Christmas Grab Bag

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Alison Nastasi reports on some of the more interesting ways Christmas is observed in cultures around the world at Flavorwire.com: http://flavorwire.com/428646/strange-christmas-traditions-around-the-world/view-all/

At Truth Jihad, host Kevin Barrett interviews Ethan Indigo Smith about the Christmas Conspiracy:

A sampling of Smith’s provocative thoughts on Christmas can be found here: http://news-beacon-ireland.info/?p=15247

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Daily Kos recently did a post on the background of one of my favorite Christmas songs, “Christmas in the Trenches“, while a Fanpop.com article from last year delivered a devastating take-down of one of my least favorite Christmas songs, “Do They Know It’s Christmas?“.

Consolidation of media ownership + corporate propaganda = (rather unsettling) comedy gold:

The Onion looks back at It’s a Wonderful Life:

A hilarious but deeply cynical Rankin/Bass-style musical number (NSFW):

Hope you all have a happy Wednesday!

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