Merry Christmas open thread
And a happy new year, dear readers. As we celebrate our 8th holiday season together, it’s probably not a bad time to reflect on the generosity and loyalty that so many of you have shown, not to me so much (’cause that’s not necessary or expected) but to the idea and practice of a more or less freewheeling community of conversation about a common cultural interest. As the demands on my time and patterns of posting have waxed and waned over the years, it’s been gratifying to see the community sustain itself beyond and in between my words. So, thank you, and Merry Christmas. See you in 2012.
PS: For those of you who haven’t gotten enough talk about (mediocre) Christmas music, here’s a reflection on the cockroach-like indestructibility of the Christmas carol. And for those of you who’d rather skip the pendanticism and go straight to a youtube mashup video of dogs and cats singing Christmas music, here ya go:Email this Post