Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree!
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 December 2010
Stats: 17,437 views and 1 Comment

People take great pride in their Christmas trees, whether they be real or artificial. Colored or white lights? Bows and ribbons, or strings of beads? The possibilities are endless.

Rebbe Judah Jewstein’s Guide to the Christmas Season for Jews
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 23 December 2010
Stats: 6,072 views and 4 Comments

Why in the world would you try to make Chanukah into some sort of Jewish Christmas? Are you mental?

I Like Xmas Music, and So Do You (Oh Yes, You Do)
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 20 December 2010
Stats: 57,933 views and 2 Comments

If you like music, then you like Xmas music. I’m not talking about the crap you hear at the mall or the post office. I guarantee there’s a healthy dose of magnificent holiday music for you.

Christmas in Japan
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 16 December 2010
Stats: 11,475 views and 1 Comment

They celebrate Christmas in Japan, but it’s nothing you get the day off work for; it’s more akin to Valentine’s Day. They celebrate a weird version of Valentine’s Day, too, but that’s another story.

Things We Like: Christmas Sweaters, The Sullivan Nod, and “The Mighty Thor”
Posted in Things We Like on 11 December 2010
Stats: 7,454 views and 1 Comment

The subliminal suggested-sell, the hammer of the gods, and the Christmas sweater — which one do you fear the most?

A Modest Christmas Wish
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 10 December 2010
Stats: 4,550 views and No Comments

This one is for those who try and ruin Christmas for everyone. I am taking it on myself to douse you with a liberal helping of Christmas cheer whether you want it or not.

Christmas Cheer in Lower Queen Anne
Posted in Seattle on 9 December 2010
Stats: 3,897 views and No Comments

I lay my hat in Lower Queen Anne, where cohabiting young couples, daffy cat ladies and people who have made poor life choices meet. It’s also Seattle’s Christmas Central.

What’s That? You Need Holiday Presents?
Posted in One Million Watts on 29 November 2010
Stats: 4,625 views and No Comments

You say it’s the holidays and you need presents for your friends and family? We have a few suggestions. Turns out this site is sponsored by Archie McPhee!

Wreath Havoc!
Posted in One Million Watts on 15 November 2010
Stats: 8,105 views and No Comments

Why can’t I just get a Styrofoam ring and make my own holiday wreath? A little hot glue and some straight pins and voila!

Things We Like: Henry Murals, “Melvin and Howard,” and Wrapping Kittens
Posted in Things We Like on 13 November 2010
Stats: 5,633 views and No Comments

How to wrap a kitten for Christmas! Plus: Melvin Dummar makes a friend, and Ryan Henry Ward paints the town.