CHRISTMAS Category

THE DUET.

A man and a woman trading vocals back and forth in a song. It’s called a “duet” and for some reason it feels like a lost art in the musical world. What happened? All of TNUC’s favorite duets are at least 25 years old and I think a part of that is because so few […]

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FEROCIOUS FORTRESSES [PART 1].

Christmas 1989. The horrendous day in history when Pops TNUC ran out on the little Manimal and forgot to leave a single gift under the tree. Not just any gift, but the most massive and triumphant of all toys: the action figure PLAYSET, or fortress as we like to call them. Ever since Uncle T laid eyes on […]

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FORBIDDEN DREAMS.

When certain people from certain generations hear the name Yanni, visions of 90’s moms come to mind. Or it’s visuals of foreign men with huge manes who look like they leaped right off the cover of a Walgreen’s romance novel. The mere thought of this man can also stir up memories of the nature store at mall that sold […]

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM THE HUT.

Not only the “Hut”, but Uncle T wishes all you disciples a holly jolly Christmas. If you’re injured and bed ridden from crashing your Trans AM on the way to your grandparents holiday party and are now alone, with absolutely no festive grindage to eat, why not give your neighborhood Pizza Hut a call? If […]

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KEVIN’S LOST DINNER.

“Bless this highly nutritional microwavable macaroni and cheese dinner and the people who sold it on sale. Amen.” There’s so much to love about Home Alone, but something about this 9 year old not giving this good looking, well balanced, nuked dish a simple bite that never ceases to frustrate me to my very core….I […]

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DECEMBER’S DEADBEAT OF THE MONTH: ELLIS.

If it weren’t for a certain slimy cokehead who annually creeps into my life during Christmastime, I would have begun the first chapter of this brand new TNUC feature during the first of next year. But like always, Ellis becomes a strong moral hero every December as we sit down to watch one of the […]

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