When kids ask if Santa is real, is it time to come clean?
Ralphie Parker's thirst for an air rifle was borne out of a real toy trend and a fake cowboy.
‘Elf,’ ‘A Christmas Story,’ and ‘A Muppet Christmas Carol’ all made the list. So did ‘Die Hard.’
Charles Dickens appreciated a prize turkey as much as Ebenezer Scrooge did. And on Christmas Eve 1869, his was missing.
Myths about elves predate Christmas and Christianity itself.
Here's what our friends and family are getting this Christmas, from natural history sticker books to a tubs of gourmet salt flakes.
"Carol of the Bells" was adapted from the Ukrainian composition “Shchedryk,” a New Year’s ballad that doubled as a cry for independence in the aftermath of World War I.
In this Christmas hidden object brainteaser, Hungarian artist Dudolf has concealed a single sheep amid a flock of Santas.
Jesus’s birthday is subject to interpretation, and there are plenty of intriguing theories to explain how we landed on December 25 to celebrate Christmas.
From pizzelle to vanillekipferl, cookies are an important part of holidays no matter where you celebrate.
As ‘A Christmas Story’ has grown in popularity, so has one of its most recognizable props: the leg lamp, that glowing gam otherwise known as “a major award.”
Band Aid's charity song "Do They Know It's Christmas?" enlisted everyone from Sting to Bananarama, but its efforts to help the Ethiopian famine didn't go exactly as planned.
Some holiday favorites are fun and festive. Others have an F-bomb count to rival 'Goodfellas.'
'Silent Night, Deadly Night,' 1984's killer Santa slasher, led some psychologists to worry kids might develop panic disorders and even regress in their toilet training.
The transition from radio to a televised broadcast marked a new era for the monarchy.
Debating whether ‘Die Hard’ is a Christmas movie has become as popular a yuletide tradition as trimming the tree. A new trailer may offer a definitive answer to the decades-long debate.
The meaning of ‘Bah, humbug!’ is a little more layered than what people normally attribute to Ebenezer Scrooge of ‘A Christmas Carol.’
Whether he’s coming to town, doublechecking his list, or kissing your mom, that rotund, rosy-cheeked gift bearer is probably Santa Claus to you. But around the world, he goes by many different names.
Each December, "Baby, It’s Cold Outside"—a ’40s-era American standard that some modern listeners hear as a depiction of sexual misconduct—invites a barrage of controversies, radio bans, and think pieces.