It’s National Mulligan Day! Who Doesn’t Need A “Do-Over” From Time To Time?

 

(PCM) Each year, Mulligan Day is celebrated on October 17 and for those that may not be familiar with the term “mulligan”, it is a word that is used in the sport of golf to describe a player getting a second chance to perform a move or action. In fact, we are willing to bet that golf just may be the only sport that would even allow such a thing to occur!  The term finds …

Celebrate National Grouch Day!

(PCM) National Grouch Day is celebrated annually on October 15 and is a day for celebrating and letting loose the inner grouch that can live within us all! According to the dictionary a grouch is a habitually irritable or complaining person and most grouchy people are at their happiest when others around them can share in their misery and general unhappy nature. 

We all have something going on in our lives that can make us …

Christopher Columbus Day

 

The first celebration of Columbus Day took place in New York City on October 12, 1866. Since 1970, the holiday has been celebrated on the second Monday in October. San Francisco holds the nation’s oldest continuously existing celebration with their Italian-American community’s annual Columbus Day Parade, which was established in 1868.

Despite the negative publicity Christopher Columbus is getting these days, it was October 28th, 1492 that Christopher Columbus Discovered Cuba. Columbus had tried …

The Sounds of the American Summer – Ice Cream Trucks

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Officially, in North America, the summer season does not begin until June 20th or 21st which is the date of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. However, if you are a resident of the United States, then we all know by popular vote the “unofficial” start of summer actually begins at the end of the working day on the last Friday in the month of May, …

The (American) Sound of Summer – The Ice Cream Truck Music

The American Sound of Summer – Ice Cream Truck Music

Officially, in North America, the summer season does not begin until June 20th or 21st, which is the date of the summer solstice and the longest day of the year. However, if you are a resident of the United States, then we all know by popular vote the “unofficial” start of summer actually begins at the end of the working day on the last Friday …

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Redbox Deals

Give the gift of entertainment this holiday season. Redbox is offering major deals on previously rented movies and video games.

The holiday sale runs from December 18th through January 1st. 

Movies and games on sale include: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Hotel Transylvania 3, Avengers: Infinity War, God of War PS4/XBOX ONE, Far Cry 5 PS4/XBOX ONE, MLB The Show 18 PS4, and more!! (Full list below)

Own them for as low as $3.99, including Ready …

The Top Ten ‘Naughty’ Christmas Songs

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(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 only and totally NSFW!

1.Corey Taylor – [email protected]$

2. Dropkick Murphy’s – The Season’s Upon Us

3. Steel Panther –

Sammi’s Favorite Things: Screenbid

As the holiday season is upon us it’s time to start thinking of gifts for everyone in the family. Luckily, Screenbid is your one stop shop this season to find the perfect present for everyone on your list! Los Angeles based company, Screenbid, brings your favorite TV shows and movies to life by providing 100% authentic costumes, props, and everything in between to the everyday consumer. With up to 70% off designer fashion brands curated …

Happy Maple Syrup Day (December 17th)

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(PCM) Happy Maple Syrup Day! Did you most of the bottled brown breakfast syrup that you find on grocery store shelves is NOT maple syrup? Imitation syrup (usually labeled “table-syrup” or “maple-flavored syrup”, etc.) is made from high-fructose corn syrup or other artificial flavors and additives.

True maple syrup comes from the concentrated sap of the sugar maple tree (a North American native). It is graded by color, which can range from light amber (like …

Happy Chocolate-Covered Anything Day! (December 16)

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(PCM) The winter season is supposed to be about joy and reflection, but all too often it’s a time of stress. Are you behind on your holiday shopping? Are you juggling family drama or work worries? By December 16th the countdown towards Christmas and years’ end is well underway, and many of us feel like we’re racing against the clock. But now you can relax, because the calendar people and the candy people have come …

Hanukah is Celebrated in December

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2016 – Sunset, December 24, 2016 to nightfall, January 1, 2017
2016 – Sunset, December 12, 2017 to nightfall, December 20, 2017

Don’t like the way we spell it? Try one of these on for size:
Chanuka, Chanukkah, Channukah, Hanukah, Hannukkah, Hanuka, Hanukka, Hanaka, Haneka, Hanika, Khanukkah.HanukahChanukah, as we all know from Adam Sandler’s infamous holiday songs, is “the festival of lights”. Despite what you may think, it is not a very …

The Motivating Story Of The Claymont Christmas Weed!

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(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 does just that, as our little town even has a parade and celebration ceremony to honor this very special …

Halloween Has It’s Revenge On Christmas With The Necrofeast

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(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 of Native American, European, Arabian, & other “unknown” pagan folklores. While similar to Halloween, El Día de los …

10 Best Thanksigiving Movies to Reign in the Holiday Season

(PCM) The holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to reconnect and share with loved ones, stuff our faces full of delicious food, and be thankful for the spirirt of giving, loving, and caring.

Today, being Thanksgiving, PCM wants to give our readers a little something: a list of the top 10 movies to snuggle up with loved ones and celebrate this holiday of giving thanks.

So, whether you’re celebrating with a …

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 in on some of those fabulous Black Friday deals.

However, what good is shopping if you have no idea what to purchase. No worries, we have got you covered and have complied below a list …

How Does Your State Rank On The Thanksgiving Misery List?

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(PCM) Real estate blog Estately has put together a list that ranks all of the U.S. States to determine whether or not they are due to have a miserable Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanksgiving is supposed to be a holiday that is all about giving thanks and appreciation for our bounty in life, however we all know that in reality it is filled with burnt food, arguing relatives, too much drinking, and of course the stress of …

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 …

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 …