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You have to watch the Grizzwald family in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation or the Parker family in A Christmas Story at least once every holiday season for the rest of your life, with the catch being that the film you DON’T choose gets eradicated out of existence forever. YOU MUST CHOOSE!
Mine isn’t a tale of reckless debauchery, but it was one of the rare occasions where my nominal gifts actually managed to impress people rather than alienate them. Hopefully yours are a lot less boring.
There probably hasn’t been a year where a new variation of A CHRISTMAS CAROL hasn’t been produced–whether it’s a movie, a TV special, a very special episode, a cartoon or something else entirely.
What’s the one holiday album that you could listen to anytime of the year? The one that you think is as important as any other album its creator has ever released?
You may think it’s strange, but there’s a joy to dining solo that I haven’t been able to recreate anywhere else.
One of my weirdo hobbies is to try and imitate some of my favourite non-singing singers singing covers they are unlikely to ever perform.
You know they are guilty and it’s only a matter of time before they are sent to prison–where they will almost certainly be irreparably damaged.
To deal with these emotions I think about all the things I have not lost. The friends who remain.
Thanks to the Internet we can read the temperature in the cultural room far more easily than ever before
I say this because my dominant dream from my youth was pretty frickin’ dark and involved all of you no longer existing.
Would the love you experience be enough for you to put up with the rest of the world thinking you’re crazy? Or would you have to give up your fantasy for something people can actually believe?
There in the corner is an enormous elaborately decorated Christmas tree sitting beside an equally elaborate nativity scene constructed using department store mannequins.
You can totally be the God of Air Conditioning or the God of Easy Listening Music if that’s what you’re into.
It’s a weird sensation finding out that anonymous strangers don’t like you.