Saturday, December 24, 2016

Santa Baby, Why Do You Look Like That?

This Christmas eve, one man will traverse the globe in a magic sleigh, shimmy down millions of chimneys and deliver presents to nice children (and coal to naughty ones). So how does the internet honor such a fantastic philanthropist? With weird fan art, of course.
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THE REASON FOR THE SEASON?
JOLLY OLD ST FIC
The Best (And Weirdest) Santa Fan Art From Around The Internet
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This Christmas eve, one man will traverse the globe in a magic sleigh, shimmy down millions of chimneys and deliver presents to nice children (and coal to naughty ones). So how does the internet honor such a fantastic philanthropist? With weird fan art, of course.
WELL, STRANGE TO US
All The Strange Ways Europeans Celebrate Christmas
vice.com
Have you heard of the Christmas log, Tió de Nadal? Here's a translated snippet from his song: "Defecate, Tió, defecate almonds and nougat. Don't shit herrings, they're too salty. Shit nougats, those are better. If you don't want to shit, we'll hit you with a cane."
FOR THE REST OF US
'Seinfeld' Writers Tell The True Story Of How Festivus Came To Be
uproxx.com
The real Festivus was created in 1966 by author Daniel O'Keefe, not out of a hatred of all of the commercial and religious aspects of Christmas, but as a unique celebration.
STYLE WE DIGG | SPONSORED
Style Your Wallet Can Work With
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For $60 a month, Five Four will send you a personally curated package of clothing valued at $120. And if you use the code DIGGHOLIDAY, they'll double it and give you $240 worth of clothes during your first month!
CHRISTMAS FILM STUDY
WELL, ACTUALLY
The Definitive Analysis Of 'Love Actually,' The Greatest Christmas Movie Of Our Time
fivethirtyeight.com
Love it or hate it, "Love Actually" has entered the pantheon of Christmas movies. Here it is, ruthlessly and meticulously analyzed.
THE GRUBER WHO STOLE CHRISTMAS
WATCH: The Onion Reviews Another All-Time Great Christmas Movie, 'Die Hard'
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We've never thought about it before, the Nakatomi staff was probably so pissed about their Christmas party being ruined.
CHEER, QUANTIFIED
Christmas Movies, Charted
flowingdata.com
We all know and love the classic Christmas movies. But will you recognize them in chart form?
HE SEES YOU WHEN YOU'RE SLEEPING
WATCH: 'The Santa Clause' Re-Cut As A Thriller Is Internet Gold
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And to be fair, in the movie, Tim Allen does kidnap his own kid, kill a man and steal that guy's job.
*CHRISTMAS-FREE ZONE*
'SHADOWS OF THE EMPIRE'
The Greatest 'Star Wars' Spinoff Was Everything But a Movie
thrillist.com
In late 1994, Lucasfilm held a series of top-secret meetings with "Star Wars" licensees. On the agenda: how to invigorate a lucrative movie franchise that hadn't released a movie for more than a decade.
SILKY SMOOTH ESCAPE MOVES
How Millions Of Secret Silk Maps Helped POWs Escape Their Captors In WWII
atlasobscura.com
Christopher Clayton Hutton's ingenious maps played a role in some 750 successful escapes.
DRAWING THE VOID
Most Images Of Black Holes Are Illustrations. Here's What Our Telescopes Actually Capture.
vox.com
A STARBURY IS BORN
Stephon Marbury's Incredible Revival In China
theundefeated.com
In Beijing, there is a statue of Marbury outside his home arena. There was a Broadway-type musical centering on his life that he actually acted and danced in for 11 nights. How did the NBA outcast end up here?
VIDEO OF THE DAY
BAD TO THE BONE
Pug Is Deeply Ashamed Of His Poor Life Choices
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We're pretty sad that we're just discovering this gem from 2011 now. It's everything we could've ever wanted in a guilty dog video.
That's all folks. Enjoy the holidays and/or the long weekend.

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