I have no affiliation with the Jehovah’s Witness denomination, but the adherents I’ve met over the years have generally been good people. Yet I’ve also felt since my teens that they were right about not celebrating holidays. Every day is just as holy–or horrible, if you’re a pessimist–as any other.
Still, I find it discombobulating to hear Christmas music emanating from The Hustler Club’s video store (Baltimore’s strip club area is on one of the busiest streets). I chuckled and noticed a sign that declared, “We Never Close.” What a relief to know that one can get porn there at 3:00 AM on Christmas Eve.
I’m sure Larry Flynt is rolling in his, well you know: