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The Five Strangest Christmas Traditions

[sponsored] The best thing about the holidays are the traditions.  But not all traditions are created equal.  Here are five of the STRANGEST Christmas traditions from around the world.

12/16/2011

A Charlie Brown Christmas (Fantasy, 1965)

Forgotten Favorites: The Peanuts Gang And “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”

Not only did we forget the [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Carpenters[/lastfm]’ “Merry Christmas Darling” back when we listed our Top 10 Christmas Songs, we forgot the Peanuts Gang singing “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.” What’s up with that?

12/15/2011

Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's It's Only Rock And Roll Benefit Concert And Women Who Rock Exhibit Opening Concert

Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Home For The Holidays

“Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” is the latest track in our countdown of the best festive music – and it’s a gold-stamped classic, named #1 in Rolling Stone’s list of The Greatest Rock and Roll […]

12/15/2011

Four Ways to Make the Holidays More Affordable

[sponsored] December can be one of the most expensive months of the year, for obvious reasons.  So “Real Simple” magazine has a list of ways to make the holidays more affordable.  Here are the top […]

12/15/2011

Guy Approved Christmas Movies

As we get closer to Christmas, we’re going to get burned out on all the Christmas shows and movies out there — especially the sappy ones. According to TheSmokingJacket.com, we have a rundown of some […]

12/14/2011

16th Annual ELLA Award - Inside

Last.fm Trends Christmas Classics: Get The Look With Johnny Mathis

The twelve days of Christmas have begun, and with the time for decoration officially here, “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” is today’s choice of holiday classic. Written in 1951, Last.fm Trends is […]

12/13/2011

Men Think Christmas Would Be Better If They Were In Charge . . . Featuring Less Stress, No In-Laws, and Steak for Dinner

[sponsored] Women are in charge of Christmas.  That’s a fact.  A survey last week found that 0% of couples say the man takes the lead for the holidays.  But deep down, men secretly think they […]

12/13/2011

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Rock Flashback: Nilsson’s “Remember (Christmas)”

In the summer of 1972, just a few months after the release of his career-making album Nilsson Schmilsson, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nilsson[/lastfm] returned with a sequel, Son of Schmilsson. It included a dizzying variety of songs, including a […]

12/09/2011

A Holiday Gift-Giving Price Guide for Different Stages of a Relationship

[sponsored] If you’ve just started dating and are wondering what you should give them for Christmas, the best present is tickets to an event . . . because it’s not too extravagant, it’s for both […]

12/09/2011

Ian Anderson (R) and Martin Barre of Jethro Tull (Getty Images/Fred Tanneau/AFP)

Rock Flashback: Jethro Tull’s “Christmas Song”

In 2003, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jethro Tull[/lastfm] released a Christmas album. For some artists, this is a give-up move, a way to get attention and sell product when nothing else does it. For Tull, it made a good […]

12/08/2011

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