The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a […]

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June 20 in Pop Culture History – National Vanilla Milkshake Day

June 20 in Pop Culture History June 20 is National Vanilla Milkshake Day. 1214 – The University of Oxford received its Royal charter. 1782 – Congress adopted the Great Seal of the United States, with the Bald Eagle clutching both an olive branch and thirteen arrows. 1837 – Queen Victoria succeeded to the British throne. […]

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The Sounds of the American Summer – Ice Cream Trucks

Music and Ice Cream Trucks 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 […]

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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 […]

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The Passion of Jesus of Nazareth, The Christ

The life and passion of Jesus of Nazareth or of Jesus The Christ remains the center of history.  Even though the terms have changed we still date everything from his birth and after his death and resurrection.  Even those who have never fully heard of or think of Jesus have lives that are affected by […]

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National Blame Someone Else Day is Celebrated on the First Friday the 13th of Every Year

Friday the 13th is traditionally  a day to safely stay in bed with the covers over your head in order to protect yourself from the horrid bad luck that is sure to come at you on that dreaded day.  Friday the 13th is however a day that can also be celebrated too as the first […]

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March 26 in Pop Culture History

March 26 in Pop Culture History 1169 – Saladin became the emir of Egypt. 1812 – A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coined the term “gerrymander” (named after Governor Elbridge Gerry) to describe oddly shaped electoral districts designed to help incumbents win re-election. 1830 – The Book of Mormon was published in Palmyra, New […]

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Saint Patrick The Man and The Legend

Very Little is actually known about Saint Patrick.  His tale is shrouded in mystery and legend.  What we do know comes to us by his own writing.  There are two of those.  One his Confession.  The confession is spiritual autobiography and the second his Letter to Coroticus.  This a denunciation of the British mistreatment of […]

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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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Happy Maple Syrup Day (December 17th)

(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 […]

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Happy Chocolate-Covered Anything Day! (December 16)

(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 […]

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Hanukah is Celebrated in December

Chanukah (Hanukah) 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.Chanukah, as we all know from Adam […]

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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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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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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 traditional Thanksgiving feast with your whole extended family or ordering take-out solo this year, here is a list of the top 10 films to usher in the holiday season (in no particular order).

  • Alice’s Restaurant (comedy-drama, rated R, 1969)

An adaption of Arlo Guthrie’s song “Massacre at Alice’s Restaurant,” this somewhat uneven comedy may not be the happiest movie, but it made this list since the film’s pivotal scene takes place after a Thanksgiving dinner when Arlo, … Read more

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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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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 …

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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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