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Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we address the great American class divider: Are your tree lights white or colored, or even (gasp) blinking?
Every year you show up with a stack of giftcards from Rite-Aid. And every year your family roasts your chestnuts for waiting until the last minute to do your shopping. This year will be different.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we show how saying grace before a holiday meal doesn’t have to be a chore, and how if you know what to say, your thoughtful words may make the holidays more special. And then sometimes not.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we answer a late, incoherent letter to Santa Claus that was mistakenly delivered to our offices.
Last year you did all your shopping on the drive to grandmother’s house, but this year you’ve got a chance to make good.
Your parents and friends enjoy Christmas for similar reasons: your personal embarrassment, shame, and discomfort, assuming you’ve behaved badly enough to warrant their bowls full of jelly.
Experts answer what they know. The Non-Expert answers anything. This week we determine once and for all the existence of Santa Claus.
Don’t know what to get your (sorta) loved ones for the holidays? Well, there’s always powdered urine.
You know Santa: cheeks like a rose, nose like a cherry. Now meet the Krampus, a boozy, goat-horned menace that whips European children during the first days of December.
Thanksgiving’s over, Chanukah’s in full swing, and Christmas is right around the corner. Our recommendations for what to get that special someone, i.e., yourself.