THANKSGIVING Category

MYSTERY MEAT MIX 3: ROOM FOR DESSERT?

“Room for dessert?” Grandma TNUC asks in that sweet voice, as she slides a putrid-green thing filled with God-knows-what nuclear waste across the dinner table. Family members gasp and shriek in horror when they see what just landed on the otherwise very pleasant Thanksgiving holiday spread. Kids at the kid’s table run away crying. In-laws […]

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WILD, WILD TURKEYS.

Here at the TNUC Lair, we wouldn’t dare treat the Thanksgiving season as just a lull between the two big holidays. I suppose pretty good evidence of that can be found on not one, but two “Mystery Meat” mixtapes released over the past few years — the only Thanksgiving/holiday-feast themed mixtape series in existence. But […]

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MYSTERY MEAT MIX 2: THE SECOND HELPING.

For most of the year, Uncle T floats through life like a lump of crap, barely surviving on a steady diet of beer, cigarettes and Hungry Man dinners. However, once the holiday season rolls around a different kind of animal is unleashed. Since “at risk senior” Granny TNUC fled to the mountains of Nicaragua to […]

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SAX = GRAVY.

Listen up jive turkeys. With the holiday’s just around the corner, how’s about a heavy pouring of saxophone? Studies have shown that leading up to Thanksgiving, Uncle T and Auntie T listen to way more saxophone than any other time of the year. So what’s that all about? After extensive psychoanalysis and research, it seems […]

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HEAVY METAL STUFFING MIX.

Without question, my favorite Thanksgiving dish is stuffing. It’s the all-out-assault that combines every taste and mouth-watering aroma of the holiday into one big, lumpy, delicious glory. It’s also just as amazing right out of the oven as it is leftover and cold the next day. Stuffing can do no wrong. Much like a┬ádelicious mixture […]

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PAYING RESPECTS TO THE MAN.

Happy Holidays folks and welcome to another John Candy season. That’s right, this time of year Candy is supreme ruler of the holidays around here as movies like Planes, Trains & Automobiles, Home Alone and Uncle Buck are in constant rotation. Candy brought the nonstop laughs, but beneath it a sincerity and seemingly effortless realness […]

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