Tag - holidays

Help Me Rox with Rox of Spazhouse, Mighty Bill and Jon Boutelle on the board

Help Me Rox #5: Holiday Ho Ho Hos

Widge’s Note: Late putting this one up. Sorry for that. 2012 wasn’t finished stealing my lunch money. Holidays. Fitness. Sex. No matter what your issue, you should feel no fear. For Rox has arrived with another episode of Help Me...

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Games (Very...

At two weeks out or so, depending on your holiday persuasion, time is growing increasingly short for any gift acquisitions still left on your list. Thoughts of circling the mall parking lot for an hour or more looking for a space fly through...

Comfort Guide: Taking the Lead in the...

We’re constantly in bewilderment as to what to do, how to conduct ourselves. What is the proper musical accompaniment for being a pirate? What are the safe choices for wedding cake toppers? What is the right thing to leave out for...

Eartha Kitt: Santa Baby

13 Days of Xmas – Day 8: Santa Baby

For the purported birthday of Jesus, there is an awful lot of sin during Christmas. Greed and gluttony are the usual suspects with wrath and pride following close behind. But I would like to talk about my favorite sin: Lust. Seemingly...

13 Days of Xmas – Day 6: Demented...

So this post on Senses Working Overtime reminded me just how much Dr. Demento was a part of my growing up. And his Christmas songs were the stuff of legend, especially when you were just a kid and you were tired of hearing all the normal...

Ronald McDonald and Santa Claus

13 Days of Xmas – Day 5: Top 10...

We’ve all grown with Christmas commercials. And some people try to tinkle on everybody’s parade by going on and on about how Christmas is too commercialized and it’s just a ruse to get everybody to spend lots of money on...

Cover of the Sears 1985 Wish Book

WishbookWeb is a Holiday Retro Buffet

Man, we thought we had stumbled on something when we posted that bit about the 1979 Sears Wishbook. But I’m Learning to Share! positively throws down a retro goldmine of goodness: a link to WishbookWeb.com. A 1944 Wards Christmas...

White Christmas

13 Days of Xmas – Day 2: White...

So there I was, minding my own business, when I ran across a Dean Martin version of “White Christmas” over at Check the Cool Wax. In fact, here it is now: Direct link for the feedreaders. Not bad, huh? Of course it’s not:...

Jim Gaffigan

Happy Thanksgiving From Needcoffee.com

For our American readers, Happy Thanksgiving. But see, I think Thanksgiving should be a universal holiday. So around the world, if you feel you need an excuse to have that extra hunk of cheese, or that cupcake, or that extra slab of...