Christmas

Kazakhstan Bodybuilder's Sex-Doll Wife Is "Broken" Right Before Christmas

Authored by Elias Marat via TheMindUnleashed.com, Mere weeks after bodybuilder Yuri Tolochko was wedded in unholy matrimony with his beloved sex doll Margo back in November, the odd couple’s relationship is already breaking down – quite literally – as yuletide festivities begin. The eccentric musclehead from Kazakhstan garnered world headlines last month when he married Margo in…

The Pentagon Spends Millions Invading Christmas Movies This Year

Authored by Tom Secker via AntiWar.com, Love boats, Oedipus complexes, and pants suits on a desert island – a pair of new schmaltzy films, courtesy of the US Department of Defense, are the Christmas present we could all do without. You know how it goes, you spend half your life waiting for the US military…

BBC Publishes Cringe Guide For "Talking To Conspiracy Theorist Relatives" At Christmas

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, The British Broadcasting Corporation, the bastion of all that is proper and right, has published a handy Christmas guide for how to talk down to relatives who believe in nasty ‘conspiracy theories’, and it’s a huge sack full of cringe. Prime Minister Boris Johnson effectively cancelled Christmas for a third of…

8 Ways Magic Mushrooms Explain Santa Claus & The Christmas Tradition

Via EvolveAndAscend.com, As we pass the winter solstice, so begins our end of year rituals. Ritual celebrations convoluted over time, only to fit in with the society today. The traditions of our popular culture (Christmas, New Years, etc.) actually find their roots in early Pagan ceremonies that guide us to the closing of a chapter,…

May This Year Bring Less Gifts And Far More Christmas

Authored by Bruce Wilds via Advancing Time blog, May this year bring to all more Christmas and less of the junk we have all come to know as gift giving. This time of year I find the mind-numbing barrage from stuff that peddlers are rushing to fill any need I can imagine overwhelming. These needs…

Dreaming Of A Christmas Without Stuff Nobody Wants Or Needs

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Freeing ourselves of unwanted/unneeded gift-giving is not just heresy in a debt-funded consumerist economy… it is tantamount to treason. Did you see the new “gotta-have” coffee-pod flavors this Christmas? Crayfish, Spanish Moss, Pumpkin Spicy Radish and Jungle Rot. Yowza, it doesn’t get any better than this… Future archeologists…

A Very COVID Christmas: Visualizing The Pandemic’s Impact On Festive Spending

By Tyler Durden From mass job losses to not seeing family and friends for months on end, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed people to their limits in 2020. As an incredibly difficult year draws to a close, Visual Capitalist’s Katie Jones notes that people are starting to accept that this festive season will be anything…

The Pentagon Spends Millions Invading Christmas Movies

Op-Ed by Tom Secker Love boats, Oedipus complexes, and pants suits on a desert island – a pair of new schmaltzy films, courtesy of the US Department of Defense, are the Christmas present we could all do without. You know how it goes, you spend half your life waiting for the US military to help…

A Very COVID Christmas: Visualizing The Pandemic's Impact On Festive Spending

From mass job losses to not seeing family and friends for months on end, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed people to their limits in 2020. As an incredibly difficult year draws to a close, Visual Capitalist’s Katie Jones notes that people are starting to accept that this festive season will be anything but typical. But…

Is "It's A Wonderful Life" The Perfect Christmas Film?

Authored by Alexander Larman via The Critic, This Christmas, more than any other, people will be slumped in front of their televisions, glass of something strong and dark in hand, looking in vain through the schedules to see if anything worthwhile is on. While some may be disappointed at the absence of festive ghost stories, entertainment…

Pound Leaks As Hopes For Brexit Deal Before Christmas Eve Dinner Wane

After another sleepless night for Brexit correspondents and diplomats on both sides of the English Channel, the British media is abuzz with talk about an imminent announcement of a trade deal between the UK and Brussels after Reuters broke news about a planned announcement earlier. However, hopes for a deal in time for Christmas Eve…

Fauci Wants Christmas Canceled: “Just One Of The Things You’re Going To Have To Accept”

Fauci Wants Christmas Canceled: “Just One Of The Things You’re Going To Have To Accept” Tyler Durden Thu, 12/17/2020 – 13:40 …declares that “independent spirit in the United States” is hurting his efforts…

NJ’s Murphy Warns Next Few Weeks “Are Going To Be Hell”; Germans Furious Over Christmas COVID Lockdown: Live Updates

Summary: NY cases top 10K for 5th day US cases decline slightly from record; 7-day still at record highs NJ Gov: winter “going to be hell” Germany enters 3-week hard lockdown Portugal sees another record Half of Brazilians wouldn’t take vaccine Malaysia announced 1.3K new case * * * Following Friday’s latest record daily tally…

Watch: CNN Cancels Christmas – “We Just Can’t Do It This Year”

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Not content with metaphorically canceling Christmas in recent years in an attempt to be ‘woke’, CNN wants to literally cancel the holiday this year, declaring “we just can’t do it” because of COVID. CNN Newsroom host Boris Sanchez rolled out “medical analyst” Dr. Jonathan Reiner, setting up the segment…

Dr. Fauci Warns US Likely To Cancel Christmas, Hints That Masks & Social Distancing Are Here To Stay

By Tyler Durden Across the US, millions of Americans are planning on scaled-back Thanksgiving dinners, with only members of their immediate family “bubbles” invited. Mayors of some of America’s large cities, along with the governors of California, Oregon and Washington State, have asked residents to limit travel over the holidays. As angst about the spoiled…

Paris Health Official Urges “Cancel Christmas & New Year’s” As Virus Ravages Europe

France and the UK are in the midst of their second month-long lockdowns after rising numbers of COVID-19 cases while headed into the winter months. Both are enforcing tight new restrictions on their populations including closures of pubs, restaurants and other businesses deemed “non-essential”. And now some health officials are even talking “canceling Christmas” as absurd…