Tag Archives for Holidays

April Fools & Children’s Stories

How kids appreciate moron jokes, stupid folks, and playing the dummy

01. April 2016 by Jerry Griswold
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In Praise of the Grinch

“For a person of unblinking honesty, the holiday season (as wonderful as it is) offers plenty of things to hate” (from Parents’ Choice)

25. December 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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The Ghastly History of Halloween

From Día de los Muertos & the Irish begging “soul cakes” door-to-door, to Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” & Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” . . . (from Parents’ Choice) 

26. October 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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Maurice Sendak’s “The Nutcracker”

(from the Los Angeles Times Book Review)

22. May 2015 by Jerry Griswold
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