Attention, children! Thanksgiving will soon be upon us, and unless the cook in your household provides a vegetarian option, that means turkey—a bird that has been raised to be axed, packaged and raced to your grocer's freezer, ultimately to wing its way onto your family's table. There, it will be presented on a platter, its legs splayed in a most ungainly fashion—let's hope it's been spared the further indignity of those ruffled paper anklets—before its flesh is torn to pieces and ingested by a gang of ravenous humans who will later fall asleep on the couch while watching football. It's the American way. We are, after all, a nation... More >>>