Quantcast
Home » Topics » Christmas

U.S. shoppers to carry on, post-Christmas

Christmas may be over, but US shoppers will fill stores this week to use their new gift cards, look for post-holiday bargains — and to exchange some unwanted presents, industry trackers say. Fifty-seven percent of Americans planned to shop on Monday, the day after Christmas, as compared with 43 percent who…

Friday Genius Ten “A Very Anglophile Christmas” Edition

I don’t like Christmas music. But I do like having days when you’re expected not to work, but instead to eat stuff and goof off! And Christmas totally counts. So, in honor of Christmas—and all the holidays—I thought I’d build today’s Friday Genius Ten off Blur’s “Bank Holiday”, a legitimately…

Attack of the Christmas-hating Democrat slutburgers!

I couldn’t decided what funny story about full of shit Christian right wingnuts I wanted to blog more, so you’re getting both today. Item #1: Long time anti-choice hate mongers Joe and Ann Scheidler are claiming someone threw a brick through their window with this note attached. The note reads:…

Jesus Was Born In A Desert

The War on Christmas goes right up to the 11th hour. Build-A-Bear has a series of videos on their website which mention global warming, and, well, they’re building “eco-fascist Manchurian candidates”, although I’m not sure what the normal Build-A-Bear audience is going to be running for. Third grade class president?…

Diamonds to hold you over until February

It’s the holiday season, which means a series of annoyances, including the fake War On Christmas, relentlessly stupid Christmas carols, trying to figure what to buy your loved ones whose taste is impossible to guess, and the fucking cold weather. But topping the list of the most head-bashingly annoying traditions…

Socks and underwear for Christmas

The inevitable post-Black Friday stories report that while it wasn’t as bad as it could have been, spending was way down and profits even more down. Being reflexively liberal, I have a scoffing “so what” reaction, but I know that this isn’t so great, realistically speaking. Black Friday is not,…

Google+