Being Santa can be hard work — all that ho-ho-hoing and bouncing kids on your knee really takes its toll. So much easier to just be a drunken bearded degenerate instead.
The best laid plans often go awry. The worst too; like diving down a real chimney as if you were Santa. It's almost definitely bound to go wrong. Don't believe me? Take the following stories as warning.
On any other day of the year, you might write this off as sentimental schmaltz. But hey! It's Christmas eve—a day when the fact that hundreds of architecture students actually designed Santa's logistics center is actually pretty fun.
Some magical fat guy in a red suit thinks he's coming into your house as he pleases in the middle of the night?! Not on your watch. Here's what you'll need to start your own personal War on Christmas.
Spanish ad agency Shackleton has released a new clever app designed to help convince kids that Santa is real. You only have to place the iPhone behind a closed door and Santapp will play pre-recorded Santa voices, sound effects, and use the flash to make your kid believe something magical is happening at the other…
Santa is under surveillance—but not by the NSA. Instead, Google is helping children of all ages to to keep tabs on the jelly-bellied gift giver, and even learn some new technical skills along the way.
Last year, Poo-Pourri's ad Girls Don't Poop proved that humor is the best weapon if you need to advertise a stink-eliminating toilet spray. So this year, for the Christmas campaign, they decided to take their scatological humor a step further and show to the world that Santa suffers from gastric problems too.
Every year, my parents' neighborhood in Dallas goes all-out for Christmas. We're talking, trees wrapped in lights from trunk to top, teams of reindeer on display, and even a house with giant, moving jack-in-the-box effigies of every family member moving in sync with carols. Have you seen similar stuff? We want to see…
It's 2013. Of course Santa Claus has traded in his sleigh and reindeers for a fighter jet. That way he can zip around the world in the coolest rig possible. The US Air Force posted this picture of a pilot in a Santa costume for a bit of holiday cheer. Happy Holidays everybody!
Murderer. Slave owner. Celebrated philanderer. These are the words that should come to mind when considering a one Mr. Nicholas "Santa" Claus. Just because you can see through that
drunk jolly facade, though, doesn't mean the rest of the world can. So it's time to take matters into your own hands. Fortunately, …
The holidays are all about traditions, and once again NORAD is back with an updated version of its Santa tracker, letting kids keep tabs on Saint Nick as the 25th creeps closer and closer. In addition to updated apps for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone devices, the NORAD Tracks Santa website has also been spiffied up…
Screw Rudolph, the reindeers and that stupid red flying sled. At the Hill Air Force Base, in Utah, Santa Claus actually arrives on a goddamn F-16.
The Santa questions start firing at you before your kids turn five. How does he speed around the world in a single night? How does he know what I want? Sure, you could deny Santa's existence, but be ready for some tears.
In the U.S., we get boring elevator music piano players in mall atriums. In Japan, they get an awesome robotic Santa. Someone is getting the short end of the stick here, and her name is America. Too bad your own presents won't come alive as sinister Santas tomorrow morning. Or will they?
Face it, Santa is pretty antiquated. I mean, what kind of crazy elf-powered factory must he have up there in the North pole in order to be churning out iPhones and laptops and Wii Us? Ridiculous as it is, you don't want him to get hip, because he'd turn into this. He'd keep his list in the cloud. He'd order all his…
Hey it's almost Christmas so we're feeling festive around here. We're loving these DIY Rudolph Lunar Guidance Modules.
It is officially the time of year when all gear writers start getting emails from friends and family asking what presents they should get their loved ones for the holidays. Then we get together in gadget guy bars and bitch about this fact ad nauseum.
We all remember that time Samsung made a Galaxy S III ad that promoted the healthy exchange of sex tapes between mature adults, right? Like all good things, it's received its mandatory holiday tie-in. One that manages to ruin your childhood.