Dillan DiGiovanni thinks that patriotism isn’t just red, white and blue or merely black and white, either. This Independence Day holiday has been unique for me. For the first time in a while, I’ve considered how perplexing patriotism can be. For the past few years I sat along the Charles River on the Cambridge […]
You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
Michael L. Stoller would like to wish everyone a very happy holidays. Shouldn’t that suffice?
It’s not the tree that matters. It’s the memories.
Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?
Craig Playstead is humbled—once again—by his son and a simple truth about Santa.
It’s the secularism, gluttony and consumerism threatening our most glorious holiday that gives me that warm Christmas feeling.
Santa Bob has a new heart and will be listening to the secret wishes of children and adults for many years to come.
CJ Kaplan is surprised by some visitors of Christmas present.
A heart attack lead to unbelievable news – Santa Bob needed a new heart. Bob Boyer writes about his journey from transplant patient back to the Red Suit.
Being Santa is a calling, and when the red suit called, Bob Boyer answered.
In all the ways decorating can feel feminine, men can feel inadequate
Have Yourself A Tacky Christmas: Thanks for the Vacuum (and by Thanks I Mean Where’s My Real Present)
Give her the gift that sucks year round.
Danny explores whether the “Can Santa Be a Black Man?” bulletin board was inherently racist.
This can also be filed under “reasons children shouldn’t possess smartphones.”
If you were Rudolph, what would you have done in this situation? Would you have happily taken the lead at Santa’s sleigh and brought Christmas to all the girls and boys? Or would you have told jolly St. Nick to stick Christmas up his butt?
Shaun Chatman looks at why some costumes which seem to be the epitome of geekiness might be a not-so-smart idea.