We Wish You a Streaming Christmas

T’is the season for wasting time in a seasonal fashion! Networks are blasting the airwaves with holiday specials and movies, but where do those of us who have been weaned off from the umbilical cord of cable to find our favorite yuletide fare? Fear not! I bring great tidings of joy! Below you will find a couple of lists (with no particular ranking) of the best Christmas favorites you can find online.

Netflix
Suitable for the Kiddos
Pee-Wee’s PlayHouse Christmas Special
White Christmas
Ernest Saves Christmas
The Nightmare Before Christmas
Yes Virginia
The Bear Who Slept Through Christmas
The Muppets’ Christmas Carol

Grown-up Stuff
Scrooged
Trading Places
Trailer Park Boys Xmas Special

Hulu Plus
For the Family
The Christmas Toy
A Garfield Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Fraggle Rock: The Bells of Fraggle Rock
He-Man and She-Ra: A Christmas Special
Elf: Buddy’s Musical Christmas
Doctor Who Christmas Specials: 10th and 11th regenerations

Adult Business
Absolutely Fabulous Christmas Special
Peep Show: Seasonal Beatings

Available to Rent
Through Amazon for the Kids
The Year Without a Santa Claus
How the Grinch Stole Christmas (Original)
Elf

For the Mature Crowd
Gremlins
Die Hard

Happy Vegging Out!

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Top 10 Best/Worst Dads in Pop Culture

I’ll be the first to admit it. My parental triumphs are all too often eclipsed by incidents of shitty-daddery. For every transcendent moment I spend introducing my kids to new ideas, I seem to have at least one corresponding spell of unjustifiable annoyed frustration. For every three minutes of pure joy I spend with them, I spend another mopey ten wishing I could just go to a baseball game by my damn self.

This of course, should come as no surprise to anyone who has kids. Nothing inspires more pride and shame than parenthood. One minute, you’re the greatest parent in the world. The next, you’re a horrible failure. So to celebrate, we offer our list of ten dads in popular culture who exhibit both the best and worst of us all.

Hit the jump to see the full list.

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