and "mini-riots" Black Friday is » 11/28/14 1:03pm 11/28/14 1:03pm

Here Are the Best Black Friday Fight Videos of 2014

It's Black Friday, which means at this very moment hundreds of thousands of shoppers are cramming themselves into malls across this great nation for the annual Walmart Hunger Games, where one person walks away with an HDTV and everyone loses. » 11/28/14 12:15pm 11/28/14 12:15pm

Tell Us Your Thanksgiving Horror Stories

It's Thanksgiving evening, which means you're probably about to fall into a tryptophan coma, fight with your Republican relatives or—if you're anything like me— eat a store-bought turkey sandwich while drinking and watching Netflix alone in your apartment. But first let's share our best Thanksgiving horror stories! » 11/27/14 6:10pm 11/27/14 6:10pm

How To Eat Thanksgiving Dinner: A Strategy Guide

How does one eat a Thanksgiving meal? On its face this might seem like a ridiculous question, and also everywhere else too. I mean, who doesn't know how to eat? (Excepting the British, of course.) Thanksgiving is marked, more than anything else, by its abundance of tasty foodstuffs; practically speaking, it is a… » 11/27/14 5:41pm 11/27/14 5:41pm

How to Be Beautiful on Thanksgiving: A Guide

It's the kickoff of the holiday season, and as a woman, there's only one thing that means: marshaling undue amounts of energy to please other people. One great tactic as we continue down this endless winding road is, of course, that of beautification. How can we all be more beautiful on noted beauty holiday,… » 11/27/14 3:45pm 11/27/14 3:45pm

The five worst Thanksgiving turkey cooking disasters

Fried turkey is delicious but if you don't know how to cook it properly you could end up burning your house down. Here's proof in the form of five fiery GIFs, the most violent fried turkey disasters on the internet. » 11/27/14 12:23pm 11/27/14 12:23pm

Seattle Mayor Pardons 2 Tofurky Packages Because Hippies Love Tofu

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray decided to pardon two packages of Tofurky for Thanksgiving because SEATTLE. Turkeys everywhere raised their beaks and wings in protest, shouting 'Who's gonna pardon us?!' » 11/26/14 5:50pm 11/26/14 5:50pm

What's Your Thanksgiving Secret Weapon?

Thanksgiving, by nature, is a holiday that tests, that challenges. Whether it's a guaranteed hit recipe, a simple yet flawless kitchen gadget, an inspiring playlist consisting of Aaron Copland and Heart's radio hits, or a very specific and pleasant strain of marijuana, we all have our standbys that get us through the… » 11/26/14 3:10pm 11/26/14 3:10pm

How to Win Fights With Your Family This Thanksgiving: Don't

Tomorrow you'll gather around the Thanksgiving table with your family—those precious few souls that walk this cold Earth draped in the same flesh and blood that coat your weary bones. Invariably, they will say something that makes you want to murder them or, at the very least, ruin dinner in the process of setting… » 11/26/14 1:00pm 11/26/14 1:00pm

Let This Sad Lonely Chef Teach You How to Make Thanksgiving Dinner

Cooking for One is a new webseries in which chef and comedian Julianna Jones teaches you the ins and outs of cooking when you know you'll be dining solo. For the inaugural episode, she's tackling Thanksgiving...and she's not exactly happy about it. » 11/25/14 5:50pm 11/25/14 5:50pm

John Oliver Thinks Turkey Pardoning Is As Weird As You Do

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver tackled the weird Thanksgiving tradition of presidents pardoning turkeys (the things we actually eat during Thanksgiving). » 11/23/14 11:19pm 11/23/14 11:19pm

Spoil Yourself with SNL's Thanksgiving Jam "Back Home Ballers"

Your Girls, the girl band that brought us "(Do It) On My Twin Bed" are back with a new banger about how awesome it is to go home for Thanksgiving and do jack shit but bask in the wealth of your parents love and Costco membership. On that Executive Gold Star shit, people. » 11/23/14 1:15pm 11/23/14 1:15pm

Single? Hate Your Parents? Bring This Guy Home for Thanksgiving

Many may dread going home for the holidays, but how many of us are actively seeking an opportunity to torment our families by bringing home precisely the sort of guy who would push all their buttons? For the right woman in Nashville, consider your prayers answered. » 11/21/14 4:10pm 11/21/14 4:10pm