The War on Xmas 

8 moments in the War on Christmas

Pin It
Favorite
click to enlarge art15193widea.jpg

Eight landmark moments in the War on Christmas, 2011 edition:

8. The introduction of the .xxxmas Internet domain name.

7. The widespread adoption of terms like “holiday tree,” “holiday party” and “holiday pink slip.”

6. Any Black Friday video footage. Go ahead, YouTube it.

5. The White House-mandated lyric change in “The 12 Days of Christmas” from “A partridge in a pear tree” to “Obama’s birth certificate.”

4. A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas.

3. The best-selling tell-all memoir Path of Elf Destruction: Inside Santa’s Socialist Workshop.

2. The continued existence of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra.

1.
City Weekly skipping Christmas this week and going straight to New Year’s Eve.

Twitter: @Bill_Frost | BillFrost.tv

Pin It
Favorite

Speaking of The Ocho

  • Get a Job!

    8 red-flag phrases in local Craigslist job listings
    • May 7, 2014
  • Drinko de Mayo

    8 gringo drink specials to avoid on Cinco de Mayo
    • Apr 30, 2014
  • Utah ... Man?

    8 proposed "inclusive" lyric changes to the University of Utah's fight song
    • Apr 9, 2014
  • More »

More by Bill Frost

  • Faking News

    Eight ways to spot a “fake news” website
    • Nov 30, 2016
  • 'Toon Under

    Pacific Heat isn't quite Archer; Shut Eye is another Hulu winner.
    • Nov 30, 2016
  • Girls' Town

    Gilmore Girls returns, imperfectly perfect; Incorporated is a slick dystopia.
    • Nov 23, 2016
  • More »

Latest in The Ocho

  • Faking News

    Eight ways to spot a “fake news” website
    • Nov 30, 2016
  • No Thanks

    Eight texts to get you out of spending Thanksgiving with your family
    • Nov 23, 2016
  • Red, White & Screwed

    Eight just-dropped protest songs for a new America:
    • Nov 16, 2016
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • SLC FYI

    8 facts and tips for first-timers visiting Salt Lake City
    • Jul 15, 2015
  • WhiskeyPete Was Here

    8 other suspected "secret" online pseudonyms used by Mayor Ralph Becker's spokesman besides "WhiskeyPete" on The Salt Lake Tribune's website
    • Aug 5, 2015

© 2016 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation