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November 21, 2007

It is Time to Open a New Front in the War on Christmas


Thank you for asking, Dolly. Yes, it is. Also, you will go straight to hell (and with no delay) if you sing them anywhere near me after Thanksgiving. Consider this a friendly warning.

If one of the chains of coffee shops in the United States would announce that it was a Christmas-music-free zone, the benefits for business would be noticed immediately. I know I would go live there for a while.

(thanks to the Comics Curmudgeon)

Posted by smclemee at November 21, 2007 1:31 PM


Where Bethlehem at?
Where Bethlehem at?
Where Bethlehem at?
Where Bethlehem at?

Posted by: Richard at November 21, 2007 10:15 PM

Newcomers puzzled by Richard's comment may want to know that it alludes to the hiphop stylings of MC Adolf and the Nasty Party.

Posted by: Scott McLemee at November 22, 2007 9:10 AM

I'd love some Christmas-free commerce, and I say this as someone who has no objection to the holiday festivities in general. There's nothing I'm so into that I want to be soaked in it for weeks on end all the time the way Christmas music is poured on us each year. If a chain of shops were to commit to simply playing its usual stuff for the duration, I'd happily toss them some of my business.

Posted by: Bruce Baugh at November 22, 2007 11:47 AM