Cow and Boy Classics by Mark Leiknes for December 16, 2007
"We haven't paid off our bills from last year. I hate to say it, but I might have to cancel Christmas." "Did someone say, 'Cancel Christmas'?" POOF! "Santa Claus?!" "Actually, I'm Mall Santa: The spirit of Christmas commerce." "Our economy and your family's psyche are too fragile to not spend beyond your means on Christmas." "Let us peek forward to a Christmas Day without gifts. Behold." "ANOTHER EMPTY BOX?! WHYYYY?!!" "AHHHHHH!!" BOOT!! CRASH!! "Why would I wrap empty boxes?" "Exactly. Got any Triscuits up in here?"