Showing posts from January, 2011


4 friends are attending Christmas.
Christmas carols are an ancient tradition.  I think.  Once again my total lack of interest in doing research betrays me and it really doesn’t matter.  If you are an expert on Christmas carols I apologise from the bottom of my empty, unresearched heart.
But I digress.  Christmas carols, at least in my experience, broadly fall into two categories – the ones about Jesus and the ones about Santa.  There are of course some – We Wish You A Merry Christmas, for instance – which aren’t really about anything and seem to spring from Christmas’ self-obsession – more on that later.  For any defenders of We Wish You A Merry Christmas, I would like to reject figgy pudding as a legitimate subject for a song.
There is, then, a noticeable dearth of Christmas carols dedicated to the man most responsible for making Christmas the magical time it is.  Of course I’m talking about Mark Zuckerberg, because Time Person of the Year is not recognition enough for such a generous b…