Christmas Controversy & Opinion Presented by Defend Christmas, this forum covers the difficult topics of the season -- from the famed and fabled War on Christmas to church and state debates to using the star or the angel on the Christmas tree. Modern Christmas celebration has it's complications -- schools are divided, some Christmas light displays are too much, some even argue that it is better to call it a "holiday" tree. Some merchants won't even say "Merry Christmas"! Where there is controversy, there is insanity. Even in Christmas.
The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
I'll certainly try not to get on my soapbox about corporate broadcast crap radio here.
On the thread topic, I agree with changing the channel if one has a problem with Christmas music in November.
The reason I shun the stations that go all Christmas is because their entire playlist will exhaust in about five hours. We are conditioned to the so called classics. To make matters worse, the politically correct world in which we live further limits what our potentially offended ears will hear. Stations sure don't want to push the real meaning of CHRISTmas on the masses! In fact, I bet your station is "Your Official Holiday Station" isn't it? The less mention of Christmas, the better!
No other holiday has inspired near the amount of music as Christmas! Why limit ourselves to the same one hundred tunes or so? Most of you that visit the entertainment/music section here already know that my life's goal is to have heard every Christmas tune ever recorded! Look for upcoming announcements of the more obscure offerings this season!
For instance, you bet your sweet bippy, Santa Claus is a hippy!
I find myself listening to my christmas CD's, and I have a bunch, more in the off months than in December because so many stations are playing Christmas music!!! There is one station in NYC that plays Christmas Music only...I tune to that in November and don't tune away till December 26th...And I'm a huge fan of another radio station that only plays the occasional Christmas number...I miss the other station but I want Christmas music, so I tune to where I can get it...I have XM satelite radio too and would tune to an all Christmas staion there all year if they had it...I even emailed them about that thinking it might be a good idea...I never heard back...There must be money in Christmas music cause every year so many artists put out new albums...
Nothing is more important than the soundtrack!!!
During the season, I really don't know why one would tune to anything else! Well, at least until the Christmas editions of "Blues Before Sunrise", "American Routes", "The Bone Conduction Music Show", Jon Solomon's Twenty-Four Hour Christmas Marathon Show... air.
i just laugh at these moaners, in my opinion the world would be a better place if there were more people who had christmas spirit. to me, christmas spirit is not something that magically appears in december and then buggers off in january, it is something in you always, but for some reason society only "allows" us to be more open about it come december 1st. well i'm sorry but if i want to listen to christmas music and watch christmas films in october i will. I DON'T CARE WHAT THEY SAY!!!
In my town none of the local radio stations have been playing christmas songs, i would of been thrilled to bits if they started in november! So glad that there are lots of great christmas radios online! Moaning just because they have started to play christmas songs is just plain sad, some people just love to moan!!