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The NC Double Scrooge: Decor Division
December 13, 2010 – 12:57 PM | 106 Comments
The NC Double Scrooge: Decor Division

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree: how could such a lovely symbol cause so many problems? But it does — or perhaps it's the futile quest for arboreal perfection that ties us in knots. Whatever …

The NC Double Scrooge: Entertainment Division
December 10, 2010 – 11:43 AM | 101 Comments
The NC Double Scrooge: Entertainment Division

"How many people do you think Keckler and Bunting offended with this poll? Show us with your hands."
Today's poll focuses on all manner of media disappointments: Christmas movies you've never really gotten, songs you can't …

The NC Double Scrooge: Shopping Division
December 9, 2010 – 12:25 PM | 92 Comments
The NC Double Scrooge: Shopping Division

"Shahhhhpping!"
We begin our roast of Christmas present in the retail ring. Have we left things out? Probably. That's what the comment section is for. And therapy. And bourbon.

The NC Double Scrooge: An Introduction
December 9, 2010 – 9:47 AM | 43 Comments
The NC Double Scrooge: An Introduction

We should say right up front here that we don't actually hate the holidays. Well, maybe Keckler does, but I don't think so; I think she's like me, in that she finds many things about …

The Vine: December 8, 2010
December 8, 2010 – 11:08 AM | 33 Comments
The Vine: December 8, 2010

Hi Sars!
With the holidays fast approaching, I have a grammar and gift-giving question for you.
I work in the editorial department of a national company, but my other editorial cohorts (three fabulous women!) work in …

The Vine: December 3, 2010
December 3, 2010 – 9:48 AM | 54 Comments
The Vine: December 3, 2010

Dear Sars,
I'm hoping that The Nation can help me figure out what to buy my husband for Christmas, because I am stumped. Here's his biographical sketch:
He's 45 years old.He likes books, but reads slowly …

The Vine: December 4, 2009
December 4, 2009 – 11:58 AM | 80 Comments

Keep those holiday-themed Ask The Reader requests coming, folks — 'tis the season to suffer giver's block, so let your fellow TNeers help out.
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Dear Sars,
I have a dilemma and I'm hoping Vine readers might be …