The day after Thanksgiving is nationally known as Black Friday for its capitalistic excess associated with open season Christmas shopping. This site is devoted to giving shoppers advance notice of various stores' Black Friday bargains. A lot of these "bargains" are available online , sometimes exclusively. Not a chance in hell I'm shopping that day. I'd rather slide naked down a barbed-wire bannister into a pool of lemon juice. Maybe then I would buy some of these cool band-aids.

Edit: Caveats about Black Friday. (link)


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