Weekend Edition: Xmas 2010

My Christmas Present to You

  • Far too many of us really should heed the advice of this website but explaining it would ruin it. Just go there.

Blog Headline of the Week

Christmassy Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

Bookish Linkage

  • Not so much a link as another reason why I don’t do my “best of” lists until the year actually ends. This morning I read what may be my favorite first sentence in a book in years: “October 12 was a good day for a killing.

We’re gonna … have the hap, hap, happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny fucking Kaye. And when Santa squeezes his fat white ass down that chimney tonight, he’s gonna find the jolliest bunch of assholes this side of the nuthouse.

Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase), National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation


1 comment to Weekend Edition: Xmas 2010

  • Re the crybaby jobhunters: as someone who writes about the worst economic crash of our history, I’m always aware that it’s true that if you have an okay place to live and can pay for food and electric, then it’s wise to count your blessings.Okay to cry maybe if you also cry for everybody else out there looking for work.