A surprisingly poetic statesman once referred to “unknown unknowns.”
These are the things we don’t know we don’t know.
Falling squarely into that category: the real truth about “We Wish You A Merry Christmas.” Continue reading » » »
In the presence of the following creatures, Good King Wenceslas doffs his crown.
In the presence of the following creatures, the halls deck themselves.
In the presence of the following creatures, we all feel an extra zing of joy. Continue reading » » »
Well, do you?
It is not Feliz Navidad.
It is not an ad for footie pajamas.
It is… Continue reading » » »
There is much we could debate about Christmas carols.
We could debate whether or not Bing Crosby + David Bowie = pa-rum-pa-pum-pum-perfection.
We could debate whether playing Simply Having A Wonderful Christmastime in public should be considered a war crime.
But most of all, we could debate where the comma belongs in God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. Continue reading » » »
We hereby open this year’s Gratuitous Cat Photo season with a golden oldie. Continue reading » » »