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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