I Rate Things, Part 3

From 1 to 10…

It’s A Wonderful Life: 10
Gingerbread: 7
Candy canes: 5
Ghirardelli Peppermint Bark: 10
Mashed potatoes: 10
Fruitcake: 2
Turkey: 10
Stuffing: 10
Sweet potatoes: 3
Sweet potatoes with marshmallows or maple: 9
Electronic Christmas cards: 3
Commercials where people give cars as gifts (with red bows on them): 1
Canned cranberry sauce: 8
Miracle on 34th Street (1947): 10
Egg nog: 9
Frosty The Snowman: 6
“Baby, It’s Cold Outside:” 10
Springsteen’s “Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town:” 0

(Part 1, Part 2)

2 thoughts on “I Rate Things, Part 3

  1. I have to agree with most of your assessments of this list of things, so I won’t mention too many tonight. The cars with bows as Christmas presents are sooo less than zero, I wouldn’t know how to depict it in a numeric form.

    Bruce Sprigsteen’s ‘Santa Claus…” has to get a 3 or a 3.5, simply by default. It’s not a current-style (how the hell can I even remotely put this nicely??!) shall we say “gospel style” where all the vowels are elooooogaaaated and exager-aa-aa-aa-aa-aa-ted, and is the ONLY accepted musical style now, the last 20+ years, and looks to stay this way permanently. 2090? 2118? Mmmmm hmmmm.

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