holidays

Who Is The ‘New King’ In GOP’s Christmas Message? Twitter Has A Few Ideas (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Who Is The ‘New King’ In GOP’s Christmas Message? Twitter Has A Few Ideas (TWEETS/VIDEO)

Yesterday, the Republican National Committee (RNC) put out a very creepy Christmas message about President-elect Donald Trump. From the message: “Merry Christmas to all! Over two millennia ago, a new hope was born into the world, a Savior who would offer the promise of salvation to all mankind. Just as the three wise men did […]

A Southern Pastor: When Christmas Is Blue

A Southern Pastor: When Christmas Is Blue

Today, on Christmas Eve, as I go about preparing for Candlelight Service tonight, looking forward to a gathering with my family tomorrow, and enjoying quiet time with my son, I can’t seem to fight back the tears. It isn’t that I am unhappy; I am just sad. I know that sounds ridiculous, but many of […]

5 Ways To Celebrate Holidays With Christian Friends And Family When You’re Not Religious

5 Ways To Celebrate Holidays With Christian Friends And Family When You’re Not Religious

Religious people may think that atheists and non-believers are fighting some kind of “War on Christmas,” but we really aren’t. Many of us enjoy spending time with friends and family anyway. Here are some tips on how to handle religious differences, from author David G. McAfee: 1. Ignore The People Who Say “Don’t Talk About […]

HISTORY: How Did The ‘Merry Christmas’ Vs. ‘Happy Holidays’ Battle Start? (VIDEO)

HISTORY: How Did The ‘Merry Christmas’ Vs. ‘Happy Holidays’ Battle Start? (VIDEO)

For years now, we have dealt with the “War on Christmas.” Some RWNJs are claiming that they are being persecuted because they say “Merry Christmas.” Many people think that we should say “Happy Holidays” instead. We can say whichever greeting or nicety we want to. There are many holidays that people celebrate in November and […]

Santa’s Sleigh IS Faster Than A Jet Plane

Santa’s Sleigh IS Faster Than A Jet Plane

Dealing with crazy relatives, crazy work schedules, and even crazier holiday shopping makes for a pretty stressful holiday season – especially for travelers. Airlines at least try to make the best of things for passengers, but no matter how festive they might feel, the usual holiday hell and Bah Humbug takes over, wiping the holiday cheer […]

Atheism At The Holidays, Or How The Godless Give Thanks Without Thanking God

Atheism At The Holidays, Or How The Godless Give Thanks Without Thanking God

Tomorrow marks the official start to Christmas (it would have been two days from now, but you know, capitalism), meaning that families will be coming together over Great-aunt Mabel’s mashed potato surprise (what’d she drop in it this year?!), eating trimmings, pies, and poultry personifying thankfulness, togetherness, and happiness. Your crazy, racist uncle aside, Thanksgiving […]

Waffle House Is Offering A Candlelit Dinner For Couples On Valentine’s Day

Waffle House Is Offering A Candlelit Dinner For Couples On Valentine’s Day

Waffle House and I have a long, long history. I’ve loved it since the 1980’s. Good simple food, cheap, and just a fun environment. But for Valentine’s Day? Why the heck not? Now I realize many women would balk at this, but not me. I’m all about interesting experiences. A candlelit dinner at Waffle House? […]

The Joyous List Of The 8 Most Popular Christmas Movies Ever

The Joyous List Of The 8 Most Popular Christmas Movies Ever

Here are the eight most popular Christmas movies?ever! Let’s enjoy?some festive trips down memory lane. Caution, many of you will not agree with the order,?think some movies were snubbed, etc…but to each his/her own. ?Here is the list from eight to one. 8.?A Christmas Story (1983) While this movie is definitely a holiday classic, I […]

This Is What An Amazon Warehouse Looks Like A Month Before Christmas

This Is What An Amazon Warehouse Looks Like A Month Before Christmas

This is what the Peterborough, Cambridgeshire Amazon fulfillment center looked like on Thanksgiving day. Black Friday?Deals Week is the busiest week of the year for the mega-retailer, with at least four million items expected to be ordered and shipped. That equates for 47 items per second, with a different “lorry” leaving one of Amazon’s eight […]

9 Ways To Pass Time In An Airport (VIDEO)

9 Ways To Pass Time In An Airport (VIDEO)

  Are you traveling this holiday weekend? The weather’s nice in most places, so you probably won’t get stuff due to bad weather, but you could miss your plane. BennyZProductions made a video to show us how to pass the time in an airport. From the video description: We got stuck in Dallas/Fort Worth Airport […]

Christmas For Dummies

Christmas For Dummies

Ah, Christmas! This time of year that we constantly hear that there is a war about, that we hear that we should be kind, loving, and embrace all- the time that stories have been written about of mystical encounters with spirits. But what is Christmas exactly? Christmas is many things to many people and is […]

Student Seeks To Rent Family For Holidays

Student Seeks To Rent Family For Holidays

Jackie Turner is a 26-year-old 4.0 presidential scholar at William Jessup University in Rocklin, Calif., but throughout her childhood she suffered many years of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. She’s worked hard to overcome the many obstacles and mistakes she’s made over the years to get where she is today, but there is one thing […]

14 Photos Of The Sad Reality Of Thanksgiving In ‘The Other America’

14 Photos Of The Sad Reality Of Thanksgiving In ‘The Other America’

For decades, strewn across the television, movies, the internets, magazines, and books are visions of Thanksgiving that include a giant table, laden with food, with a huge and happy family sitting around it. On the table are warm candles that lend a glow to the occasion and the table is covered in all the trimmings […]

Americans Go Hungry In a SNAP (and Nobody Cares)

Americans Go Hungry In a SNAP (and Nobody Cares)

Hungry? Broke? Tough luck, nobody cares. That’s about the long and short of it one would think. Yesterday’s $5 billion cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or food stamp program, has barely made a ripple in the media pond as of yet, though millions of Americans are already wondering how they are going […]