When it was released in 1983, ‘A Christmas Story’ was only a modest success. However, over the years, constant television airings of the movie during the holiday season has made Ralphie Parker and the gang almost as synonymous with Christmas as the characters in ‘It’s a Wonderful Life.’
Although they remain ageless on the small screen, the kids from Hohman, Indiana are now middle-aged men in real life. See what they are up to below.
While the real Santa is a jolly old elf, some of his impostors who begin to pop up all around the non-frozen parts of the planet come Christmas time are a tad rough around the edges.
In fact, some of these mall jockeys and liquored-up revelers are downright sketchy. We’ve compiled a list of ten of these questionable Santas featured on the excellent Sketchy Santas blog so that folks with common decency and small children will know who to avoid this holiday season. Grab some expired egg nog and check them out below.
Despite all the glitz and glam, all the lights, tinsel and gifts, the holiday season doesn’t bring cheer to the majority of Americans. According to a new survey from Poll Position, only 37 percent of 1,072 adults surveyed answered that the holidays make them happier.
These days, the Christmas season kicks into full swing right after Thanksgiving ends, but it looks like the majority of Americans aren’t particularly thrilled with spending an entire month celebrating the holiday.
According to Harris Poll chairman Humphrey Taylor regarding a new survey, “The number of drivers who engage in potentially dangerous, in some cases extremely dangerous, behaviors while driving is terrifyingly high.”
Over the past decade or so, there has been some debate as to whether the government, public schools and retailers should use the word “Christmas,” or if they should use something more inclusive, like “the holidays.”
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