With a mere 28 shopping days remaining until Christmas, I feel it is my duty to shift away from my regular musings on the state of world politics/my facial hair, and turn to the world of brash, soulless consumerism, so that we may all celebrate Jesus in a way befitting our ancestors. Except, of course, those of us whose ancestors killed him. Me? I won't be doing any Christmas shopping — partially because some of my ancestors probably did have a hand in slaying the Son of God, sure, but more because were I to purchase gifts, I would not be able to pay my mortgage. So this year, I'm encouraging all of my friends and family to consider the humor and good cheer that I daily bless their lives with... More >>>