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Holidays: A defense of Ebenezer Scrooge.
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The joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
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Christmas 2010: Slate’s guide to overlooked Christmas movies.
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Christmas specials: A Jewish parent’s guide.
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Why food writers secretly hate the November feast.
How the Thanksgiving cooking is passed down from mother to daughter.