Posts Tagged ‘christmas’

Speaking of Christmas

May 12, 2008

Did you know?

Instead of caroling on Christmas, Tom Waits and his good friend of Bauhaus fame Peter Murphy, dress up as the ghosts of Christmas past and rattle their chains while singing this ditty. No wonder that suicide rates skyrocket on Christmas.

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Mother’s Day Special II

May 11, 2008

Did you know?

While Tom Waits celebrates mother’s day today just like any other Joe Shmoe with a standard sense of decency, he celebrates Father’s Day on Christmas. Now don’t get all worked up with ideas of immaculate conceptions, it just so happens that Waits was conceived under a public Christmas tree on Christmas night, where his future parents happened to meet each other while hiding from the cold. That was the last contact Waits had with his father, after which he boarded the next train to absent fatherhood. Waits honors the occasion by having a threesome under a fully decorated Christmas tree – i.e. doing two birds with one Tom.


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