WKRP and the Greatest Thanksgiving Promotion of All Time

Over at his site today, fellow Patheos blogger Deacon Greg Kandra calls an episode of “Cheers” the best Thanksgiving episode ever. Though I’m a big “Cheers” fan, I counter his assertion with my pick for best Thanksgiving-themed TV episode ever. It’s from the 1970s show “WKRP in Cincinnati” in which radio station boss Arthur “Big [Read More...]

A Thanksgiving Day Prayer

I’ve seen the following Thanksgiving Day prayer by Samuel Pugh in various places over the years, so I’m posting it here as well if you need one for around the family table this holiday: “O God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me to remember the [Read More...]

Giving Thanks to God is Always in Season

The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: It’s never “just another Thanksgiving,” of course. The holiday is so ingrained in us as Americans that each one is a day unto itself–a day given over to family, to abundant feasting, and, to be sure, an acknowledgment of the special graces that flow our [Read More...]

Learning to Love Your Mother-in-Law on Thanksgiving

Bob Brody never got along with his mother-in-law – and he let the whole world know it in a 2011 column he penned for New York’s Daily News. His specific problems with Antoinette “Nettie” Chirichella of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, were that she talked too loud and too much, was an incessant worrier, and tended to focus [Read More...]


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