Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Delights Philadelphia Audiences

(PCM) Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch is arguably one of the most beloved characters of the holiday season, so we were absolutely delighted to learn that “Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical” would be coming to Philadelphia’s Merriam Theather to ignite our holiday spirit. The Grinch took over the city of Philadelphia on […]

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Trans Siberian Orchestra Provides A Stunning Spectacle This Holiday Season

(TRR) Nothing says the holiday season has begun than our annual tradition of checking out the audio and visual spectacular that is the Trans Siberian Orchestra! We recently attended their nighttime performance at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA and it always seems to us that Philadelphia has very… Continue reading

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Take a Magical Journey with Colton’s Pocket Dragon

If you are looking for the perfect last-minute Christmas, birthday gift – or anytime gift — look no further than Colton’s Pocket Dragon that will make bedtime reading soar for the young child in your life. Once you begin this journey, it will be a long and happy ride. Children’s author Rebecca Massey uses her […]

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Over 50 Christmas Jokes, Trivia, Facts and Quotes – Baby It’s Cold Outside

Over 50 Christmas Jokes, Trivia, Facts and Quotes – Baby It’s Cold Outside I bet Spider-Man could make a lot of money putting up Christmas lights for the citizens of New York City. Why do birds fly south for the winter? . . . Because it’s too far to walk. I only know “Dasher, Dancer, […]

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More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?

More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?Who Is Santa Claus? (PCM) Greek native, Nicholas, born a few hundred years after Jesus Christ, had prior to that led a very righteous life, helping many people, particularly by providing children with gold coins. Raised as a devout Christian, Nicholas took all […]

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Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes, Plus The American Christmas Tree

Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes And… The American Christmas TreeChristmas Trees In America (PCM) The New York Rockefeller Tree is probably America’s Most Famous. Each year, over a million locals and visitors, plus millions more on television since 1951, come to see the official lighting, now with over 40,000 lights and miles of […]

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Who is the Woman You Hear Singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin?

(PCM) Who is the woman you hear singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin? It took a little detective work to find the final answer(s). Baby It’s Cold Outside was written by Frank Loesser in 1944, and he originally sang it with his wife, Lynn Garland at their housewarming party, towards the end of […]

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The Many Ways That Elf On The Shelf Has Become A Pop Culture Trend

(PCM) It is that time of year again when everyone’s favorite little elf comes out of hiding and begins popping up in various areas throughout the homes of people all over the world. Anymore, these elves are doing anything but simply sitting on the shelf. What started out as a game for children to teach […]

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The Top Ten ‘Naughty’ Christmas Songs

(PCM) This year instead of making a list of all the usual suspects when it comes to the most popular Christmas song, we decided to shake things up a bit and create a list of the top ten “naughty” or adult-themed Christmas songs of the season. Be warned the list below is for mature listeners […]

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The Origins Of The Christmas Ornament

(PCM) It is the time of year where we are ready to deck the halls and begin trimming our Christmas trees. For many families this is time for togetherness and one of the most enjoyable aspects of the impending holiday season. The tradition of the Christmas tree as we know it today began here in […]

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Mary Poppins Returns

  Directed by Rob Marshall Starring Emily Blunt and Lin Manuel Miranda Music and Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Williams Based upon the Mary Poppins Novels by PL Travers   Wow!!!  That says it all after seeing the sequel to the 1964 Walt Disney Studio hit Mary Poppins.  Mary Poppins Returns is a marvelous […]

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5 Fun November and December Festivals Around the Globe

November and December offer travelers dozens of fun festivals all over the globe. Not only are their fewer crowds in the fall and winter, but the weather is crisp and cool, ideal for sightseeing. If you’re considering a winter getaway, below are five festivals you’ll want to make sure to consider when making your travel plans. 1. Nuremburg Christmas Market. Christmas markets abound all over Germany in December. However, few compare to the extravaganza at Nuremburg. The “Chriskindlesmarkt,” which sets up in the city’s central market square (haupmarkt) features more than 200 vendors, offering everything from fruit cakes to Christmas ornaments. There’s also an adjacent children’s market. The 2013 dates … Continue reading

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AMC Presents Its Largest Slate of Holiday Programming with ‘AMC Best Christmas Ever’

Viewers can Celebrate the Season with More Than 600 Hours of Holiday Classic Films, Specials and Family Favorites Beginning November 26 Through December 25 AMC has viewers covered this holiday season with “AMC Best Christmas Ever,” its largest slate of holiday programming ever featuring 35 films and 18 specials, airing all day, every day. Beginning Monday, more »

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Top 100 Modern and Classic Rock Christmas Songs

Top 100 Modern and Classic Rock Christmas Songs 1. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen 2. It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2 3. Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) – Trans Siberian Orchestra 4. Please Come Home for Christmas – The Eagles 5. 2000 Miles – The Pretenders 6. Christmas Is The […]

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Top 100 Modern and Classic Rock Christmas Songs

Top 100 Modern and Classic Rock Christmas Songs 1. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen 2. It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2 3. Christmas Eve (Sarajevo 12/24) – Trans Siberian Orchestra 4. Please Come Home for Christmas – The Eagles 5. 2000 Miles – The Pretenders 6. Christmas Is The […]

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The Christmas Classic ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ Almost Didn’t Happen!

(PCM) Back in 1943, author Philip Van Doren Stern was unable to find a publisher for his short story “The Greatest Gift” and was about to give up hope of ever getting his work out to readers. In a last ditch effort he ended up printing 200 copies of the story and gave them out as […]

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The Top 100 Christmas Pop Songs

The Top 100 Christmas Pop Songs 1. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey 2. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole 3. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen 4. Rocking Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee 5. It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) […]

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The Top 100 Christmas Pop Songs

The Top 100 Christmas Pop Songs 1. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey 2. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole 3. Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen 4. Rocking Around The Christmas Tree – Brenda Lee 5. It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) […]

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Top 100 Holiday Songs Secular Christmas Music

Top 100 Holiday Songs 1. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry (or Burl Ives) 2. Frosty The Snowman – Jimmy Durante (or The Ronettes) 3. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey 4. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole 5. Jingle Bells – Rosemary Clooney (or Frank Sinatra) 6. White […]

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Top 100 Holiday Songs Secular Christmas Music

Top 100 Holiday Songs 1. Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer – Gene Autry (or Burl Ives) 2. Frosty The Snowman – Jimmy Durante (or The Ronettes) 3. All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey 4. The Christmas Song – Nat King Cole 5. Jingle Bells – Rosemary Clooney (or Frank Sinatra) 6. White […]

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A Select History of Christmas Carols and Songs

Christmas Carols and songs have been part of the Christmas tradition for hundreds of years. Some our favorites like “) Come All Ye Faithful” was first sung in Latin. The music of Christmas goes as far back as the day of Christ’s birth when the angel’s sang “Glory to God in the highest and on […]

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The Biggest Selling Christmas Albums & CDs of All Time

The Biggest Christmas Albums & CDs of All Time Anthology Christmas Albums: Billboard Greatest Christmas Hits 1935-1954 (1989) White Christmas (Bing Crosby) ~ Let Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Vaughn Monroe) ~ Rudolph The Rd-Nosed Reindeer (Gene Autry) ~ The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) (Nat ‘King’ Cole) ~ All I Want […]

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The Biggest Selling Christmas Albums & CDs of All Time

The Biggest Christmas Albums & CDs of All Time Anthology Christmas Albums: Billboard Greatest Christmas Hits 1935-1954 (1989) White Christmas (Bing Crosby) ~ Let Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (Vaughn Monroe) ~ Rudolph The Rd-Nosed Reindeer (Gene Autry) ~ The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) (Nat ‘King’ Cole) ~ All I Want […]

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The Top 100 Old Time Christmas Carols and Holiday Songs

Christmas Carols and Old Time Christmas Songs 1. Silent Night 2. Jingle Bells 3. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole 4. White Christmas 5. O Holy Night 6. The First Noel 7. Welcome Christmas (Reprise) – How The Grinch Stole Christmas Soundtrack 8. O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) […]

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The Top 100 Old Time Christmas Carols and Holiday Songs

Christmas Carols and Old Time Christmas Songs 1. Silent Night 2. Jingle Bells 3. The Christmas Song (Merry Christmas To You) – Nat King Cole 4. White Christmas 5. O Holy Night 6. The First Noel 7. Welcome Christmas (Reprise) – How The Grinch Stole Christmas Soundtrack 8. O Come All Ye Faithful (Adeste Fideles) […]

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Movies You Should Read For Kids

We are now living in an age where the senses are constantly stimulated.  Our eyes are bombarded with images both beautiful and terrifying and the same could be said for our ears.  Movies and TV  give us story after story, most of them adapted in some way from books.  After seeing the film versions of […]

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Nik Wallenda Soars to New Heights in the Big Apple Circus

Performer Nik Wallenda Dazzles Audiences at the Big Apple Circus and BeyondWhen Nik Wallenda was two years old he learned how to walk on the hire wire by holding his mother’s hand. He has never looked back from that lofty career move.   A seventh-generation member of the legendary Wallenda family, known for his incredible […]

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The Christmas Dog by Shel Silverstein

by Shel Silverstein Tonight’s my first night as a watchdog, And here it is Christmas Eve. The children are sleeping all cozy upstairs, While I’m guardin’ the stockin’s and tree. What’s that now—footsteps on the rooftop? Could it be a cat or a mouse? Who’s this down the chimney? A thief with a beard— And […]

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What Was Wrong With Rudolph’s Dolly For Sue?

What Was Wrong With Rudolph’s Dolly For Sue? (PCM) The original Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer story was written as a giveaway for the Montgomery Ward department stores by Robert L. May in 1939. In 1949, May’s story was made into a song by Johnny Marks, who also wrote ‘Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree’ and ‘Holly […]

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The Comeback And History Of Christmas Kissing Balls

(PCM) Not to be confused with hanging a mistletoe, Christmas Kissing Balls are medium to large size bunches of evergreens, holly and herbs placed in a spherical shape and hung in the doorways of a home. Some people may add pieces of mistletoe to them as well, as a more recognizable symbol to urge those that […]

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Screenwriter Susan Coyne Interview for The Man Who Invented Christmas

Noted Screenwriter Susan Coyne Creates Magic in The Man Who Invented Christmas  Having two leading actors of the caliber of Christopher Plummer and Dan Stevens embrace the magic of your screenplay is quite memorable for any writer. This is definitely the case for Susan Coyne, who wrote the screenplay for The Man Who Invented Christmas, […]

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The Motivating Story Of The Claymont Christmas Weed!

(PCM) Being that PCM headquarters is located in Delaware, we absolutely could not resist sharing the legendary tale of the Claymont Christmas Weed and it’s very special symbolism to our little  state.  The holidays are a time to reflect on some of the most positive aspects in life and the story behind the Claymont Christmas Weed […]

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The Curious History Behind Krampus The Holiday Devil

(PCM) We all know the story behind the legend that is St. Nicholas a.k.a. Santa Claus who pays visits to well-behaved children all over the world rewarding them with gifts at Christmas. However did you know that according to Alpine folk-lore good ol’ St. Nick has a dark companion named Krampus, who travels around with […]

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Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th. According to the Facebook page dedicated Necrofeast, the holiday is influenced “by potpourri […]

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Christopher Plummer Talks About A Man Who Invented Christmas

Charming Storyteller Christopher Plummer Helps Us Usher in Christmas A pajama-clad Christopher Plummer fondly remembers the annual traditional family reading of the Dickens’ holiday classic, “A Christmas Carol,” and the indelible impression it made on him as a young boy. These are the earliest recollections of the 87-year-old actor, who grew up in Quebec, Canada, […]

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Shopping Tips for a Black Friday Success (& the Holiday Season!)

With the combination of stores opening earlier than ever this Friday and the current state of the economy (not to mention the rise of TV shows focused on super-savings like TLC’s Extreme Couponing), there are expected to be tons of deals and Black Friday shoppers out and about this year. So, are you daring enough […]

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Singer George Michael Dead At 53

(PCM) It is with great sadness that we have learned that ex-Wham vocalist George Michael has passed away at the age of 53 on Christmas Day. Very few details have been released about his immediate cause of death, but it has been noted that the singer died peacefully at home.  NBCNews is reporting that Michael […]

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Famous Delaware Hotel Cancels Reservation For The Homeless On Christmas

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(PCM) We have recently come across a story that was reported exclusively to WDEL.com where a man by the name of Matthew Senge who works for the Road To Redemption Ministries had reserved a two room suite at the famous Hotel DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware on Christmas Day as a gift for six homeless individuals in the area.

It was Senge’s hope that the homeless guests would be able to enjoy a warm bed and a hot shower at the hotel as a way to lift their spirits and take them off the streets for a night.

It was a wonderful gift idea and Senge was able to speak with management and the reservation clerk at the Hotel DuPont, all of who thought it was a wonderful idea as well.… Full Story

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Jimmy Fallon and The Roots Team Up With One Direction to Spread Holiday Cheer

TonightShow(PCM) I believe it was Buddy the Elf who proclaimed, “the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear,” and truer words are rarely said. Jimmy Fallon, the legendary Roots crew, and One Direction are …

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Years Of Dust Release The Perfect Track To Lift Your Holiday Spirits!

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(PCM) Years of Dust is music group based in Denmark. They recently released a fabulous Holiday song called Beautiful Christmas.

The lyrics and melodies are memorable and the message is about peace. Check out the link to the song, and while you’re online, take a moment to learn more about Years of Dust’s other songs.

These guys are fantastic!

Years of Dust is:
Henrik Erndal
Thomas Lindroos
Emil Krogshoej
Bent Skovgaard

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Click here to listen to “Beautiful Christmas”!

Also, be sure to visit the Years of Dust official site and give them a ‘like’ on Facebook too!… Read More…

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Kmart Brings The Nightmare Before Christmas To Life

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(PCM) Kmart is creating a true Christmas nightmare for holiday shoppers as they have now been informed that items they paid for as presents via online layaway are currently “out of stock”.

Kmart had initially told customers that that if they had paid their layaway balance off by December 14th the items they purchased would be delivered in time for Christmas.  Now, the company is cancelling orders and informing customers that they will be receiving a refund for the items they purchased.

Here’s the problem … the refunds will not be issued in time from customers to purchase new presents to replace the Kmart “out of stock” items in time for Christmas.… Full Story

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To Teach Their Kids A Lesson Utah Parents Cancel Christmas

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(PCM) In a move that has sparked both praise and outrage, Utah parents John and Linda Henderson decided to cancel Christmas this year in order to teach their children a lesson about respect.

Lisa Henderson is a stay at home mom and founder of the blog Over The Moon, where she first posted the news about she and her husband’s decision to cancel the holiday. She claims that they gave their children, three boys ages 5, 8 and 11, fair warning that if they did not change their behavior there would be consequences.

Lisa goes on to say that she and her husband have been struggling for months to teach their children to change their often disrespectful and entitled behavior.… Full Story

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PaperGold Holiday Gold Hunt Happens This Weekend!

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(PCM) Christmas is coming early for 10 lucky US cities with an exciting and eventful scavenger “Gold” hunt taking place this Saturday December 6th! Known as the “Holiday Gold Hunt,” PaperGold (www.papergold.com) – maker of 100% real, solid …

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Gearing Up For Black Friday Shopping? A Look At The Most Requested Gifts

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(PCM) After stuffing ourselves full of turkey many of us feel that we could sleep for days, however some very dedicated shopaholics will be up at the crack of dawn and racing to their favorite stores in hopes of getting …

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Barbie Has Some Realistic Competition With The Lammily Doll This Holiday Season

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(PCM) Finally, there is a doll are the market that is sure to give Barbie a run for her money, with her realistic proportions and average size measurements called Lammily.

The doll was created by 26-year old  Nickolay Lamm who launched a crowd-funding campaign last March to bring his vision of the “anti-Barbie” into production. The Lammily doll has hips, thighs, and a backside that are proportioned to appear like an average 19-year old woman.

Lamm came up for the idea for the doll in hopes that it would urge people to forget about their bodies in general and focus more on what they can do rather than what they look like.… Full Story

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12 Days Of Christmas: A Look At 12 Banned Indoor Toys!

(PCM) As we race towards the holiday shopping season, there are sure to be plenty of toys purchased this year. Every so often toy manufacturers are prone to making a few mistakes with certain toys such as being responsible for causing injuries or health concerns. Those factors can quickly land what manufacturers believed to be […]

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Two Women Camp Outside Of Best Buy 22 Days Prior To Black Friday!

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(PCM) Now this is just getting ridiculous! Two women have set up camp outside of the Best Buy store in Beaumont, California in order to ensure their place being first in line for the retailers upcoming Black Friday sales.

Keep in mind there are still 22 days left before Black Friday! Talk about dedication to deals! The two women say that they are camped out to be able to obtain the many “first come, first serve” deals that Best Buy will be offering when they open up their doors at 5:00pm on Thanksgiving night.

The store will be closing again at 1:00am on Thanksgiving night only to re-open again at 8:00am on Friday.… Full Story

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Holiday Names Removed From A Maryland Public School Calendar

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(PCM) Folks in Maryland’s Montgomery County are outraged over the area school boards recent decision to have names of holidays such as Christmas and Easter, as well as, Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah stricken from next year’s school calendar.

According to the Washington Post, the Montgomery County school board voted 7 to 1 to eliminate the references to all religious holidays on the school’s calendar for 2015-2016. The issue was brought to a vote after Muslim community leaders requested that the Muslim Holy Day of Eid al-Adha be listed on the calendars as well.

The school district claims that students will still be off for both the Christian and Jewish holidays, however they will just not be labeled on the calendar in print.… Full Story

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Officially Licensed Dancing Baby Groot Will Be Released This Holiday Season

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(PCM) Ever since the brief credits scene in the hit Marvel film “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Dancing Baby Groot won over the hearts of audiences all over the world.

Fans have been demanding that Marvel come out with a toy …

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Walken To Play Hook

(PCM) Last year NBC brought back live musical theater with it’s December production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. This year NBC will again provide us with another musical classic Peter Pan on December 4th. It has been reported that Christopher Walken has signed on to play Captain Hook in this classic tale of the boy who doesn’t grow up. It has yet to be announced who will take the iconic part of Peter Pan. But NBC has promised it will stick to theater tradition and the part will be played by a woman. Some of the stars who have played Peter were Mary Martin in the original musical cast. Sandy Duncan in the 1980s, and Kathy Rigby in the 1990s.

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The Christmas Jammies Family Is Back With A New Video

(PCM) The Holderness family, who released the viral hit video “Christmas Jammies“, are back with another absolutely hilarious video titled “Snow Day: The Musical”. The new video features the family’s adventures during a snow day, which is something that just about every family can relate to during the recent winter … Continue reading

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Did Kanye West Give Kim Kardashian The Ugliest Christmas Gift Ever?

(PCM) Well, we certainly know that neither Kanye West nor fiance Kim Kardashian are hurting in the finance department, so we are pretty sure he could have done a bit better than the absolutely hideous new bag that Kim has been spotted carrying around just after the Christmas holiday. The … Continue reading

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What They Teach You In Santa School

(PCM) First off, we had no idea that Santa School even existed however with further research into what the steps are for becoming a shopping mall Santa, we learned that these schools do exist and what they are teaching may be a bit of a surprise, but not necessarily a bad thing. Santas who are […]

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Saving Mr. Banks, Might Just Save Us All

(PCM) There are times when words fail. When an experience is so engrossing and captivating that you can’t quite find the way to put what happened to you into nouns verbs adjectives sentences and paragraphs. Such is my dilemma here as I write about seeing Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks Saving … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas (Christmas Split) Video From Chuck Norris

(PCM) A Very Merry Christmas, and a Happy New Year To You All! “Some say that ever ‘gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour’s birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long. And then, they say, no spirit dare stir abroad. The nights are wholesome. Then no planets strike, No fairy takes, nor witch hath power to charm, So hallowed and so gracious is that time.”

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Gear Up For A Holiday Chat With The Band Perry!

Hang with The Band Perry on Twitter tomorrow night! Kimberly, Reid, and Neil would like to thank YOU, the fans, for a BIG 2013 and wish everyone a joyous holiday season and a prosperous new year. Join TBP TOMORROW, Thurs 12/19 for a live Twitter chat at 6:30 PM ET! Send the band your questions now by tagging the band at @thebandperry and using the hashtag #askTBP!  

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Kate Nash Adds A Little Spice To The Christmas Season

(PCM) I think that my dark side had just found its’ new favorite Christmas song! Brit-award winning indie queen Kate Nash has just released the video for the song “I Hate You This Christmas”. The new track is featured on her first Christmas EP entitled ‘Have Faith With Kate Nash This Christmas‘, featuring all-girl three-piece punk band, The Tuts. The EP’s five songs celebrate Kate Nash’s signature style – a fun and catchy blend of punk and pop, with hints of 60s undertones punctuating elements of acapella, and for this EP, some traditional instrumentals. What is definite is that it’s not your typical Christmas collection. In place of a warm-hearted, feel-good … Continue reading

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Christmas Jammies Skyrockets One Family To Internet Fame

(PCM) The power of the internet and viral marketing never ceases to amaze us and it has taken the Holderness family to viral super stardom with their Christmas card video and catchy track “Christmas Jammies”. The video has received well over 1 million views on Youtube and only continues to … Continue reading

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Get Into The Holiday Spirit With JCPenney And Blake Shelton!

This December let your voice be heard and join the Jingle Mingle with JCPenney and Superstar Blake Shelton. You have the opportunity to virtually sing with the CMA Male Vocalist of the Year and The Voice judge by uploading your video at jcp.com/jinglemingle. Videos will be available for viewing through Dec. 31, 2013. Make sure to include #JointheJingle in your tweets, pins and Instagram posts! Additionally, for every video submission to Jingle Mingle, JCPenney will make a donation to the USO, which provides support to America’s troops and their families. Help spread some cheer and support the USO this holiday season by joining in on the Jingle Mingle!  

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The White House Christmas Holiday Traditions

(PCM) Chistmastime at the White House brings about many traditions which have been passed down throughout the years. For example, each year the White House pastry chef whips together a confectionery delight that is an exact edible replica of the White House..think delicious gingerbread White House! There have been a ton of other holiday traditions […]

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Grumpy Cat Makes A Holiday Music Video

(PCM) Everyone’s favorite viral sensation Grumpy Cat has gotten into the holiday spirit (at least sort of) and she, along with some of her other internet cat comrades have made a Christmas themed music video. The delightfully catchy jingle titled “Hard To Be A Cat At Christmas” was sponsored by Friskies and along with Grumpy Cat features Oskar The Blind Cat, Colonel Meow, Nala Cat, and who could forget, Hamilton the Hipster Cat. You can even download the song here! Friskies will donate a can of wet cat food to help a cat in need for every view of the music video, up to 500,000 views. The food will go to … Continue reading

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Easy And Cost Efficient Way To Make Canvas Print Photos

(PCM) With the holiday season in full effect many are looking for ways to find the perfect gift without breaking the bank in the process. I have recently discovered an awesome way to create canvas prints of your favorite Instagram photos, or which ever photos you would like showcase that … Continue reading

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NORAD’s Santa Tracker Receives Criticism Due To Fighter Jet Escort

(PCM) The NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) web site is drawing quite a bit of controversy but depicting Santa Claus and his reindeer flying through the sky flanked by a fighter jet. The NORAD Tracks Santa program has been in existence since 1955, as a way for children all over the world to track the whereabouts of Santa Claus and how far along on his Christmas journey was in real-time. The program has included animated videos showcasing Santa’s sleigh and flight path. In years past, the only animation was of Santa, his sleigh, and reindeer, but now NORAD has added a fighter jet image that is accompanying Santa on … Continue reading

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The End Of NYC’s Famed Sidewalk Santa Parade

(PCM) The Sidewalk Santa Parade has been a New York City tradition since 1902. However, 2013 will be the year that the over 100 year old tradition will come to an end. “Volunteers Of America” announced that they will not have a parade of Santas this year and are finding other ways to generate donations for the program which raises money for those in need during the holiday season. The parade would traditionally run along NYC’s Fifth Ave and the proceeds collected would be donated to the “Hope & Hearth” program, which will still remain despite the lack of a parade. The following message was posted on the organizations website: … Continue reading

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Kmart Is Ringing In The Controversy With New Joe Boxer Holiday Ad

(PCM) Personally, I think this ad is just as genius as Kmart’s other brilliant “Ship My Pants” ad from earlier this year, but many feel that the retailers new holiday Joe Boxer commercial is both “disgusting” and “distasteful”. The Kmart Joe Boxer holiday ad features six men clad in tuxedos ringing bells in time to the classic holiday song “Jingle Bells” standing behind a long white table. The table is then removed to reveal the men are wearing only Joe Boxer holiday boxer shorts and then they start the “Jingle Bells” song over again shaking their booties in time to the song and it is alluded that they are playing … Continue reading

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Kmart To Open Stores At 6am On Thanksgiving To Jump Start Black Friday Shopping

(PCM) We all know it is getting closer and closer to the time of retail insanity known as Black Friday, and this year retailer Kmart is catching quite a bit of flack for announcing that it will open its’ stores at 6am on Thanksgiving Day to beat out competitors during the shopping holiday frenzy. The announcement has stirred up quite a bit of controversy on social media, with several shoppers threatening to boycott the store this holiday season in support of unfair treatment of workers forcing them to work on the family holiday. We want to know what you think: Smart move on Kmart to get a jump start on … Continue reading

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USA Network To Match Monetary Contributions to Feeding America

(USA) USA to Match Monetary Contributions to Feeding America The Drive To Put Food On The Table For The Holidays Kicks Off at USA’s Modern Family Fan Appreciation Day on October 28 and Runs Online Through Mid-December With the holiday season approaching, USA Network is teaming up with Feeding America … Continue reading

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John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John Collaborate on Christmas Album

(PCM) We’ll try not to make any Grease references and we certainly aren’t going to criticize the wonderfully cheesy cover art, we’re just going to spread the yuletide cheer a bit early with this news: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John have collaborated on a Christmas album slated for release November 13. The album, featuring special guests like James Taylor, Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand, Kenny G and more, is called “This Christmas” and marks the first time in nearly 35 years that the duo we adore so much has recorded music together. So, who do we have to thank for this masterful collaboration? Well, ‘tis the season to spread the cheer,…Read more