Christmas Books for the Old, the Young, and the Restless

Despite the holidays being a huge, routine-shattering annual occurrence, relatively few books (for adults anyway) mine everyone’s favorite time of the year for wider themes without resorting to gimmicks or sticky sentimentalism. While classics like A Christmas Carol or O. Henry’s short story A Gift of the Magi live on as near-perfect embodiments of the […]

Time Machine Recap: Little House on the Prairie

We’re jumping back to Christmas 1974 for today’s TV recap, the original airdate of my personal favorite episode of Little House on the Prairie. Let’s see what was happening in Minnesota in 1874…