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In Defense of Everything You Think You Hate About the Holidays

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
This year, we’re defending everything you think hate about the holidays, from mother-in-laws to mass to matzo and all the glittery crap in between.
  

In Defense of Saying “Happy Holidays”

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Fox News’ greatest holiday tradition and perhaps its greatest ongoing bullshit dissemination is its annual reminder that we are in the middle of a war — a “War on Christmas.”  

In Defense of Scaring Children into Good Behavior

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
 Kids are dicks, scientifically speaking.  

In Defense of Christmas Albums

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
We’ve attempted to gather some of the best Christmas albums — from classic to just-released — so you don’t need to sift through all the dirt and rubble yourself.   

In Defense of Jewish Food

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Honestly, not all Jewish food is bad, especially this time of year when my people’s cuisine really begins to shine.  

In Defense of Mother-in-Laws

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
When people trade horror stories — or, on the more rare occasion, love stories — about their in-laws, it’s the mother-in-law that tends to be the protagonist (or antagonist).  

In Defense of Presents

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Winter Solstice or anything in between, it’s one of the few times a year when you don’t have to be rational.  

In Defense of Christmas Mass

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
First, a confession: I’m not Catholic.  

In Defense of Eggnog

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Eggnog is one of those persistent holiday traditions evoking either fond memories of family gatherings or a general revulsion for the season.  

In Defense of Office Secret Santas

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Once you receive a present, you’ll always have something to give out for next year’s Secret Santa gift exchange. Just keep it wrapped.  

In Defense of Doing Social Things During the Holiday Season

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Events, attractions and light shows for friends, family and more.  

Holiday Happenings

A wintry mix of Christmasy holiday events

0 Comments · Monday, December 9, 2013
Metro Holly Jolly Downtown Trolley — Hop aboard a trolley at the Westin Hotel to see the sights of downtown. The trolley will board at Fifth and Vine streets. Noon-5 p.m. Saturdays. Through Dec. 21.  

The Gift Guide 2013

Presents for the people in your life

0 Comments · Monday, December 9, 2013
Presents for everyone on your list ranging from foodies to pet people to couch potatoes and crafty bitches, plus a guide to shopping local online. ... Read the full issue here.   

The Return of the Shillito’s Elves

The historic Christmas display finds a new home in Mariemont

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Shillito’s elves’ journey from the North Pole has been a long one. From the holiday windows of the John Shillito & Co. department store to a home in Mariemont, they’ve captured the imagination of Cincinnatians for decades.  

A Cleveland Story

New book explores behind-the-scenes antics of the 30-year-old film ‘A Christmas Story’

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Around this time every year, one of our many annual holiday traditions entails saying things like, “the soft glow of electric sex.”