Christmas

The Christmas lights machine gun

I’ve always wanted a gun that shoots out strings of Christmas lights. I would hold the Christmaslightstring Machine Gun in the G.I.Joe Roadblock style and yell out in an Arnold Schwarzenegger voice, “MERRY CHRISTMAS AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT!” +chugga chugga chugga+ (that’s the sound of the machine gun shooting out christmas string lights) …

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Art Institute Lions for Christmas 2011

Here’s what the Art Institute should do for their lion sculptures for Christmas 2011. Wrap them entirely in crochet. People would love it. Photo from http://animalnewyork.com/2010/12/wall-street-bull-crocheted/ Here’s what the Art Insitute of Chicago did in 2010: And what the lion sculptures wore in 2009: What do you think the Art Institute lions should wear for …

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Chicago City Hall during Christmas is beautiful

The old marble walls are lit up with alternating green and red lamps. It’s simply majestic. During lunch I walked from the Tribune Tower down to Daley Plaza looking for Christmas things to photograph. The Christkindl Market in Daley Plaza was pleasantly not busy for 3pm on Thursday. However, I wasn’t feeling inspired by anything …

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Chicago Christmas photos

In celebration of Christmas coming up, here are some of my favorite Christmas photos shot around Chicago.

2009 Manger in an alley

I put a web address on my 2009 Christmas card. View the micro-site dedicated to this photo series at: www.spudart.org/manger-in-an-alley

4 Reasons why Renegade Craft Fair is a great holiday show

Every Christmas season, Chicago’s greatest hipster crafters get together and sell their ironic, cool, stylish wares. Here’s a few reasons why Renegade puts on a great holiday show. 1. Great location The Pulaski Park Fieldhouse is worth the trip alone. Both the first and second floor is open, allowing you to explore around the building. …

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Merry Christmas Adam

I hereby declare the day after Christmas to be called “Christmas Adam.” Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas, so it only makes sense to declare Christmas Adam for December 26. It’s really cool how Christmas is such an important day, that it’s the only holiday to have a holiday dedicated to the day before …

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God born as human today

Almighty powerful God. The one who can move mountains. Who formed the planet with His hands. That same God. He was funneled into a baby. All that glorious power squeeezed into a baby. Christmas is an amazing day. You’ve heard that Jesus paid for your sins. And the sins of the world. One person pays …

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Christmas song about shopping

Christmas shopping. ta la la. ta la la. Christmas shoooooping. That should be a song. Why is there no song about Christmas shopping? All the stores could play it! Are there any songs about Christmas shopping?

how cold will it get in chicago on christmas eve 2004?

2∆í predicted for the high on Christmas Eve to be chicago’s 2nd coldest Christmas Eve ever. -11∆í in 1983 was the coldest. 5∆í in 1972 is the 2nd coldest. (from Tom Skilling) What do you think the high will actually be? The winner will receive a free gift bought from the dollar store (shipping included!). …

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