By JD ECARMA I’ve always loved classic Christmas movies: “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “Meet Me in St. Louis,” “Home Alone.” But this year I’ve found myself overdosing on the most sugary form of holiday...
To some people, being pregnant means glowy Instagram selfies and gender reveal parties and pinning nursery pictures and prenatal yoga. To me, being pregnant has meant keeping puke bags in the car.
Here are seven examples of Christmas traditions that were under fire this year.
People could not fathom the idea of going to a place where Internet was spotty at best and there was no air conditioning.
Would “Home Alone” be the same without Catherine O’Hara’s speech in the middle of an airport? Have you really heard “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” if you haven’t teared up over the original (and heartbreaking) Judy Garland rendition in “Meet Me in St. Louis”?
Santa Claus is dead.
Jesus is not (anymore).
If I want my kids to believe the second statement, why would I deny the veracity of the first?
With the Christmas season in full swing, I feel that it’s a good idea to share from my experience how to get the little girl in your life excited about LEGOs.
Reasonable Christians all know that a) Starbucks has always been a secular joint and b) urging businesses to adopt your religious symbols smacks of hypocrisy when there’s that whole gay wedding cake argument going on.
There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else, there’s the Saks Fifth Avenue catalog.