Small House of Everything

Small House of Everything

Thursday, November 23, 2017


  • How Jon Stewart celebrated Thanksgiving:
  • Here's a little bit of history from Stan Freberg:
  • And no thanksgiving can be complete without this clip from WKRP in Cincinnatti:
  • Unlike many, I like Brussel sprouts.  Like many, I like bacon:
  • To show you how to cook a turkey, here's the Swedish chef (with an assist from Danny Kaye):
  • For some, Thanksgiving can be a bit disturbing:
  • For our Thursday old-time radio selection, here's the Thanksgiving program from The Burns and Allen Show, November 18, 1940
  • In yesterday's "Something Is going To Happen," the EQMM blog, editor Janet Hutchings reprints Edward D. Hoch's "The Thanksgiving Chicken" from the mid-December 1995 issue of EQMM
  • A couple of songs from John McCutcheon.  First, "Thanksgiving Day," then "Calling All the Children Home," which was inspired by the way McCutcheon's mother would call him and his siblings to dinner:
  • William Bell Scott's poem "End of Harvest," with eight different narrators -- take your pick:
  • And Ernest Vincent Wright's poem "When Father Carves the Duck," this time with eleven different readers to choose from.
  • Ten comic strips with their take on the holiday:
  • Irish people taste test Thanksgiving food:
  • Two years ago, the stars of Bones offered this holiday greeting from the Old West:
  • How to avoid political arguments over the dinner table:
  • A brief history of Thanksgiving:
  • This I Believe:  Gratitude:
  • And, for a bit of music from the past, here's Mary Chapin Carpenter:



  1. Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

  2. George, may you, Diane, Katie, Patrick, and Big Orange have a wonderful day!