Reader: Shop 'til you're dropped...unless you buy local
Shop 'til you're dropped! The all-consuming holiday chaos at malls -- including one in nearby Falcon -- captured in "Black Friday 2001: A soul-crushing compilation of humanity at its worst," prompted this from Coco:
Protests in Tahrir Square, tramplings in Walmart. No wonder the rest of the world hates America!
But there are alternatives: Show and Tell will be wrapping up all the best buy local options over the holidays, starting here.