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How the Grinch Gave Universal Studios Hollywood a Christmas to Call its Own

Jim Hill | Posted 01.02.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

If you're still not quite ready to say goodbye to the 2015 holiday season, why not consider swinging by Universal Studios Hollywood this weekend? Where -- thanks to Ron Howard's The Grinch -- this theme park finally has a Christmas to call its own.

Why It Is Grinch Season

Kara Post-Kennedy | Posted 12.23.2015 | Women
Kara Post-Kennedy

THANK YOU for every card you send, every greeting you share. THANK YOU for every gift you choose, whether thoughtfully or out of obligation. THANK YOU for understanding that even though going-through-the-motions is all we can achieve sometimes, often it is enough.

12 Essentials For Your Christmas Movie Marathon

Loretta Bolger Wish | Posted 12.22.2015 | Entertainment
Loretta Bolger Wish

There are so many great Christmas movies that it's hard to know where to aim your remote at this time of year. Between classic Yuletide favorites, films whose Christmas segments have turned them into seasonal fare and an explosion of TV movies, the options are endless.

Donald Trump As The Grinch Will Put You In The Bah Humbug Spirit

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.22.2015 | Comedy

He's got lots of green and some say he's mean. So Donald Trump as The Grinch may not be that big of a stretch for his critics. CollegeHumor presents i...

Why I Still Love "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Paul Kraly | Posted 12.18.2015 | Entertainment
Paul Kraly

I must have been about two or three years old. I remember sitting under a Christmas tree, opening a present, and it was night-time, and I'd just manag...

Reclaiming the Christmas Spirit: Ten Great Christmas Movies to Help You Shake the Police State Blues

John W. Whitehead | Posted 12.15.2015 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

What a turbulent year it's been. For those of us who have managed to survive 2015 with our lives intact and our freedoms hanging by a thread, it has ...

This Kitten Makes An Awesome Grinch In A Pinch

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.14.2015 | Comedy

This cat doesn't look destructive, but then again avalanches are white and fluffy, too. Watch our feline friend wreak Grinch-like havoc in "How The Ki...

See State Troopers 'Detain' The Grinch During Christmas Toy Drive

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.13.2015 | Weird News

The Grinch won't be stealing Christmas this year. Georgia state troopers detained Dr. Seuss' fictional character at a children's toy drive in Moultrie...

How I Finally Developed Some National Pride

Sezin Koehler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Impact
Sezin Koehler

Being a Third Culture Kid -- someone who spent her developmental years outside her parents' home countries -- I never got the cultural coding that provides for a sense of nationalism or patriotism.

I'm Pretty Sure the Grinch Is a Dry Drunk

Allison Hudson | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Allison Hudson

Showing up to AA was like being surrounded by a bunch of happy-ass Whos -- all smiling and laughing and seeming like they didn't have a care in the world. Yes, I am convinced the closest place to Whoville is within the rooms of AA -- where there is a fellowship, friendliness and indescribable understanding that is unlike anything I have ever seen.

Is Dementia the Grinch Who Stole Christmas?

Mary Novaria | Posted 02.21.2015 | Fifty
Mary Novaria

I began to think of dementia as a Grinch -- descending upon our family, dimming the lights, stealing our baked goods, and taking away my mother's ability to give, which is really all she ever wanted to do.

6 Ways Not To Get Carried Away With Holiday Gift-Giving (Without Being A Grinch)

Posted 06.09.2015 | Money

As much as we love the holidays, looking at our bank accounts after they’re over usually has us quoting that other Christmas villain, “...bah, hum...

Santa's Divorce "Claus"

Charlie Carillo | Posted 02.22.2014 | New York
Charlie Carillo

When a story sounds too good to be true, it usually is -- especially around this time of year. But when Christmas carols fill the air and Jack Frost is nipping at your nose, even the hardest-bitten reporters can let their guards down for a real whopper.

Interview With the Grinch: Star of Universal Orlando's Grinchmas Speaks

Aaron Sagers | Posted 12.18.2013 | Weird News
Aaron Sagers

Forget about flying reindeer with incandescent beaks, elves on shelves or abominable snow bumbles. When it comes to Christmas cryptids, the marquee mo...

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.

Hey Everybody -- The Grinch Was White!

Alena Dillon | Posted 02.17.2014 | Comedy
Alena Dillon

Nobody has resisted this kidnapping of a holiday icon from the race of the Whos to the race of the Yodas. Why aren't we debating this? Why don't the Whos fight back? How can they let the Grinch's ethnicity be stolen? Et tu, Cindy Lou?

The Affordable Care Act Accident

Janis Powers | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Janis Powers

Those who support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or "Obamacare") see it as a landmark victory for Democrats in their pursuit to p...

Keep Hope Alive

Lester & Charlie | Posted 04.02.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Hey, in this country of inflationary inequality, gerrymandering, hanging chads and corporations that are people too, my friend -- the lottery seems to us like the last bastion of true democracy!

How The Menopausal Grinch Stole Christmas

Donna Highfill | Posted 02.24.2013 | Fifty
Donna Highfill

The time for holiday shopping has come, and my menopausal self is shockingly glum. After bad traffic, and an hour of parking, I've started my fussing, and whining and snarking. "They are so happy," I snarl and sneer. "Christmas is coming. Crap -- it's almost here!"

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.

WACTH: Big Boi Reads Dr. Seuss Classic

Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

Why is Big Boi reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss? More importantly, does it matter? Just enjoy it. He's got to do something when not...

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.

Festive A Capella 'Grinch' Cover Poised For Viral Success

Posted 11.27.2012 | Arts

The Christmas trees are already out, and the festive wreaths are all a-glitter, so it should come as no surprise that holiday tunes have already start...

Who's Behind Arby's $2M Gift to 'No Kid Hungry," Santa or the Grinch?

Joe Waters | Posted 02.18.2012 | Home
Joe Waters

There's a nagging question for me. Should a national leader in anti-hunger programs have a partnerhip with a fast food chain that sells mostly anti-nutritional foods that should be served to families with a side of Lipitor?

Beware of the Grinch Mentality

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Perhaps now, with the economy in its current state of uncertainty, people are being forced to redefine the meaning of Christmas and how it will be honored. Unfortunately, it seems the Grinch mentality (which is founded in the fear of "not enough") still pops its little green head up at this time every year.