Tag Archives: Christmas

The Simple Goodness of “The Star Wars Holiday Special” and a Ten-Year-Old’s Imagination

Picture November 1978 as Thanksgiving approaches. A little “science fiction western” released last May has enthralled the hearts of generations young and old. Grandparents snicker at this “new thing” reinvigorating the movie industry just being entertainment from their childhood. Parents enjoy the lack of nudity, “f-bombs,” and politically-driven lectures that infect most cinema. Dads look forward to buying cool Star Wars

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Announcing The Splintering’s “Jolly Jinglings” holiday event!

If you’re an American reader of our site (which our back-end analytics suggest is most of you), Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate this season of giving and thanksgiving this December, The Splintering is giving thanks by launching Jolly Jinglings, a heavenly host of fun, festive features intended to get you into the holiday spirit. It’s a definitely a busy month with

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Alterna Comics launches Christmas charity drive supporting Shriners Hospitals for Children

Earlier this week, Alterna Comics founder Peter Simeti announced AlternaMas, a new Christmas-themed event benefiting kids who could use a bit of escapism. Starting Sunday, 2 December, for every comic purchased through the online Alterna Comics store, Alterna will donate an all-ages comic to the Shriners Hospital for Children. You can watch Simeti’s full announcement in the video below.  

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