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Charlie Brown and the Holy Grail

Today I bought the Charlie Brown Christmas Tree (pictured). It's a familiar holiday sight: the twiggy tree, the single red ornament. In the movie, the tree gets a magical transformation into a full-fledged tree with ornaments and lights. Obviously, I don't expect my replica to get a magical transformation defying physics. But I had an interesting moment while purchasing the tree at Walgreens earlier today. It was selling for about $10 and it was next to other similarly priced artificial trees. Read more [...]