Tag: christmas

Holiday-themed award ribbons for grownups

Hey, I started something new. When I’m not blogging for Boing Boing or publishing my inbox zine, I’m busy crafting ways to take over the world. I mean, I’m busy trying to think of fun side hustles for myself. The first “hustle” out of the gate is Chicken Dinner Prize Co, a site I whipped […]

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Sleighing it: Google Santa Tracker is back for 2018 [APK Download]

Google’s Santa Tracker and Santa’s Village are both making a return this year, with a couple of new additions. This year Santa has decided to enable location sharing in Google Maps, giving you another way to follow his location come Christmas. This year’s app seems mostly the same as last year’s, with a minor bump […]

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The Conversation: That Christmas When the Trumps Saw Red

Bret Stephens: Gail, I was all set for us to converse about Michael Cohen and the Russians. And then the death of George H.W Bush — the only presidential candidate whose campaign I volunteered for (as a letter-stuffer in 1988) — reminded me that there was a time when our […]

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Pope Francis Warns Christians Not to Become ‘Paganized’ at Christmas

Pope Francis urged Christians to be “watchful” at the beginning of the Advent season, warning them to avoid spiritual laziness and falling into worldliness. “Even we Christians, who are also the people of God, risk becoming worldly and losing our identity, ‘paganizing’ the Christian style,” the pope told some 20,000 pilgrims and tourists gathered in […]

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Tis the Season to be Racist, As Two Police Officers Find Out Newports and Popeyes Don’t Belong on Their Christmas Tree

Image: iStock It’s the most wonderful racist ass time of the year. According to the Star Tribune, two Minneapolis police officers have been placed on administrative leave since they couldn’t drum up enough yuletide cheer with just egg nog and chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Instead, they decided to […]

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WATCH: Capitol Christmas tree delivered

WASHINGTON – The 2018 Capitol Christmas tree is set to be delivered Monday morning at the West Lawn of the Capitol Building. The 82-foot noble fir was cut down earlier this month in Oregon, and will be lit in early December. The White House Christmas tree, a 19½-foot tall Fraser fir, arrived last week. Watch a […]

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Real vs. Artificial Christmas Trees: What’s the Greener Choice?

It’s the centerpiece of the biggest holiday of the year for many American families: the Christmas tree, the focal point for parties and presents, replete with favorite ornaments and lights. Some cherish the scent of a real tree and the tradition of bringing it home, while others prefer the tidier […]

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SBA Administrator: Shop Small Business Saturday for Big Economic Benefits

Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon touted Friday the economic benefits to the United States of shoppers partaking in “Small Business Saturday.” After Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday, a day focused on supporting small businesses who compete with big, national, and online stores as Americans head into the Christmas gift-giving season. McMahon […]

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