Lileks: Christmas future is here, and it's not a pretty sight

  • Article by: JAMES LILEKS , Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 19, 2013 - 6:58 PM

I remember when the local Shopping Center had something called “Moonlight Madness.” The ads showed a yawning crescent moon wearing a nightcap, holding a candle. Wear your pajamas, kids! Fun for all! The stores, you see, were staying open until 10 p.m., which broke all the known laws of retail.

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stite56Dec. 20, 13 1:44 PM

Power exec. who buys mixer on smartphone is so true,that made me laugh out loud.

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bigb5596Dec. 21, 1311:10 AM

Merry Christmas James and God help us all.

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corvidDec. 21, 13 1:27 PM

Great insight, James! This is scarily accurate and I fear a future prediction of life in America as our humanity fades into the proverbial sunset and sales and marketing of stuff, stuff and even more STUFF takes over the world.

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