Tag Archives: Holidays

A Guide to Surviving the Holidays

The holidays are here! Time to celebrate fun-filled days like Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Years! Time to eat food, play games, open presents, and play in the snow! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  That is, until something annually occurring happens. You have to… talk to your relatives! Continue reading A Guide to Surviving the Holidays

Holiday Movie Preview

The stretch between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is a goldmine of incredible filmmaking and predictable box office flops. With the Oscar race officially started, actors have begun to hunt for awards and screen writers have started to reach for their breakthrough. Whether you like fantasy or harsh reality, this holiday season offers something for every person willing to pay an arm and a leg for popcorn. Continue reading Holiday Movie Preview

Gimme Gimme Gimme: Holiday Consumerism in American Culture

What do you think of when you hear the words Holiday Season? Maybe you remember decorating the Christmas tree, lighting the menorah, the seven principals of Kwanzaa or one of millions of other holiday traditions. These days, though, it seems like all that Americans think about is the gifts. Continue reading Gimme Gimme Gimme: Holiday Consumerism in American Culture