Category Archive: Holiday

Jul 04 2022

Stars & Stripes FOREVER!

The Muppet version

May 05 2022

Cinco de Mayo: They Won The Battle But Lost The War

This article was adapted from the original that was published on May 5, 2011. It is a brief history of the origins of the Cinco de Mayo holiday which is not Mexico’s Independence Day. On this day in 1862, the Mexican Army defeated the French forces at the Battle of Puebla Certain that French victory …

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May 05 2022

Cinco de Mayo

Reposted by TMC for ek hornbeck Reprinted from 5/5/2012 The name simply means “The Fifth of May” and it’s an oddly U.S. American holiday. Except in the State of Puebla they don’t much celebrate the victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in Mexico which makes it much more like Patriot’s Day that …

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Feb 02 2022

Groundhog Day

According to Punxsutawney Phil there will be six moe weeks of winter. However, Staten Island Chuck disagrees saying Spring will soon be sprung. I am already sick if the dark days and snow. TMC Posted by ek hornbeck on February 2, 2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. What would you do if you were stuck …

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Dec 31 2021

New Year’s Eve 2021

New Year’s Eve in Times Square, New York City

Dec 26 2021

Boxing Day

Posted by ek hornbeck on 12.26.2019. Re-posted by TMC for ek. Boxing Day. On the day after Christmas… In feudal times the lord of the manor would give boxes of practical goods such as cloth, grains, and tools to the serfs who lived on his land. Many years ago on the day after Christmas servants …

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Dec 25 2021

House

Posted by ek hornbeck 12/25/2018. Reposted by TMC for ek hornbeck. Oh yeah, lots of holiday cheer here. Father Christmas – The Kinks Christmas Wrapping – The Waitresses Holmes and Watson

Dec 25 2021

Carol of the Bells

Twitter is a strange place. Depending on who you follow or what you read in the news on the internet that leads you there, it can be informative and educational. A blog post led me to a tweet where I found this tweeted response   And Carol of the Bells is based on a Ukrainian …

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Nov 25 2021

A Seth Meyer’s Family Thanksgiving (Reprise)

These videos were posted by ek hornbeck in Thanksgiving day in 2018 with the videos that re no longer available edited out. TMC Back In My Day Newlywed Game Embarrassing Your Children (Part 1) Embarrassing Your Children (Part 2)

Nov 25 2021

Translator: Thanksgiving: (Almost) Everything You Know is Wrong

Eight years ago in January of 2013. we lost our friend, Translator aka Dr. David Smith. He suffered from depression and his untimely death left those of us in the blog communities who knew him wondering if we could have done more to help him through his struggles. The holidays are rough on people who …

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