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PETA Wants to Ban Reindeer

PETA is out to get Santa’s reindeer. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are calling on city officials in Brisbane, Australia to skip using live reindeer in the annual city Christmas celebrations this year. The annual Christmas parade, which […]

Thieves Steal 300-Pound Ornament

Thieves have stolen a 300-pound Christmas ornament that is 8-feet tall from a Houston area shopping center. The ornament has a value greater than $7000. Shopping center officials indicate the ornament disappeared during the overnight hours between Tuesday and Wednesday […]

Yule Goat Set on Fire Again

Sweden has the odd tradition of the Yule Goat — a giant, festively decorated goat made of straw that is erected outside of an Ikea store in the city of Gavle. For the 35th time since 1966 it was set […]

Christmas Advert Season in Britain

Our British cousins have several quirky Christmas customs. They love to shop by the glow of billions of Christmas lights that flip on in early November. They can’t understand eggnog even though they indirectly invented the stuff. And the breathlessly […]

Santa Claus Surges in Latest Polls

Frustrated American voters are engaging in a write-in campaign hoping to elect Santa Claus as President of the United States. Recent polls in Florida, Ohio and especially in North Dakota show Santa surging with as much as 5% of the […]

Petition Blasts Store Over Christmas Shirt

It’s not even Halloween yet and the crazies are out already complaining about Christmas fashions. Last year, a hubbub in the U.S. and Canada arose over shirts claiming the wearer had O.C.D — Obsessive Christmas Disorder — and that the […]