Merry Christmas, leave the plate


update: Now that I’m done wrapping presents, nibbling on carrots and arranging cookie crumbs on a plate so as to give the impression of having been dropped by a 300-pound intruder, I’m faced with the eternal holiday question… Die Hard or A Christmas Carol.

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  1. Ale Roka
    Posted December 24, 2010 at 11:20 pm | Permalink

    Merry Christmas Mark. You do good work, have a delightful family, and spread good stuff on those around you.

    May your stocking be stuffed beyond repair.

  2. Posted December 25, 2010 at 11:13 pm | Permalink

    I like Mixed Nuts. One of my fav xmas movies. Though Elf is a close second…and Miracle on 34th St – the original.

  3. Edward
    Posted December 26, 2010 at 10:07 am | Permalink

    One vote Die Hard.

  4. Kim
    Posted December 26, 2010 at 11:08 am | Permalink

    I would have killed myself long ago, if not for this site. Thank you, and merry Christmas.

  5. Larry Seven Larry
    Posted December 26, 2010 at 4:27 pm | Permalink

    It never occurred to me to kill myself until I visited this site.

  6. Posted December 26, 2010 at 5:01 pm | Permalink

    Still haven’t seen Die Hard. Guess I need to watch it someday.

  7. Ale Roka
    Posted December 27, 2010 at 12:25 am | Permalink

    My new favorite Christmas movie is this flash mob (despite whatever PR stunt motivations goaded its production):

  8. Knox
    Posted December 27, 2010 at 9:22 am | Permalink

    Funny, this site only makes me want to kill other people. Merry Christmas.

  9. Steph
    Posted December 28, 2010 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    Merry Christmas. Now please commence blogging again.

  10. Keterring
    Posted December 28, 2010 at 12:29 pm | Permalink

    Just curious. Am I the only underwear model who reads this site?

  11. Edward
    Posted December 28, 2010 at 5:11 pm | Permalink

    Yes, stop being an asshole and get back to work.

  12. John156
    Posted December 29, 2010 at 9:45 am | Permalink

    My daughter left a giant butter cream frosted cake for Santa this year, and I warned her that he might eat it all and have a heart attack, but she didn’t care. I was half tempted to dress up like a dead Santa on Christmas morning, clutching my heart.

  13. Elf
    Posted December 29, 2010 at 12:15 pm | Permalink

    What American kid doesn’t know what she wants for Christmas? Are you raising some kind of Communist operative?

  14. dragon
    Posted December 30, 2010 at 1:59 am | Permalink

    Mark is dead.
    It is being reported ( Mark had picked up a female hitchhiker on his way to visit friends. The woman became so excited when she realized who had picked her up that she threw her arms around Mark and caused him to lose control of the car. Both Mark and his passenger were killed when the car swerved off the road and hit a stone fence. And here’s where the story takes a turn toward the ludicrous—Mark was decapitated in the accident and the trauma to his head was so severe that even his dental records were useless in identifying the victim.
    Not wanting to lose potential puppet show sales, Dreamland executives have suppressed the story of Mark’s death and brought in a lookalike to replace him.
    Mourn or not to mourn, that is the question.

  15. Posted December 30, 2010 at 2:20 pm | Permalink

    It wouldn’t surprise me if that’s what 2011 has in store for me, Dragon. And, yes, I’m raising a Communist operative. (We have no TV, and we don’t allow Barbie dolls.)

  16. Alicia
    Posted January 5, 2011 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    Maybe she needs a copy of “What is the What” for Christmas.

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