Sure, we all know that Thanksgiving- the blessed holiday we're celebrating today - is an annual excuse to eat ourselves into oblivion, watch football, argue with the fam, and drink a boatload of beer.
But there are also a handful of things you might not know
about Thanksgiving, like that groups of Native Americans actually celebrate Un-Thanksgiving Day each year at Alcatraz.
Here are a few lesser-known facts we've compiled to help keep the day in perspective.
Enjoy, and pass the Christmas Ale.