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I Didn’t Mean For There to Be a Holiday Break

But I didn’t bring my laptop to Louisiana, didn’t have the right password for the blog, and the password change thinger didn’t work right. So I took a week off. Bloggery will resume tomorrow.

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Holidays on Tatooine

How do you celebrate Life Day when instead of O Tannenbaum you have O Sandinbaum? Well, you find the tallest, prettiest, sturdiest moisture vaporator in the area, decorate it with lights, candles, tinsel, and a star (or a piece of … Continue reading

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Santa’s Trench Run

For some reason it’s become a tradition that every Christmas I do a Star Wars Christmas Lego build. In this year’s entry, Santa delivers some presents. Not everyone who worked on the Death Star was naughty and Santa’s got a … Continue reading

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Hooray for America!

Torture crimes officially, permanently shielded In August, 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder — under continuous, aggressive prodding by the Obama White House — announced that three categories of individuals responsible for Bush-era torture crimes would be fully immunized from any … Continue reading

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Hung By the Chimney With Care

When you don’t wear stockings, you have to improvise. I’m not sure whose fancy house they’re spending the holidays in. It’s become something of a tradition for me to do a Star Wars/Christmas Lego build each year. Well, for 2008, … Continue reading

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In 1974 Rankin-Bass did a Hanukkah special in which a gentile kid learns about the holiday from a talking menorah voiced by Burl Ives. Sadly, Goy Meets Burl only aired once.

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A Plea for Sensible Thanksgiving Celebration

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, and everywhere I look it’s turkey this and duck that and chicken or goose the other and I have to wonder: America, why is your celebration of whatever the hell thanksgiving is a celebration of incomplete without … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Well, we made it through the oughts and now have a spanking new decade*! No matter how your 2009 was, I hope 2010 is much better! New Year’s resolutions? None for me, thanks. I don’t need that kind of pressure. … Continue reading

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