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Nothing Like the Holidays

Holiday movies for the rest of us

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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose… In the words of my favorite 80’s cartoon character, gag me with a silver spoon. This is the time of year that radio and television stations bombard the citizenry with all things Christmas. Santa Claus, Frosty, Rudolph and sweet baby Jesus rule the airwaves from the day after Thanksgiving until New Year’s Day. (We shall not discuss those radio stations that started playing Christmas carols BEFORE Thanksgiving. There is a special place for people like you.) Like family dinners, with all that is awesome about the holiday season there is bound to be some funkiness. In this case, it’s a (less than) surprising lack of diversity in what…

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