Category: celebrations & superstitions

Things we celebrate and observe.

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The Xmas Grind

This is The Nightmare Before Christmas It would be unfair to say Christmas snuck up on me this year. It’s… read more The Xmas Grind

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The Lost Comic Con and the Missed Comic Con

The 2013 New York Comic Con was my “lost Comic Con,” I was there in body but my exhausted spirit… read more The Lost Comic Con and the Missed Comic Con

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Tiananmen Tankman at 25

This past Wednesday, June 4, marked the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Massacre, when the Chinese government ordered the Red… read more Tiananmen Tankman at 25

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50something Spider-man

WARNING: POSSIBLE SPOILERS! Spider-man is 50 this year. It’s weird knowing he is just a few years older than me…. read more 50something Spider-man

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Christmas, Santa, and Jesus

As a parent, two stories I would like to tell better are the story of 9/11 and the story of… read more Christmas, Santa, and Jesus

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Tiger Mother’s Day

“Top of the World Ma! Top of the World!” That’s what I hear in my head whenever someone mentions “Mother’s… read more Tiger Mother’s Day

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Happy New Year!

This is my all time favorite depiction of the Zodiac animal race. It’s an Onitsuka Tiger ad.

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The Santa Cause

Two of my favorite holiday movies are Miracle on 34th Street and Bass and Rankin’s The Year Without a Santa… read more The Santa Cause

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Christmas Wrapping

Why isn’t there an “Official” video for this song? Every Christmas I get  the Waitresses’ Christmas Wrapping stuck in my… read more Christmas Wrapping

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Imagine 30 Years Ago

Bowie credits Lennon for inspiring “Fame.” Thirty years ago today. Where was I? High School. It feels like I was… read more Imagine 30 Years Ago