(I'm traveling, so this post was written in advance and does not take into account whatever additional horrors have recently been unleashed upon the world.)
Happy Christmas Eve! All holiday-themed links today.
This is absolutely the best holiday ad of the year.
In New Hampshire, Decorating Christmas Trees in the Woods is a Thing People Do
Sweden Has Won the Annual Santa Olympics
Amazing: A Dickensian Divide, but United in Holiday Cheer
It’s a Wonderful Life is one of the best movies America has ever made about itself
Step-by-step guide to making a dumpster fire ornament for 2016
How Fast Is Santa?
5 Lesbian and Gay Holiday Romances to Read This Season
The Nazis Fought the Original War on Christmas
The 1,800-year evolution of Santa Claus, from skinny medieval saint to WWII propaganda icon
Was this the first public Christmas tree?
Untangling the History of Christmas Lights