Operation Christmas Drop

Congresswoman Angie Bradford has been appointed head of the Base Realignment and Closure commission, and is out to make some tough cuts in the name of efficiency. When she gathers that the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam is most publicized not for essential military action but for Operation Christmas Drop, it goes to the... Continue Reading →

The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special

Set after the events of last year’s The Rise of Skywalker, LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special opens with Rey training Finn to become a Jedi. Meanwhile, Poe is more interested in the Life Day Celebration on Chewbacca’s wooded home world of Kashyyyk. This element of the LEGO special is a direct reference to the original special, which featured... Continue Reading →

Happiest Season

Abby and Harper have been dating for about a year. Abby isn’t much for the holidays, but Harper impulsively asks her to come visit with her family. Abby, who lost her own parents when she was nineteen, decides to come, but on the drive over learns that Harper has stayed closeted and her parents think... Continue Reading →

Holidate

Randomly meeting at a store return counter introduces Sloane to Jackson. Both tired of nightmare dates and meddling family during the holidays, they strike an arrangement, whereby they meet as a couple only during the holidays to make life at the very least tolerable. Slowly, so slowly, while scoffing at the cliches of romance (and... Continue Reading →

The Princess Switch: Switched Again

As Chicago baker Stacy reminds us in opening-credits voiceover, when last seen she’d wound up a princess by catching the eye of Prince Edward while visiting fictive kingdom Belgravia for a culinary contest. Her coworker Kevin also sparked with Lady Margaret of neighboring Montenaro, who was affianced to Edward for political rather than true-love purposes.... Continue Reading →

Last Christmas

Kate, a die-hard fan of George Michael’s music, is a human trainwreck in London working in a year-round Christmas store for “Santa”, the shop’s demanding but good-hearted owner. Kate’s life has kind of gone off the rails since she got sick a couple years ago, and now she spends her days alienating her family and friends... Continue Reading →

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