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We asked Occupy Boston protesters: What Is Your #OccupyXmas Wish?

Since the beginning of the Occupy movement, protesters have broadcast the #NeedsOfTheOccupiers through tweets, Google docs, and camp posters. But besides the bare necessities — food, blankets, first-aid supplies — what do the protesters really want?
This is what the holidays look like
By LIZ PELLY AND ARIEL SHEARER  |  December 09, 2011

Hannukah Video Round-Up: The final night.


Tonight is our last night of latkes and lights! To close the occasion, let's watch this adorable small child lighting all eight candles on his last night...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 18, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Seven!


The list of unironically good Hannukah pop music is a short one, but you can bet that They Might Be Giants' "Feast of Lights" would be...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 17, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Six!


There are many terrible Hannukah rap songs on the internet, but the above video is one of the worst. The low production quality, the corny video effects, and the...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 16, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Five!


Still making latkes from a box? Don't bother -- it's not that hard to make latkes from scratch, and they're far superior that way. Leslie Jonath tells...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 15, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Four!


Here's everyone's favorite Hasidic Jewish reggae musician Matisyahu, attempting to wish you a Happy Hannukah. The jury's still out on whether he's actually high in this...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 14, 2009


Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Three!


  This is Bush's speech at the White House's first ever Hannukah celebration in 2001. Despite the man's stumbling over the word "menorah" (reminding us...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 13, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night Two!


The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c A Colbert Christmas: Jon Stewart http://www.colbertnation.com/
By Maddy Myers  |  December 12, 2009

Hannukah Video Round-Up: Night One!


The Festival of Lights begins tonight at sundown. On all eight days of the holiday, Laser Orgy will be giving you the gift ... of...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 11, 2009
A Gift Guide for the Geek in your Life

A Gift Guide for the Geek in your Life


Winter is coming, as the Starks would say, and you know what that means -- toys! We geeks love our toys, especially big-kid versions of...
By Maddy Myers  |  December 03, 2009