Now that Thanksgiving is over, it seems safe to officially get into the Christmas spirit. For more Christmas music than you could possibly stand, head over to 77santas.blogspot.com. It’s updated pretty regularly, features a vast archive and has artists to cover every taste, including AC/DC, Calexico, the Beach Boys, Johnny Mathis and My Morning Jacket.
Remember how exciting it was when the thick Christmas catalogs would come in the mail, and you’d spend hours dreaming about what Santa might bring? Check out www.wishbookweb.com, where dozens of full catalogs, spanning from 1940 to 1986, have been scanned in for you to click your way through.
And, if you feel like bossing Santa Claus around, visit www.simonsezsanta.com. Type in a command, and a real person — not a cartoon — will do it. I was able to get him to sing, dance and pet the inflatable Rudolph standing with him.
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