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By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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‘Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical’ Coming to Sarasota December 22

Following four successful years of touring and more than 350 performances, the “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest-running and highest-rated holiday television special will fly into Sarasota at the More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Facebook Censors Santa kneeling at the manger, Jesus Christ, as ‘violent’

Facebook censorship made a bizarre turn recently as a reported post with over 11,000 shares dating back to 2015 was given a blackout notice with this warning: “This photo may show violent or graphic content.” The More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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New trailer for ‘The Grinch’ sends the message to ‘scheme big’

For their eighth fully animated feature, Illumination and Universal Pictures present The Grinch, based on Dr. Seuss’ beloved holiday classic.  The Grinch tells the story of a cynical grump who goes on a mission More...

By Red Diogenes On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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First trailer, poster for ‘The Grinch’

The trailer for The Grinch, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, has arrived with a teaser poster, all sure to put fans in the Christmas spirit. Here’s the official statement: For their eighth fully animated feature, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
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Univ of Minnesota issues ‘Religious Diversity’ memo to staff to censor ‘inappropriate religious celebrations’

University of Minnesota officials recently distributed a document titled, “Religious Diversity and the Holidays,” to employees and student workers advising them to keep “inappropriate religious More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Cryptocurrency Provides Another Avenue For Con Artists

Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin exist because of a collective trust. When fraud damages that trust values fall. BitcoinImage/CASASCIUS In the 1994 movie remake, “Miracle on 34th Street” a judge agrees that More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 23rd, 2016
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Jesse Jackson: Christmas is poor people’s holy day

2009 photo/Eric Guo, cropped by Beyond My Ken via wikicommons Looking back just five years, here’s the thoughts from Rev. Jackson From December 3rd’s Rainbow PUSH Saturday Morning Forum (2011), broadcast More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, December 17th, 2016
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Freedom From Religion group attacks Ohio nativity, free speech

Liberty Counsel countered an atheist group and has offered to provide pro bono assistance to the city of St. Bernard against a demand from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), which wrongfully claims More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015
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Atheists attack Christian churches with Santa billboards, no attack on Islam yet

Some new billboards Colorado from an atheist group again take aim at churches across America with the message “Go ahead and skip church! Just be good for goodness’ sake. Happy holidays!” next to an More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015
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TCM to present ‘Miracle on 34th Street’ in time for Christmas

Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) continue their TCM Presents series with “Miracle on 34th Street” from Twentieth Century Fox on December 20 and 23. The event will include a special introduction More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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‘Keep Christ in Christmas’ parade targeted by Freedom From Religion group

Alabama is now the epicenter of the latest battle over religious freedom and freedom of expression as the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) it threatening a small town for its Christmas parade theme.:  “Keep More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014
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Rifftrax ‘Santa Claus’ delivers great laughs in time for the holidays

If you missed the latest Rifftrax of the 1959 film Santa Claus, then you missed out on a wonderful night packed full of gags and laughs. Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett, best known for the cult More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Atheists roll out anti-church billboards with ‘skip church’ message

The annual atheist attack on Christmas and Christianity is underway, this time beginning in Milwaukee. American Atheists posted a “Dear Santa” message on billboards mocking the church, upsetting Christians More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014
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‘Santa Claus’ to get roasted by Mystery Science Theater 3000 stars in ‘RiffTrax Live Santa Claus’

The popular stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 are back again this week with RiffTrax Live: Santa Claus just in time to get fans in the holiday spirit. The odd 1959 film “Santa Claus” will be “Riffed” More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
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MST3K, Rifftrax returns Dec 4 with ‘Santa Claus’

Fathom Events, RiffTrax.com® and IGN are thrilled to bring Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett (best known for the groundbreaking “Mystery Science Theater 3000”) back to select cinemas nationwide More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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MST3K, Rifftrax ‘Anaconda’ is truly hysterical, don’t miss encore Nov 4

While November 4 will be labeled election day (and yes, that is important) it is also the encore presentation of Rifftrax Anaconda, a hysterical evening of the team from Mystery Science Theater 3000 ripping Jennifer More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Best Moments of 2013: Westjet Airlines surprises passengers with Santa gifts

Canadian Airline Westjet came up with a brilliant holiday promotion and found themselves in the headlines. The airline used a digital Santa Clause at an airport to ask passengers what they wanted for Christmas and More...

By deskofbrian On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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Christmas, I Mean Holiday, Music: op-ed by student, take Jesus, Santa out of Christmas

This is an op-ed by a 16 year-old high school student Colin Curran in New Jersey (posted by the Huffington Post) Note the direction of the music director at the school:  “advisor stated the songs could not More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
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Christmas Memories: Santa’s Little Helpers

Last week I started a series on my fond Christmas Memories (Read here) As a child I had memorized the Rankin Bass mythology and easily debated another first grader on how Kris Kringle chose December 25th to deliver More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 4th, 2009
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Christmas Memories Pt 1: Linus’ Speech

To this day I love watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas” As a child I was addicted to watching all of the Rankin Bass claymation presentations of Rudolph, Santa — all to shape the mythos of Christmas. More...


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