Category Archives: 2011 Christmas Season

X-Entertainment’s 2011 Christmas Season.

Christmas Evil.

One thing I love about Christmas this year? Zero expectations. Pulling the plug on both Advent Calendars and then deciding that I couldn’t do the site at all made for a massive departure from the Christmases I’ve grown accustomed to: … Continue reading

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Crazy Christmas House!

Every neighborhood has one family that goes beyond the call of duty with their Christmas decorations. If you’re lucky, yours has several. One of the benefits of my McMansion-stuffed, gaudy-as-fuck hometown is how overboard some folks go on their Christmas … Continue reading

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Coke’s White Cans & The Snowball Blast Slurpee!

You’ve all heard about this drama surrounding Coca-Cola’s attempt to save polar bears, aye? I’ll be honest: I’ve only digested the broad strokes. Why bother putting research into this, when my real goal is to just show off a new … Continue reading

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The Greatest Christmas Presents Ever, Chapter 4!

It’s the scariest time of year. The time of year when we, the Christmas lovers, become lulled into that familiar and false sense of security. “Oh, it’s barely mid-December, there’s still plenty of time left.” Okay, but that “plenty of … Continue reading

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Holiday Toaster Strudel!

I love scoping out the supermarkets at Christmastime. I shouldn’t admit it, but that’s one of my favorite pastimes of the entire year. You just never know when the makers of an everyday foodstuff will see fit to redress their … Continue reading

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The Kryptonite Crazy Box.

I’m taking a break from Christmas today – both on the site and in real life. See, my “office” (a spare bedroom) is in shambles and has been for years. I’m going to tell you that story in full, but … Continue reading

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Holiday Mallow Madness!

You have my personal guarantee. By the end of this post, you will be hungry enough to eat a Peruvian giant yellow leg centipede. Fools. I’d like to see you try. Here’s the situation. Kraft has unleashed enough holiday marshmallows … Continue reading

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Blogs of Christmas Past.

One of the sad byproducts of having such an elephantine blog archive is that nobody bothers looking at it. I don’t blame you. The X-E blog went live in 2002, and save for design changes and a migration to WordPress, … Continue reading

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Tree, Meat, Cake, Gum, Birds.

We’re three weeks away from Christmas Eve. That’s too little. I want five weeks. At least, I did until I remembered that it’d place me squarely at the point where I was going crazy trying to find the ingredients for … Continue reading

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Holiday Roe.

EDIT: You’ve probably noticed that the Playmobil Advent Calendar has gone MIA. Yeah, I’m canceling it, sorry. Should have originally. My heart just isn’t in it this year. I had a long talk with a chair last night, and that … Continue reading

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