Posts tagged "christmas"

Watch This Son Give His Parents The Ultimate Christmas Surprise

Joe Riquelme found so much success with his iPhone app Videoshop that he was able to give his parents an extra special Christmas gift this year. Watch their teary reactions when they find out he paid off their mortgage -- then at least give your parents a hug or something. [Gawker]…
By: Claire Hannum / December 26, 2014

It’s A Gross Christmas Miracle: 2 Cops Deliver Baby On Philly Subway Train

I'm grossed out by the thought of someone eating on a subway train, which makes this birth story particularly nasty to me. Two Philadelphia transit officers made a very special delivery Christmas Day, helping a women birth her baby on a SEPTA train. Around 6 p.m. Thursday night, Sgt. Daniel Caban and Officer Dorrell Jame…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 26, 2014

I Did My Christmas Shopping Early This Year And It Was Awesome

A few months ago, I decided on a whim that I would get my holiday shopping done early, and I'm so glad I did. I tend to be somewhat of a last-minute gift shopper, and when the idea to shop early popped into my head…
By: Claire Hannum / December 25, 2014

On My First Christmas Without My Dad

When I headed back home to Michigan for the first Christmas since my dad's death, I didn't expect it to get difficult until the holiday actually arrived. Since I got here this weekend, my routine hasn't reflected anything he'd normally be a part of - I've been puttering around the house, out with high school…
By: Claire Hannum / December 25, 2014

8 Vintage Christmas Carols (That Are All About Sex)

In 2008 Lady Gaga gave the world the gift of a song where she refers to her vagina as a Christmas tree, suggesting that she has a serious misunderstanding of how at least one of those works. Between that and other recent tracks, like Nate Dogg rapping about getting holiday head and the beloved family…
By: Cracked / December 25, 2014

Here’s What Everyone’s Really Thinking When You Bring A New Boyfriend Home For The Holidays

Ahh, the holidays. It's a time for extreme awkwardness, forced social interaction and perpetual lies regarding the status of your not-very-exciting life. But perhaps the most uncomfortable encounter of all is when your new boyfriend meets your parents for the first time. Will Mom approve? Will Dad make some kind of unnecessary comment about hi…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 25, 2014

Have No Shame: 13 Childish Habits We All Have At Christmastime

As "adult" as you may be, there's something about Christmas that turns back the clock, and transforms us all into non-creepy, non-wrinkly Benjamin Buttons. You're 29, trapped in a 10-year-old's body and that is totally 100% acceptable. It's OKAY to want to hear "The Chipmunk Song" and it's OKAY to snoop for presents. If you're…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 24, 2014

These 8 Incredibly Weird Christmas Videos Are The Gifts That Keep On Giving

I may be an atheist, when it comes to the existence of god or any "supernatural" phenomena, but I am certainly not an atheist when it comes to presents. YAY PRESENTS. I will gladly accept all of the presents, please and thank you, and I like giving them as well. My Christmas present to you,…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / December 24, 2014

Amy Adams Can’t Keep It Together During SNL’s “Love Actually” Spoof

Somehow, in its 11 years of existence, I only watched "Love Actually" for the first time this past weekend. It was heartwarming, it was enduring, it was uplifting and I freakin' loved it, which is what makes the timing of Amy Adams' guest spot on "Saturday Night Live" this week even more perfect. In a…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 24, 2014

From Us To You: An Honest Christmas “Update” Letter From The Frisky

To Our Beloved Frisky Readers, As 2014 comes to a close and we prepare for the New Year ahead, we wanted to send you all a heartfelt holiday letter to share some highlights from our lives over the past year. In true Frisky form, we're not ones to sugarcoat anything, and we hope our letter…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 23, 2014

Melancholy Christmas Songs To Wallow In This Holiday

When I'm feeling down, I like to distract myself with the happiest playlist I can find, but sometimes the only thing that helps is some miserable music to match your mood. If you feel like wallowing this holiday season, drown your sorrows in this melancholy Christmas playlist.
By: Claire Hannum / December 23, 2014

NORAD’s Santa Tracker Has A Totally Adorable Origin Story

If you’re a parent, chances are you know NORAD’s Santa Tracker. NORAD is the North American Aerospace Defense Command, the joint US-Canadian center that tracks aerospace activity, so it seems only logical that NORAD would have the best idea as to Santa’s location on the night of Christmas Eve. It turns out that the Santa…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 23, 2014

I Am Totally Disturbed By This Dirty “Fifty Shades Of Santa” Commercial

In a new ad for Lion's Den Adult Superstore, the sex toy company has created a parody of the "Fifty Shades Of Grey" movie to market their toys in a Christmas commercial called "Fifty Shades Of Santa." To say that I'm not totally weirded out by it would be a lie. Pardon my pun, but…
By: Katie Oldenburg / December 22, 2014

7 Things That Will Happen When You’re Home For The Holidays

You get off the airplane and into the backseat of your dad's car and say to yourself, "Why the heck did I ever leave this place?" Everything is exactly how you remember it. Your childhood room is still stuffed with decorations from sophomore year of high school. A ratty desktop computer with dial up Internet, a…
By: Huffington Post Women / December 22, 2014

Who Knew Christmas Decorations Could Be Weaponized?

Want to hear a story about Christmas decorations that escalates very quickly? Then you’re in the right place, because we’re about to go down Bonkers Lane! In Ross Township, Pennsylvania, Fairley Road is a cul-de-sac with one house in the middle. The house in the middle of the cul-de-sac belongs to Bill Ansell, who,…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 20, 2014

Listen To These Audiobooks On Your Flight Home For The Holidays

Now that "Serial" is over, what the hell are you going to listen to on your flight back to your family's house for the holidays? My flight from New York City to my mom's house is surprisingly quick, but it's just long enough for boredom to start creeping in if you don't come prepared with…
By: Claire Hannum / December 20, 2014

13 Totes Adorbs Gifts For Your Internet-Obsessed Frenz

If you're struggling with what to get your Reddit-obsessed friends for the holidays this year, maybe it's time to admit who you are and go all in on Internet jokes. You don't even need to create your own. Many of the Internet memes you already love have been transformed into everything from clothing to gadgets,…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / December 20, 2014

Christmas Crunk: 11 Cocktails To Inspire Holiday Cheer

Goodness knows the holidays can be stressful for a lot of reasons -- shopping, spending time with your family, travel, being needled into conversations you don’t want to have, attending parties when you’re an introvert and would really just like to stay home but you don’t want to insult your friends, and so on, and…
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 19, 2014

This Woman’s Solo Christmas Cards Capture The Joy Of Being Single This Holiday Season

What happens when your parents kick you, their last remaining single daughter, out of their Christmas card? If you’re as mind-blowingly awesome as our friend Bridget here, you create your own Christmas card that celebrates the joy of being single in all its alcohol-soaked glory.
By: The Gloss / December 19, 2014

10 Holiday Party Dresses Under $50

The window for finding a perfect holiday party dress is closing in as the season heads ramps up, but the good news is that last-minute shopping means last-minute sales! We've all spent a brutal amount of money on gifts and emotional eating this December, so if your wallet's in pain, take a peek at these…
By: Claire Hannum / December 17, 2014
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