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THANKS GIVING / THANKS TAKING – Debunking the Myths & Celebrating the Virtues of the Holiday on THE FREAK POWER TICKET (Monday, November 25)

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Young America Films presents A DAY OF THANKSGIVING

Of the next broadcast of “The Freak Power Ticket” (Monday, November 25th), producer/host Ted Coe writes: “Today we’ll share a mix of humor, satire, sentiment, and the deadly serious, reviving a series tradition with a left-wing revisionist infomercial about the Thanksgiving holiday.

We’ll hear: instructional-film platitudes from the 1950s; an Arlo Guthrie classic from an unexpected source; dark humor from the Beat Era icon William S. Burroughs; tough lessons in U.S. history from Howard Zinn, political-prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, and Native American activist/scholar Ward Churchill; material from Jim Jarmusch‘s classic anti-western film Dead Man and the late Antonia Bird‘s Manifest Destiny horror-satire Ravenous; holiday blues and R&B from Louisiana Red and Andre Williams; Beach Boys outtakes and a Johnny Cash rarity; a Woody Guthrie cover by indigenous punk band Blackfire; and a Black Friday set brought to you by Adbusters, Fossil Aerosol Mining Project, Reverend Billy & The Church of Stop Shopping, and The Jam.

The Holidaze are fast approaching. ‘It’s Thankstaking time again, Charlie Brown!’”

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“The Freak Power Ticket” airs on Mondays in the fall from 11am-12noon.