holiday




Why leave cookies for Santa? Not surprisingly, this tradition –  like many yuletide practices – has its roots in paganism, specifically a commandment from the god Odin (himself often cited as the…





Christmas isn’t always accompanied with holiday cheer, sometimes it comes with death threats. MSNBC reports: Iraqi Christians on Wednesday called off Christmas festivities across the country as al-Qaida insurgents threatened more attacks…


A man in Santa Maria, California has stoked outrage locally with his lawn display of Jesus shooting Santa Claus with a double-barreled shotgun, to protest the lack of attention paid to Christ at Christmastime. Residents are concerned by the scene’s close proximity to a school bus stop. I think it’s healthy for kids to see Jesus “taking out the trash.”


Christian-themed retailer Boss Creations is “putting the ‘Christ’ back into Christmas.” Putting one of these in the living room is a real conversation-starter…and after the holiday season is over you can hang…


“Not pagan Samhain celebrations or the like,” to quote Chiropteran, “but bright-orange, screaming-pumpkin, Trick-or-Treating Halloween.” It’s all about doing magic with the wild, pop mystery explosion that Halloween has become. The Universal…