I Don’t Celebrate Christmas

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Michael L. Stoller would like to wish everyone a very happy holidays. Shouldn’t that suffice?

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A Mother, A Son, A Metal Christmas Tree

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It’s not the tree that matters. It’s the memories.

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Rudolph’s Dad Is a Jerk: What My Daughter Taught Me About Modern Christmas

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER

Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?

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What Happens When Santa Doesn’t Deliver

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Craig Playstead is humbled—once again—by his son and a simple truth about Santa.

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Why I’m Not Threatened by the “War” on Christmas

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It’s the secularism, gluttony and consumerism threatening our most glorious holiday that gives me that warm Christmas feeling.

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The Call of the Red Suit: Santa is Still Here

I love my Merrimack Hall kids. Heck, I just love being Santa.

Santa Bob has a new heart and will be listening to the secret wishes of children and adults for many years to come.

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The Caroling Protocol

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CJ Kaplan is surprised by some visitors of Christmas present.

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The Call of the Red Suit: Santa Needs a Miracle

Every Santa needs a Santa Chair.

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.

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The Call of the Red Suit: Becoming Santa

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Being Santa is a calling, and when the red suit called, Bob Boyer answered.

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Why Men Don’t Like Decorating for the Holidays

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In all the ways decorating can feel feminine, men can feel inadequate

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Have Yourself A Tacky Christmas: Thanks for the Vacuum (and by Thanks I Mean Where’s My Real Present)

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Give her the gift that sucks year round.

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Are You Okay With a Black Santa?

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Danny explores whether the “Can Santa Be a Black Man?” bulletin board was inherently racist.

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Learning the Truth About Sex (and Santa)

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This can also be filed under “reasons children shouldn’t possess smartphones.”

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The Question Is…. If You Were Rudolph Would You Have Forgiven The Dudes Who Rejected You?

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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?

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7 Most Amazingly Stupid Halloween Costume Ideas for Geeks

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Shaun Chatman looks at why some costumes which seem to be the epitome of geekiness might be a not-so-smart idea.

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Two Christmases Aren’t that Cool: Seven Tips for Enjoying Holidays for Parents and Kids of Divorce

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Advice for divorced parents on how to enjoy split holiday time, from the team behind the documentary SPLIT

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