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Songs from the Naughty List

It’s strange how sometimes I’ll see topics trending on the Internet as if they’re something new when they’re obviously not. That’s not to say that I mind discussing the same topics repeatedly (I do it all the time, as you … Continue reading

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Don’t Say Nothing Bad About My Baby New Year

Rudolph’s Shiny New Year – This 1976 Rankin-Bass special is currently up on YouTube, although I can’t say whether it will stay there. I can’t recall having seen this one before, although Beth had. The most famous reindeer of all … Continue reading

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Battle for the Holidays

This might well be the last post I make before Christmas Day, and I wanted to direct your attention to this post on Northier Than Thou, which sums up the problems with the imagined War on Christmas. While the religious … Continue reading

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Return of the Yeti

As with other legendary animals popular with the cryptozoology crowd, stories of the Yeti, or Abominable Snowman, have only been documented to fairly recent times. Conspiracy theorists will insist that the creature appears in some versions of the Ramayana, but … Continue reading

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