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ComPost: December, 2013

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 12/26/2013

2013: Some user reviews

Well, It had everything we’ve come to expect in a year, and Miley Cyrus.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:57 PM ET, 12/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013, best of 2013

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 12/20/2013

All I want for Christmas, Mariah, is you to stop performing for dictators, says human rights group

Human rights group complains after Carey performance.

By Alexandra Petri  |  07:42 PM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  performing for dictators

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 02:48 PM ET, 12/19/2013

What I have learned from Christmas commercials

All good lessons.

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:48 PM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ack, ads

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 12/19/2013

Fake Harvard bomb threat was made by a student who wanted to postpone an exam

If only he knew it wasn’t worth it.

By Alexandra Petri  |  10:13 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  colllege, harvard bomb scare

Posted at 08:20 AM ET, 12/19/2013

What to do when your golden ‘Duck’ lays an egg

What to do when your golden egg turns out to be an ugly duckling?

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:20 AM ET, 12/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  reality, television

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 12/18/2013

The best GIF of Mitt Romney ironing a suit while wearing it

Here he is ironing a suit while wearing it.

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:45 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gifs, mitt

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013

Top 10 Best of 2013 Lists of 2013

This was a great year for year-end lists -- and lists in general.

By Alexandra Petri  |  08:30 AM ET, 12/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  lists

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 12/13/2013

Thank you, Mac McGarry, from an ‘It’s Ac’ contestant

A tribute from a former contestant

By Alexandra Petri  |  02:09 PM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  appreciation

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Year-End Spousal Performance Review, as the Wall Street Journal suggests

This will go well.

By Alexandra Petri  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bad ideas, Wall Street Journal

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 12/12/2013

The affluenza defense

How do I catch this?

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:39 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  affluenza, gesundheit

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 12/12/2013

How should a Santa be? Megyn Kelly and beyond.

He’s a crowdsourced myth.

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:52 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 12/12/2013

The 5 types of songs you’ll hear this holiday, in one chart

Hymns not included.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:22 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  festive, holiday, singing, songing

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 12/11/2013

Best of 2013 List That Doubles as a Cry for Help

Maybe call someone?

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:07 PM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  best of 2013, lists

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013

The problem with that Pantene labels ad

Feminism sells! ....shampoo

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:17 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ladies, pantene

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 12/10/2013

President Obama takes a memorial selfie

Times when it’s okay to take a selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial: [This space intentionally left blank.]

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:11 PM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  funeral selfie, selfie

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 12/06/2013

‘The Sound of Music Live’ -- this is our fault

Of course the Sound of Music Live attracted 18.5 million viewers -- it’s a Von Trapp!

By Alexandra Petri  |  03:11 PM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  carrie underwood, the sound of music live

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 12/06/2013

The 15 best lines from Rush Limbaugh’s historical fanfiction about himself

Get it for your friends’ children! And your children’s children!

By Alexandra Petri  |  10:23 AM ET, 12/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  best books of 2013

Posted at 06:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013

Waiting for Gadot? There is a Wonder Woman and the Internet is upset

The Internet always has opinions to spare.

By Alexandra Petri  |  06:15 PM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  casting, ladies, wonder woman

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Every gift for children this year is terrifying -- a walk over the Thin Pink Line in Target

Sugar and spice and everything hideous and terrifying.

By Alexandra Petri  |  09:49 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  aaaaaargh, disney, ladies, toys

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 12/02/2013

What’s wrong with boomers? They can’t seem to fend for themselves

Helicopter childing has rendered these elders incapable of handling themselves in the real world.

By Alexandra Petri  |  05:26 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  boomers, millennials, oops

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Legends of the Delivery Drones

They will live on in song.

By Alexandra Petri  |  01:31 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  amazon, delivery drone

 

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