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What If Famous Directors Tackled Christmas Morning?

If you’ve ever taken a film criticism class, you’re familiar with the Auteur Theory. At its core, it states that films are a manifestation of the director (or “auteur”) and his/her creative vision, and despite all of the other things that go into the making of a film, the director is the primary “auteur.” You know, a Tarantino film is …

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Christmas Pajamas: Are They A Tradition For Your Family?

Every family has special Christmas traditions that they look forward to every year. Some families cut down their own trees, others decorate their homes with lights, some light special candles and some buy new Christmas pajamas to wear on Christmas Eve and Christmas morning. If Christmas pajamas aren’t already a tradition for your family, there are several reasons you should …

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Virgin Birth Claims Examined in New Study

The Christian story of the birth of Jesus may be the most well-known virgin birth claim in history, but it turns out that such claims are not as rare as we might think. A new study published in this year’s Christmas edition of the British Medical Journal has examined modern virgin birth claims, finding some interesting trends in those women …

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Pajamas Christmas Video With Rapping Dad Goes Viral

You’ve probably heard at least one person at the water cooler mention this hilarious Christmas video they saw on Youtube featuring a suburban family rapping about their pajamas. Excuse me, Christmas Jammies. What are Christmas Jammies and who has them? Well according to the video, the Holderness Family. Each member has a pair of pajamas featuring red and green striped …

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Payday 2 Gets Some Holiday Themed DLC

With the rise of DLC, games can now more accurately accommodate the holidays with additional content not found in the base game. Saints Row IV is already doing it, and now Payday 2 is offering some holiday themed content as well. This week, Overkill Software announced that Payday 2 will be getting a free DLC pack called The Charlie Santa …

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New iPhone Christmas Ad a Sad Commentary on Culture

Worried about being criticized over the dependency on technology? How about having to give a reason for those inseparable elongated moments with your smart phone? It’s okay, for Apple knows what you’re really doing. In a 90-second commercial titled “Misunderstood” aired yesterday, Apple shows a family getting together with the focal point on the seemingly self-isolating teenage son; he stares …

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Denise Richards Isn’t ‘Winning’ with Charlie Sheen

What had been viewed as a relatively cordial relationship of exes is at the top of the Twitter feed after actor Charlie Sheen goes public with his less than charming poetry about ex-wife Denise Richards. Notorious for his public outbursts and rehab visits, Charlie Sheen bashed his former wife and mother of their two children Sam, 9, and Lola, 8, …

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Rare Christmas Card Sells for $6,800

An 1843 Christmas card reading “A Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to You” sold for roughly $6,800 on Saturday at auction. An anonymous bidder paid £4,200 for the greeting card, equal to $6,846, at British auction house Henry Aldridge & Son. The black-and-white stationary is of a set of the world’s first Christmas cards, and depicts a Victorian-era …

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A Friendly Reminder That You Actually Don’t Own Your Digital Content (Christmas Edition)

Here’s a scenario: It’s Christmas Eve and you’ve gathered the entire family around the TV to watch your favorite Christmas classic. You thought ahead and purchased the video through Amazon Instant Video just for this very occasion. Good thinking on your part, right? Unfortunately, all that good thinking is for naught as the video is not in your collection, and …

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3D Printers Add A Personal Touch To Christmas Gifts

Christmas is quickly approaching, and many of us are still struggling to get those last minute gifts. While some may turn to gift cards or the ever popular Christmas sweater, those who own a 3D printer can give something that’s a little more personal. Dan Toth recently uploaded a new video called “A Very 3D Printed Christmas” that looks into …

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Stocking Stuffers Perfect For Geeks

It’s no secret that there are plenty of neat toys and gadgets on the internet for any self-proclaimed nerd or geek. The endless choices might seem overwhelming, but have no fear: these picks will help you find that perfect extra gift for the nerd in your life. To start with basics: there’s nothing more necessary than a USB drive. Tiger …

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Blake Lively’s Christmas Wish Would Mean Bankruptcy

Blake Lively, the 26 year-old actress famous for her role as Serena Van Der Woodsen on the teen drama Gossip Girl, may have a thing or two in common with her socialite character. After attending a December 10th event for Van Cleef & Arpels in New York, Lively now has her heart set on her own pair of vintage earrings …

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