Category: Holidays

The history behind Xmas explained

Let’s talk about Xmas. To the uninformed. the word Xmas is a crass abbreviation, an affront to Christianity, and an example of how secular humanists are actively waging war on Christmas by trying to take Christ out of Christmas. If you are the type of person who gets upset whenever Continue Reading

The 2017 Turkey of the Year is a guy you’ve never heard of

At Thanksgiving, 91 percent of Americans will be eating turkey, the President gets to pardon a turkey, and on this blog a Turkey of the Year is crowned. The competition this year was steep, as the number of people in our society vying for the prize of top turkey seems Continue Reading

5 Uncomfortable Facts About Black Friday

If Thanksgiving Day is the acknowledgement of how much we have to be thankful for, Black Friday is the acknowledgment of how much we still want. In a testament to American values, we spend Thursday paying tribute to gluttony and Friday paying tribute to materialism. Here are five things you Continue Reading

Everything you think you know about the first Thanksgiving is probably wrong

While the modern celebration of Thanksgiving is marked by turkey, mashed potatoes, time with family — and more recently — sales events, it is important to note that the first Thanksgiving, (or what we like to think of as the first Thanksgiving) isn’t what we think it is. The celebration we have Continue Reading