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Sunday, March 26, 2017

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PC Police Cry Fowl over Christmas Dishtowel

Charleston, South Carolina is home to the latest violation of political correctness tied to Christmas. A gift shop there sold festive gift towel featuring a sprig of mistletoe with the words “Implied Consent” emblazoned below it. That was enough to outrage one female shopper. College of Charleston student Caroline Connell, 21, noticed the dish towel

PETA bans reindeer

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 runs from the December 16 till Christmas Eve, features locally bred red deer as part

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Make Christmas Great Again

There is a place called the Trump Store (of course) and it sells expensive stuff (no doubt), supposedly for the Trump Foundation (let me tell you). For sale is a $149 Christmas ornament shaped like the iconic Trump hat. It has, written in 14k gold (naturally), the words “Make America Great Again”. Can’t make this

Santa Cam

Santa Cam Trend Keeps the Kids in Line

Millennial parents are skipping the hot trend of Elf on the Shelf from a few years ago and are now leaning on Santa himself to do the spying on kids. A stroll through Instagram, Twitter and Facebook reveals that young parents are using “Santa Cam” ornaments and other fake spy cameras to get their kids

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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 this week. Surveillance video is being reviewed and the Houston Police Department is investigating the

Yule Goat

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 on fire and destroyed this week. This is how Swedes celebrate Christmas, folks. They build

Mrs. Claus

Mrs. Claus is…Not Nice

Okay, okay….so the British like their commercials to play like little movies. We don’t need them to make social statements. Behold the new ad from Marks and Spencer, which we can only assume is a snooty British department store. Their new ad takes on the previously demure reputation of Mrs. Claus — and they turn

Death Star

Put the Death Star at the Top of Your Tree

It’s a Star Wars Christmas and the evidence of that doesn’t get any strong than this new product available just in time for trimming your tree. No, it’s not a star that proclaims Peace on Earth. It is the Death Star — and we predict it will sell like crazy. For $100 you can top

Christmas too soon

Twitter Erupts into a War on Christmas

It is November 1st and for whatever reason that’s a benchmark in celebrating Christmas and the battleground is on Twitter. As soon as the clock determined that Halloween was over Twitter exploded with tweets claiming Christmas had arrived: It's 1st November?*Instantly puts Christmas jumpers and Bubl√© on* pic.twitter.com/vNeaN0lL70 — ASOS (@ASOS) November 1, 2016 But

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Halloween Christmas Trees are Officially a Thing

With the cries of Christmas creep ringing in our ears from the moans of the media we see now with our eyes a scene of wonderment and mirth — Christmas trees dressed up for Halloween. Yup, they are now, officially, a thing. We should have seen this coming. Nightmare Before Christmas is well beyond 20

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