Daily Archives: December 24, 2017

The highly acclaimed historical drama “The Crown” starring Matt Smith as Prince Phillip and Claire Foy as Queen Elizabeth II returns for its second season on Netflix. At the end of Season 1 in the series, Elizabeth’s sister Margaret (Vannessa Kirby) was unable to be granted permission from the Church and cabinet to marry Peter Townsend (Ben Miles) while Phillip prepped to leave for his royal tour to promote the Olympics. This situation occurs in the last few minutes of the season finale. It is foreboding because the last words that can be heard are: “Forgetting Elizabeth Windsor now–only Elizabeth…

The most commonly known Christmas character is Saint Nicholas, also known as Santa Clause. The story goes that Santa visits every home around the world, giving presents to nice children and coal to naughty kids. This is the version that most of America goes by, but what does the rest of the world experience during Christmas time? In Siberia, Christmas is conducted in the course of two weeks. Two Sundays before the 25th, the children, tie up the mother, and to regain her freedom, she pays them with gifts. On the next Sunday, the same is done with the dad,…

Season 2, Episode 10: This is the first Christmas episode on “The Office.” The episode has its ups and downs, but it is ranked number one because in this one Jim gives Pam a sentimental teapot in their Secret Santa turned Yankee Swap. Michael almost ruins the moment by contributing an over-the-top iPod that Pam wants in the Yankee Swap. Michael always finds a way to make things interesting. The teapot Pam receives holds such significance throughout the show, making this episode an important one to the plot of future seasons. Season 6, Episode 13: Pam is pregnant in this…

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