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Trashiest Thanksgiving Dish

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: Can we have a contest for trashiest Thanksgiving side dish? I will win. Canned Yams with marshmellows on them, IN YOUR FACE.

AKIE BERMISS: I don’t think i can beat that! however, we are trying to have an aabaraki (my band) thanksgiving on St. Barths this coming Sunday… and there’s not much American food to choose from. I may have something truly grotesque.

DANI ALEXIS RYSKAMP: IT IS ON. Aspic: leftovers embedded in unflavored Jell-O. TAKE THAT.
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Seasonal Showdown

HOWARD MEGDAL: To be certain, I find things to enjoy in all the seasons. But compared to Spring, the other three seasons are merely failures to live up to the promise brought about by the magical time between late March and late June.

JESSICA BADER: Ask just about any child in the United States what their favorite season is, and summer will be the answer you get. It’s not hard to figure out why – summer is the time of year with no school. Yet even though I’m now at the stage of my life where I work full-time just as much in July and August as any other months, summer is still special to me.

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: I can’t say exactly why Fall is my favorite season, but that almost seems appropriate. Sometimes the things you love the most defy explanation. Sure, I can name many, many reasons why Fall is a wonderful season, but most of those reasons are bittersweet, and tinged with melancholy. Kind of like Fall!

AKIE BERMISS: ‘Tis the season for a Season-off, but who among us shall speak for Winter? Is there any man-jack among you courageous enough to be Winter’s champion in her hour of need? None! None shall shall stand for her?! Then you give me no choice: I will take up the cause. I was born in April and so many feel I should have an affinity for Spring (which I actually kind of hate) when, in truth, the greater part of my gestation would clearly have taken part during Autumn and Winter. If I was on time (and I usually am!) I would’ve been conceived in July or August. In fact, I have long considered myself Winter’s son. And she has been a great mother to me. Continue reading

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