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Eff you, Santa! — And so it begins: As soon as the last trick-or-treater slunk home and the clock struck midnight, Nov. 1, it officially became open season for obnoxious singing reindeer, blinking motion-activated Santas and red-and-green merchandising mayhem in the aisles of every drugstore and every department store in every goddamned town in the U. S. of A.

Oh, man, fuck Christmas — so sayeth the Web site A simple, short blog, this site is rant-a-riffic, peppered with numerous links to news stories, as the author practically busts a forehead vein raging over the right wing's charges of a war on Christmas. We Scrooges at Backslash just can't help but love someone who writes, "If Christmas is under attack, I'm Kris fucking Kringle." Not to mention the fact that "fuck" and its various derivatives get mentioned on the site's sole page exactly 51 times.

Do you sometimes feel like you're the only person on the planet who hates Christmas? Trust us, you're not — misery loves company, especially at, where users recount their most horrific holiday memories. See, it's not just Baby Jesus who cries — a bunch of the rest of us do too. A word to the wise, though — most of the stories told on the site aren't wry or funny, they're horrifying depressing and sad. Kringle, you cold and heartless bastard ...

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