All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Santa Claus’

Santa Claus: Is He Ted Cruz’s New Pawn?

Santa Claus is being unwittingly used by Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign. The Republican hopeful plans to have the jolly man in the red suit on hand as he continues on his eight-state, 12-city Christmas tour. .@TedCruz and Santa Claus. Full video here: https://t.co/Zc6pFwAFKe https://t.co/Ufzy1x82uo — CSPAN (@cspan) December 18, 2015 Everyone who goes to see Ted Cruz can see Santa Claus, …

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Joey Feek: Santa Comes Early to Joey + Rory Household for Little Indiana

Joey Feek has been battling cancer since 2014, and she stopped her chemo treatments in October. Joey is now at home under hospice care, and husband Rory Feek has blogged about the family’s trials and their strong Christian faith. Rory’s post on Friday is titled, Santa Baby, as Santa Claus himself came to visit the Joey + Rory household–most especially …

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Katy Perry Featured in H & M Holiday Commercial, Singer Grew Up Wearing Their Clothes

Katy Perry is featured in the new H & M holiday commercial campaign, and she’s as exciting to watch as Santa and his elves. Katy Perry dances–with elves, actually–and evokes so much excitement and cheer that you’ll think you’re visiting the North Pole. Taking on a fairy-like persona, Katy Perry makes merry with toy soldiers and gingerbread men, too. Advertising …

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Being Santa Claus Is Harder Than It Looks

Most people probably think that mall Santas have a pretty easy gig. All they have to do is listen to what children want and keep up the facade that Santa Claus is real. As it turns, out, however, being a professional Santa Claus takes more work than it might seem. In a new study by LinkedIn, the social network looked …

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Google’s Santa Tracker Goes Live On Christmas Eve

Earlier this month, Google revealed its new Santa Tracker for 2013. While it may have lost NORAD to Microsoft, it put together its own (and arguably better) Santa Tracker experience to help kids keep track of where the big man is on Christmas Eve. While Google has been updating the Santa Tracker site all month with new games, animations and …

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Megyn Kelly Stands By Offensive Statements

In a move that doesn’t surprise too many people, Megyn Kelly will be standing by her wildly offensive and controversial remarks regarding the racial identities of Santa Claus and Jesus Christ. The Fox News pundit claims her remarks were tongue-in-cheek rather than foot-in-mouth. Megyn Kelly spoke out about the backlash on her show, “The Kelly File.” “Humor is what we …

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Megyn Kelly Ruins Christmas For Everybody

Fox News pundit Megyn Kelly insisted that non-white boys and girls throughout the world face reality: Santa is and only ever will be white. “For all you kids watching at home, Santa just is white. Santa is what he is. I wanted to get that straight.” How does she know this to be so? “I mean, Jesus was a white …

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Megyn Kelly Says That Santa Claus is White

Megyn Kelly was recently criticized for speaking about the cultural interpretation concerning the race of Santa Claus. Kelly discussed Santa Claus Should Not Be a White Man Anymore, which was written by Slate‘s Aisha Harris. Harris wrote, “When I was a kid, I knew two different Santa Clauses. The first had a fat belly, rosy cheeks, a long white beard, …

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Megyn Kelly Claims Santa Claus and Jesus are White

On Tuesday, Slate columnist Aisha Harris published an article discussing the race of Santa Claus. From Harris’s perspective, there is an issue these days with Santa being portrayed as white, namely the fact that the United States is a multicultural society in which the caucasian race is declining proportionally. For a solution, Harris proposed that we potentially switch the image …

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Kelly Clarkson and Family’s Perfect (And Hilarious) Christmas Photo

Kelly Clarkson has been making herself known in the news, lately, for both good and bad reasons. She recently had a chat with daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres about the name of the child she and her husband are expecting. Quickly on the heels of this, rumors began to fly that Clarkson’s new hubby, Brandon Blackstock, was cheating on …

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Google May Have Lost NORAD, But It’s Still Tracking Santa This Year

After years of collaboration with Google, NORAD decided to partner with Microsoft instead last year to release its Santa Tracker app exclusively on Windows 8. That’s not going to change this year, but Google will be releasing its own Santa Tracker app that takes advantage of the new Google Maps. Google announced today that it’s launching the Google Santa Tracker …

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Social Santa Will Tell You If You’ve Been Naughty Or Nice On Twitter

I do not envy Santa Claus. Over the years, the big man only had to watch the actions of people in public to determine whether somebody was naughty or nice. With the advent of social media, he now has to be extra careful that seemingly nice people aren’t being naughty on Twitter. To help him out with his job, UK-based …

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GE Wants You To Improve Santa’s Sleigh With 3D Printers

Christmas is just around the corner, and department stores are already ignoring Thanksgiving in favor of throwing Christmas decorations in your face. GE is getting into the spirit as well with a 3D printing challenge inspired by Santa’s sleigh. Over the weekend, GE announced the #3DPrintMyGift challenge, a call to designers around the world to design and 3D print a …

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Dez Bryant Becomes Santa And Buys A PS4 For People In Line At Walmart

I bet every gamer wishes that they could have been in line after hearing this news. Dez Bryant stopped by a Walmart in Dallas on Thursday night, and rewarded those who had been waiting in line by buying them all a brand new PS4. While some people can claim to have bought the system brand new on its launch day, …

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Google Isn’t Letting Bing Have Santa All To Itself

NORAD may have went the Bing/Windows route this year with its Santa Tracker, but Google isn’t going to let Microsoft have all of the fun. “While we’ve been tracking Santa since 2004 with Google Earth, this year a team of dedicated Google Maps engineers built a new route algorithm to chart Santa’s journey around the world on Christmas Eve,” says …

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Snoop’s Moses Is “High” Up On That Mountain Battling Santa Claus

If you’re unfamiliar with the Epic Rap Battles of History YouTube series, you should probably get acquainted. The latest episode is a good jumping off point, if you’re so inclined. The latest in the Epic Rap Battles Series features Snoop Lion, fresh off his incredibly popular reddit AMA, as Moses – a very “high” up on the mountain Moses. in …

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NORAD Releases Santa Tracker App For Windows 8

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, plays a pretty big role during the holidays. The organization tracks Santa on Christmas Eve and delivers live updates to children around the world on where Santa is and where he’s heading next. To this day, I still love watching the live updates just as much as I did when I was a …

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Google Introduces Rapping Santa With ‘Santa Search It’

Sometimes, as a conveyor of news, during your research, you come across things that defy personal description. Sure, others may be able to voice their reactions, but, for some reason, words may fail the person trying to relay the message. However, it is our job to endeavor on, and with that, let us discuss Google’s video “Santa Search It!” While …

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Santa’s Newest Little Helper is Siri

Whatever your opinion of the Apple brand, it’s hard to ignore the fact their marketing department certainly “gets” how to do commercials correctly. Whether it’s the iPod’s famous silhouette commercials or the “I’m a Mac, and I’m a PC” series, Apple is quite adept at leveraging the television to promote their brand. Their latest offering comes just in time for …

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Twitter Responses: Santas Instructed To Temper Kids’ Expectations This Year

The cultural climate is just getting brutal at this point, giving me one more reason to at least be thankful I’m not a kid right now. Aside from the general economic malaise felt world-wide and, more immediately, the future awkwardness of their teenage years, kids now can’t even count on Santa Claus for a little dose of emotional rescue. In …

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NORAD’s Santa Tracker Site Goes Live

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And he’s about to be under high-tech surveillance. It’s only a few weeks until Santa Claus comes to town, and for years the North American Aerospace Defense Command has been helping anxious kids and curious adults track jolly St. Nick as he delivers presents to all the good boys and girls of the …

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