Target Frantically Debuts Free Shipping to Woo Holiday Shoppers

The holiday retail wars are upon us! Macy's kicked off the melee by announcing they'd open at 6 pm on Thanksgiving; now Target says free shipping will be available for every damn thing on their website until December 20. Go right ahead and order that sack of Dove chocolates for your honeybun's stocking. » 10/22/14 12:50pm Yesterday 12:50pm

We Can Thank These J. Crew Models for a Relatively Safe Christmas

If you're lucky, yesterday (whether you celebrate Christmas or not) was a safe day full of good tidings and great joy. Assuming that it was, I think it's time we take a moment to thank the selfless people who sacrificed their own holidays so that ours could be more comfortable. No, not the police! Not the people who… » 12/26/13 5:15pm 12/26/13 5:15pm

The 10 Best Christmas Songs, Ranked

The season of the Christmas song has nearly come to a close, meaning we only have one more day to hum along to the holiday classics before it stops being "on trend" and starts being insufferable. I don't know about you, but personally, I would like to spend this last bit of time being as efficient as possible and this… » 12/24/13 6:00pm 12/24/13 6:00pm

Here's What It Feels Like to Be a Fat Person on a Plane.

On a crack-of-dawn flight from New York City to Seattle recently, I had my first ever, um, altercation with a seat mate. I'd almost missed the plane—I was that person staggering on board just before the doors closed—and I'm sure he thought he was going to have the row all to himself. I flashed him an apologetic smile… » 12/24/13 11:00am 12/24/13 11:00am

Chatroulette Singing All I Want for Christmas Is You Is the Best Thing

Steve Kardynal, the lovable breakout star of Chatroulette, is back with another one of his adorable sing-alongs, this time looping internet users into an unexpected music video for Mariah Carey's classic hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You." If this doesn't get you into the holiday spirit, well, prepare to be… » 12/23/13 6:15pm 12/23/13 6:15pm

Sorry, Everybody: Your Thanksgiving Travels Are Going to Suck

Bad news for those of you traveling over the long weekend. It looks like Mother Nature — THAT BEAUTIFUL BITCH — will be pulling out all of the stops to keep you from your intended destination. For so it is written: When the holidays of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving converge in the year of 2013, there will be snow, there… » 11/27/13 11:00am 11/27/13 11:00am

Macy's, Lord & Taylor to Open on Thanksgiving, Tryptophan be Damned

Thanksgiving is for being with family, stuffing yourself full of turkey and cranberries, watching cartoon characters float in a parade, and maybe enjoying the broadcast of violent sports. But this year, you'll be able to start your Christmas shopping even earlier: Some stores will be open on the holiday. » 10/15/13 12:40pm 10/15/13 12:40pm

For Your Viewing Pleasure/Discomfort: Here's Darren Criss as Shirtless…

Okay, I am going to shoot straight with you right now because I trust you and know that you of all people won't betray that trust. Here goes: I am one of the 7 adults in the United States who still tunes into Glee every week and I'm not even going to pull that "it's a guilty pleasure" excuse. No, I watch it because,… » 12/18/12 5:40pm 12/18/12 5:40pm