11/23/2023 archive

Translator: Thanksgiving: (Almost) Everything You Know is Wrong

Nine years ago in January of 2013. we lost our friend, Translator aka Dr. David Smith. He suffered from depression and his untimely death left those of us in the blog communities who knew him wondering if we could have done more to help him through his struggles. The holidays are rough on people who …

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And Now The Movie

55 years ago Arlo Guthrie took to the stage at the Newport Folk Festival and for 18 and a half minutes entertained the audience with his storied song “Alice’s Restaurant.” You could close your eyes and see the old church in Great Barrington, Massachusetts where the story is centered. At the end of the song …

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Alice’s Restaurant Thanksgiving

Re-posted from 11/25/2010 This one was really fun to put together with clips from the movie & Arlo performing “Alice” in the same Church 40 years later. center> Transcript is here Happy Thanksgiving

The Real History of Thanksgiving

This about sums up the real history of Thanksgiving. Yes, Jeff Jeffries made that sound funny. We pay attention when it makes us laugh. That said, this is the story that should be repeated at every Thanksgiving table. We are all immigrants, Native American’s are not. They deserve our profound apology and better respect than …

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“As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly” Mr. Carlson, “WKRP In Cincinnati” TMC for ek hornbeck

Six In The Morning Thursday 23 November 2023

Qatar says 13 hostages to be released from Gaza on Friday What we’ve learned about the Hamas and Israel hostage deal Here’s a quick recap of what we’ve just learned about the hostage release agreement announced by Qatari foreign ministry spokesman Majid al-Ansari: A pause in fighting will begin at 7am local time on Friday, both …

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Late Night Music: Gary Moore – Still Got The Blues