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The Story of Young Santa

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.24.2015 | Books
Irene Monroe

The magic of Christmas lies in ritual. For me it's reading a Yuletide tale. As a child the ritual was my carefully handwritten letters to Santa, and...

Five Cautionary Tales From Holiday Cartoons

Magnolia Ripkin | Posted 02.19.2015 | Comedy
Magnolia Ripkin

Have you ever thought about what lessons these shows are teaching? They seem heartwarming, but they should really be classified as cautionary tales. Here is what I've learned from watching Christmas specials.

You'll Never See These Holiday Traditions The Same Way Again

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.20.2014 | Comedy

Well, there go your holiday memories. Jimmy Fallon's "Thank You Notes" just revealed the truth behind some of your favorite holiday traditions, and...

Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol Makes the Jump From Beloved Holiday Special to Broadway

Jim Hill | Posted 02.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Here's a challenge for all of you Christmas trivia buffs out there: Name the first-ever animated holiday special produced especially for television.

When 'Maury' Meets 'Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer,' Magic Happens

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.09.2014 | Comedy

You are NOT the reindeer! In honor of the 50th anniversary of the “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," Jimmy Kimmel gave the special a Maury Povich ...

Reindeer Gamers

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.08.2015 | Technology
Jeff Danziger

Reindeer Gamers

If You Really Love Christmas That Much, Why Don't You Prove It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 12.24.2013 | Weird News

You may have seen your fair share of Nativity scenes and sipped your way through some grocery store eggnog, but we bet you still hum most of the words...

5 Children's Holiday Movies That You Haven't Grown Out Of

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 12.23.2013 | Entertainment

Christmas is all about spending time with family, but the addition of younger cousins to your celebration doesn't mean the day's entertainment options...

WATCH: This 'Antiques Roadshow' Clip Will Give You Back Your Childhood

Posted 12.23.2013 | HuffPost Home

You thought those ratty old stockings your mom has been hanging since 1985 were the ultimate throwback to Christmas past, imagine looking through your...

Rudolph the Duck Dynasty Reindeer

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Rudolph, the Duck Dynasty reindeer, Was a homosexual, And when Phil Robertson saw him, He launched into a long, strident, rambling tirade...

I Love It When Linus Reminds Me What Christmas Is About

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.18.2014 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

I am usually in the spirit of giving, my heart is usually open, and I believe in peace and good will toward everyone. And strangely, it is the holidays when I start to tighten up.

The Grinch Goes to Therapy

Abby Heugel | Posted 02.17.2014 | Comedy
Abby Heugel

Session Notes: Physician-ordered session after patient's heart "grew three sizes" and raised cardiac concerns. Also had a brief charge of theft by police. Seems anxiety has been plaguing patient since whole town has taken to ostracizing him for bad behavior.

Reindeer Version Of Broadway Fave Will Charm Your Face Off

Posted 12.17.2013 | Miami

Sorry, Idina Menzel: when we hear "Defying Gravity" now, we're no longer picturing a green nose! Check out this amazing video from Matthew Gordon,...

Never Mind About the Reindeer Who Saved Christmas -- Meet the Woman Who Rescued Rudolph and Santa Claus

Jim Hill | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Remember the film Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer? Well, in real life, the 9-inch tall Claus and 5-inch tall reindeer puppets used in the making of this 1964 production wound up spending the next 40 years under less than ideal conditions.

From Peanuts To Grinches To Elves -- Time For Those Christmas Classics!

Marlo Thomas | Posted 02.06.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

We all carry inside of us our collective Christmases and Hanukkahs -- the sight of twinkling lights and glowing candles, the sound of caroling and chanted prayers, the smell of pine trees and freshly fried latkes -- and it all comes rushing back to us every December.

Metrics for Winning The War on Christmas

Art Brodsky | Posted 02.05.2013 | Media
Art Brodsky

Sometimes with wars, it's hard to tell when it's won or lost. See Iraq and Afghanistan. The War on Christmas, as with any other war, needs a set of metrics to guide policymakers on the severity of the conflict, and to let those on the sidelines know when it's all over, or just slightly over, or if the cause is lost.

Santa's Workshop Is All Out of Pink! Ho, Ho, Ho!

Lori Day | Posted 02.03.2013 | Parents
Lori Day

My workshop has just run out of the color pink. I know, I know, tell me about it. Now, I know what you're thinking, parents. You're thinking, there goes Christmas for my girls! There it just effing went! But hang on a minute. Santa's no quitter, no sir.

WATCH: DMX Meets Your Favorite Christmas Movie

Posted 02.03.2013 | Comedy

If you missed DMX singing "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" Monday, don't worry. There's a new version of the song out, and it brings things to the nex...

DMX Sings A Christmas Carol

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

The holiday season is in full swing and DMX just can't keep his excitement to himself. The Ruff Ryders rapper proved he has been practicing his Ch...

What's Your Favorite Childhood Holiday Memory?

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.27.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

In my opinion, there can never again be anything as magical as Christmastime during my childhood in the 70's. Sure, every kid dreamed about the toys and presents they hoped to receive, but it was so much more than that.

Star Actor Sends Holiday Card Mocking GOP Candidates

Posted 02.23.2012 | Entertainment

Having played Andrew Jackson and next appearing as Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Walker knows a thing or two about off beat presidential-themed entertainm...

What Was Rudolph Almost Named?

AP | By HOLLY RAMER | Posted 12.23.2011 | Books

HANOVER, N.H. -- You know Dasher and Dancer and the rest of the gang. But do you recall, the most "Perfect Christmas Crowd-Bringer" of all? That's ho...

The Prof Who Stole Christmas

Claudia Gryvatz Copquin | Posted 02.21.2012 | Parents
Claudia Gryvatz Copquin

When they were little, I exposed my kids to a running onslaught of destructive bedtime stories, fairy tales, poems and nursery rhymes -- most of which contained not only bullying, but also rampant violence and reckless malevolence.

"Rudolph" Sings of Santa as Savvy Manager, Marketer

Michael L. Millenson | Posted 02.15.2012 | Comedy
Michael L. Millenson

Like everyone else, I've cheerfully hummed, whistled and sung along to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer for as long as I can remember. But when I listen...

Don't Judge Me, But the Rudolph TV Special Makes Me Cringe

Lincee Ray | Posted 02.14.2012 | TV
Lincee Ray

I promise I'm not Scrooge and would challenge any one of you to a Christmas movie quote-off. But you have to agree with me. Surely you think Rudolph bugs, right? Someone? Anyone?