Christmas is on!

Saturday, December 1st, 2001 - 8:19 am PST

It’s December 1st, and though some of us eagerly broke out the holiday decorations as early as the day after Halloween, even the most conservative among us will now tell you that the Christmas season has officially begun. The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith kicked things off at the stroke of midnight with his traditional chugging of a gallon of store-bought eggnog. Then he vomited. A lot.