ComPost: Holidays


Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 12/20/2013

Early drafts of Christmas songs

I finally understand what happened with Baby It’s Cold Outside.

By Alexandra Petri  |  12:34 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  christmas, drafts, holidays, songs

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 12/26/2012

Post-Christmas Thank-You Letters, and other impossibilities

They are harder to write than they look -- and they look hard.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:25 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  holidays

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 11/28/2012

The Ultimate 2012 Gift-Giver's Guide to the top gifts of the year

The gifts you can't miss, from 197,000 BCE ("Rock") to 2012 CE ("Rock, from Jared").

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:59 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  holidays, top list

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 12/21/2011

The official guide to last-minute Hanukkah and Christmas giving

Look no further.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:30 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Holidays, gifts, kids these days

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/22/2010

Holiday hiatus

Season's greetings! Like the metaphor of your choice, Dana and I are headed off to parts unknown until next week! In the meantime, you can read our archives, take up a new language or start an OkCupid profile. The possibilities...

By Alexandra Petri  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Petri | Tags:  holidays

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 12/16/2010

Harry Reid: The Grinch Who Stole the War on Christmas?

The Who's Whos down in Congress Liked Christmas a lot But Senator Reid (D-Nevada) Did not. Sen. Reid hated Christmas! The whole Christmas season Now, please don't ask why. No one quite knows the reason It could be his...

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:18 PM ET, 12/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Congress, Congress, Congress, Congress | Tags:  Harry Reid, holidays, voting