Happy Holidays!

I’m sure that like me, you are already tired of Christmas music, or at least holiday marketing gimmicks. They started up here before Halloween which is just freaking unreal! It turns out that this is no longer a season about family and giving is it is a season about buying the newest coolest over priced crap out there because we are gluttons and idiots who easier succumb to mass marketing.

The thing is that the holiday season in America as we know it has always been about marketing and consumerism. Hell, the Puritans didn’t even observe Christmas because they thought it was a sign of vanity! Santa wears a big red suit because Coke used him as a marketing tool. A blog that I watch from time to time has a new interesting article about the history of American Christmas worth the read. You can go check it out at Zero Sum Mind: Sinterklaas.

Peace and Goodwill to all…


One response to “Happy Holidays!

  1. Hey, you noticed! Been bitchin’ about this very thing for years… can’t stand just going to the grocery store after Thanksgiving because traffic is already picking up from all the “gift shoppers”. It’s pretty annoying isn’t it.

    Anyway, that’s all I got for now.. just got a filling put in about 2 hours ago, and numb is wearing off. Love ya..

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