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Yule laugh, yule cry…

December 12, 2011

Blog Guy, what do you think is the biggest holiday for your blog?

Christmas, for sure. We celebrate it for most of the year. Not only that, we’re able to appreciate BOTH holidays.

He’s making a list, and Czeching it twice…

December 7, 2011

Blog Guy, I need to tap your background in psychology. I can’t get my husband to enjoy the Christmas holidays. When he sees festive decorations he just breaks down and sobs.

Have you never SEEN decorations, Mr. President?

December 6, 2011

Honey, was that the doorbell? Could you see who it is, please?

Sweetie, it’s the president!

President Obama?

Yeah. He’s here for some kind of a surprise inspection of our Christmas decorations.

Lose weight the Christmas Party way!

October 27, 2011

It’s time for more of our etiquette tips aimed at people who were raised by warthogs in the wild.

‘Tis the season to be Charlie….

July 29, 2011

Blog Guy, you used to give us a lot more news about what those British people are up to, what with the royal wedding and everything. How about an update?

The most popular holiday isn’t Christmas?

January 1, 2011

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Since I’ve already revealed this blog’s most popular items for all of 2010 it’s going to be a bit less dramatic to list the top 10 for December, but I’m required to do it for those of you who wager on the results.

Time to beheading home, Santa

December 24, 2010

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Blog Guy, likeĀ  many of your readers, I come here for news about other cultures. I’m curious about how Christmas is celebrated in Israel.

Remember to tip your blogger, folks

December 23, 2010

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Blog Guy, you’re an expert on social etiquette. Should I give a gift or a tip to my favorite bloggers at Christmas? Would they be offended because they’re professionals?

Eleven pipers piping, ten snipers sniping…

December 22, 2010

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Blog Guy, a few days ago you made reference to a “long” version of the song, “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” Is there really a longer version?

How Blog Guy made the Naughty List

December 21, 2010

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‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house,

Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse

night before smoke 220The stockings were waiting, but what do you think?

Santa decided to go for a drink!

“My life really sucks!” he told bartender Steve,

“It seems like I’m working on EACH Christmas Eve!

“My marriage is finished, my wife says I’m weird,

“She don’t understand me, she don’t like my beard!

“I think I’ll try freedom, I’ll give it a whirl!

“Perhaps I’ll end up with a cheerleader girl!

USA/“I’m totally serious! It isn’t a joke!

“I’ll tell you the best part, but I need a smoke!”

Then Santa went outside, now Dasher, now Dancer,

Too hammered to read the big warning of cancer,

The stump of his pipe he held tight in his teeth,

And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath

His cheeks were like roses, his eyes all a-twinkle,

He lurched to the men’s room, and stopped for a tinkle

GERMANY/As dry leaves before the wild hurricane fly,

He demanded another martini, dry

Then I heard him exclaim with his mouth like a potty,

“That fricking Blog Guy has been TERRIBLY naughty!

“I swear by my reindeer and each little hoofy,

“He’s been running photos of me that are goofy!

“I know who’s been good, and I know who has not,

“And on Christmas, that Blog Guy is opening squat!”

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Top: Participants in SantaCon Boston 2010, a gathering of people dressed as Santa going from bar to bar, drink at the Asgard Pub in Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 18, 2010. REUTERS/Brian Snyder