The Gospel of Matthew tells us in the lineage of Jesus that Joseph’s father’s name was Jacob. read more
Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes
And… The American Christmas Tree
(PCM) The New York Rockefeller Tree is probably America’s Most Famous. Each year, over a million locals and visitors, plus millions more on television since 1951, come to see the official lighting, now with over 40,000 lights and miles of wire. read more
It took a little detective work to find the final answer(s).
Baby It’s Cold Outside was written by Frank Loesser in 1944, and he originally sang it with his wife, Lynn Garland at their housewarming party, towards the end of the party, as a subtle ‘good night’ to their guests. read more
(PCM) How many of you have every heard of The Necrofeast? Don’t worry, we hadn’t either until we discovered quite a few pages on the internet dedicated to this relatively unknown macabre holiday that is celebrated from sunset to dawn on December 27th. read more
(PCM) Being that PCM headquarters is located in Delaware, we absolutely could not resist sharing the legendary tale of the Claymont Christmas Weed and it’s very special symbolism to our little state. read more
(PCM) A church in Sri Lanka made a hilarious mistake over the holiday season when they accidentally printed lyrics to the Tupac Shakur song “Hail Mary” rather than the actual prayer “Hail Mary”. read more
(PCM) A Texas Evangelical pastor by the name of David Grisham made it his personal mission to ruin the Christmas spirit for a bunch of children who were waiting anxiously in line to visit Santa Claus at a mall in Amarillo, Texas. read more
(PCM) We can think of about a million and one reasons why this is not such a good idea, however Domino’s Pizza still plans to move forward with their “brilliant” idea to train reindeer to deliver pizza’s this holiday season in Japan. read more
(PCM) This is not surprising news coming from the folks behind the crude party card game “Cards Against Humanity”, as they have always been known to push the limits.
The company has currently raised more than $90,000 to literally dig a hole in the ground that leads to nowhere. read more
(PCM) A priest in the Philippine’s is being criticized after images and a video surfaced showing him riding a hoverboard and singing a song during his mass on Christmas Eve. He has been reprimanded by the Philippine Roman Catholic Church officials who say what the priest did during mass was wrong due to the fact that the mass is the church’s highest form of worship and “demands the utmost respect and reverence”. read more
(PCM) A full moon on Christmas hasn’t occurred since 1977, however that will change this year when the moon will reach full size on Christmas Day at 6:11 am EST. According to the predicted forecast at this time there should be very little cloud cover and no fog, so the Christmas full moon should be completely visible to all … maybe even Santa Claus himself! read more
(PCM) What are the odds that a man with the legal name of Santa Claus decides to run for office in the small town of North Pole, Alaska? Well, such is the case, as an Alaskan newspaper is reporting that a man named Santa Claus has just announced that he will be in the running for a seat on the City Council in the tiny city of North Pole, Alaska. read more
(PCM) Many people are still in the process of taking down their holiday decorations and of course discarding their live Christmas trees, and now a farm in Maine had claimed that there is a way to still put your discarded Christmas trees to good use instead of putting them out to the trash. read more
(PCM) The wonderful people over at Buzzfeed have complied a list of seven holidays from around the globe, that are so strange you may not believe they exist.
The video features a glimpse of La Tomatina in Spain which is essentially the world’s largest food fight, Hadaka Matsuri in Japan also referred to as the ‘naked festival, Songkran in Thailand which consists of everyone spraying one another with water guns and a few others. read more