Arts Around Town: Have yourself ‘A Very Merrie Halloween'
With the arrival of fall and the start of October, it won’t be long before we start hearing such classic holiday lyrics as ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas ... wanted to know on how the Pennsylvania Dutch came to celebrate Oct. 31.
A Christmas Gift To You: The Full ‘Santa Claus vs. the Martians’ #1 Comic
The Martians is a book ... when this issue takes place, Father Christmas was much less uptight, as we’ll soon see. 3.4: For those of you who always wondered what the deal was with that one verse in “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” where the carolers ...
Keeping Christmas: A Western Pennsylvania sampler
After much bellowing and talking and pulling of ears, the apparition wished the children a merry Christmas ... himself an old prayer book for Christmas in 1856. Click photo for larger image. "The most widely accepted translation of Belsnickel is 'Nicholas ...
Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence - Criterion Collection (Blu-ray)
This is the setting for Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence, Nagisa Oshima's 1983 ... has been caught in a compromising position with a Dutch prisoner (Alistair Browning), and Hara wants Lawrence to both translate for the victim and be witness to what happens.
Meet The Lovely People Who Support Blackface For Christmas
Nothing says “Merry Christmas” quite like racism! A popular Facebook page is determined to uphold the longstanding Dutch tradition of wearing blackface for Christmas ... black person from Jamaica,” reads a translation of her TV interview.