Consumerism

Why I Hate Christmas
The Grinch has it right
December 20, 2013

Traffic, death, obesity—just a few reasons given in this classic 1990 essay about why we should loathe the holiday.

I'm Sick of Other Holidays, but I Still Love Thanksgiving
It's still inclusive and noncommercial. Be grateful.
November 26, 2013

Be grateful! The most American of holidays, ironically, is the one that resists the commercialism, competition, and cutsiness of modern American life.