Retrace a Classic on this “Planes, Trains & Automobiles” Road Trip

When it comes to road trips, there's no better way to celebrate the holiday than to retrace the route depicted in the greatest Thanksgiving movie ever! Follow in the hilarious steps of Neal and Del on this Planes, Trains & Automobiles Adventure. Just try not to set the car on fire. » 11/28/13 2:31pm 11/28/13 2:31pm

How To Make Mashed Potatoes (Because That's All They'll Let You Make)

Insofar as your entire life, to this point, can be understood as a series of undertakings begun in earnest, gradually disintegrated by pressure and time, and then finally destroyed with sudden, spasmodic violence, you—exactly you, you there, reading this now—are the perfect person to make and bring the mashed potatoes… » 11/23/13 2:27pm 11/23/13 2:27pm

Morons Who Crashed Matching Corvettes In Thanksgiving Drag Race…

I remember sitting in my brother-in-law's living room last Thanksgiving Day, enjoying holiday meats laced with tryptophan when I noticed an urgent message form a guy I went to high school with saying he had video of two silver Corvettes crashing during an illegal street race on the pine-lined avenues of The Woodlands, … » 11/12/12 3:40pm 11/12/12 3:40pm

How to cook an entire Thanksgiving dinner on a race track

The attention of drivers at the annual 13-hour endurance race at Virginia's International Raceway is constantly split between the track and the delicious scent of smoking meats wafting into their race cars. That's thanks to a crazy competition pitting teams of corner safety workers against each other in a trackside… » 11/22/11 12:00pm 11/22/11 12:00pm

Detroit Football Fans' Anti-Nickelback Crusade Drawing Major Support

The resilient, rough chuckles-enduring people of Detroit put up with dog poop air, crime-ring moms, crime-ring stray dogs, fake Koch evictions, and 1,001 other ills. But they refuse to sit through a Nickelback half-time show during this Thanksgiving's Lions-Packers game. Uninspired Canadian crap rock is where they draw … » 11/05/11 7:30am 11/05/11 7:30am

Happy Thanksgiving, Enjoy Your Engine Hoist Turkey Deep Fry!

In addition to these ten cars and five of these ten deals, we're also thankful we're not working today. In the meantime, here's Bumbeck's guide to deep-frying your turkey using an engine hoist for the dippin'. Enjoy and be safe! » 11/26/09 10:30am 11/26/09 10:30am

Jalopnik Has Too Much Turkey, Going On Half-Day Schedule Today

Well loyal readers, if you're like us you may have had too much turkey last night (and spent too much time watching the evil Green Bay Packers put the beat down on our hapless Detroit Lions) and you're looking to spend today vegging out or having a blast out at some Black Friday sales. We'll be doing some of that today … » 11/23/07 8:30am 11/23/07 8:30am

Don't Get Stuffed: Turkey Day List of Worst Speed Traps

In honor of Thanksgiving Day, the National Motorists Association has issued a revised list of speed traps. Some of the smaller town information is helpful (be wary of Uniontown, Alabama), though we're not sure how you're supposed to avoid all of Houston when traveling. With the weather turning south, we're guessing a… » 11/21/07 1:30pm 11/21/07 1:30pm