It’s a grab bag of fun as we go through some recent quirky news stories as well as discuss the lack of social correctness of much-loved classic Christmas specials, and whether saying “Merry Christmas” to a stranger is socially acceptable.
In Boston, MA, Suffolk County district attorney-elect Rachael Rollins announces that her office does not plan on prosecuting 15 petty crimes – including breaking and entering.
In the Netherlands, a 69-year-old man attempts to legally change his age because he identifies as a 49 year-old.
Kevin Hart and the Oscars controversy, the ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’ and the ‘scoop of dessert’ controversy, Twitter and censorship, Alec Baldwin’s Trump impression vs. Dana Carvey’s George Bush impression, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and misogyny, the Charlie Brown Christmas Special and Franklin getting the broken chair, and Jimmy Stewart and the Heat Miser. And who doesn’t like a humble Bumble?
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