Off Topic: A Different Sort of X-mas III (Updated)

OK, three years of updating this post and I'm still tired of the same old X-mas rut. Perhaps even more so this year as advertisers broke the Halloween Barrier and started with the forced cheer and jingly bells mid-October. As Louis Black put it, "How long does it take you people to shop?" This year's…

A Different Sort of X-Mas II (updated)

Tired of the same old Christmas rut? Me too--and then some! As a non-believer, I've gone through various stages since first walking out on an X-mas Mass, and the Church altogether, a little over 30 years ago, when a fat pig priest (didn't even have the requisite "sanctimonious smile") started talking A-bombs and calling down…

A Different Sort of X-Mas

Tired of the same old Christmas rut? Me too. So, I've gone off topic and slapped together a motley list of Christmas ditties from the various alternative subcultures that have enlivened the pale blue dot over the years. Enjoy! And do feel free to offer your own suggestions in the comments. Merry X-mas! Motley and…