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Tonight is rainy and windy out, and nothing much is happening, so it's as good a time as any to talk about how I spent my Thanksgiving, since I was too busy at the time to do so.

Thursday at noon Eric and I convened, with most of the rest of his siblings and his niece and nephew, at his mother's home for a traditional Thanksgiving turkey with the trimmings. After dinner, we watched a nature photographer named Austin Stevens wrestle with extremely poisonous snakes for awhile. Later on, Eric and I seized control of the remote (something that almost never happens at these family get-togethers) and found a station that was showing James Bond films all day. We caught the tail end of "For Your Eyes Only" and watched all of "A View to a Kill," which was so unbelievably bad that it was absolutely fascinating.

During the Bond marathon, we saw a TV ad for John Cusack's new movie, "The Ice Harvest". Since it was still early and I didn't have to go to work the next day, we decided to go see it. The commercial we had seen suggested that it might be another black comedy like "Grosse Pointe Blank", which is still one of my favorite movies of all time. Unfortunately, the greatest resemblance between "Ice Harvest" and "Grosse Pointe Blank" was the protagonist's wardrobe.

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