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Festive TV, the Violent Femmes and a Grown-Up Home Alone

The Cooler: Your Talking Points for Today

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Stream Work: Vox has rounded up 17 of the most festive TV episodes to stream this weekend and beyond.

Alone Again: Macaulay Culkin reprises his role as Kevin McCallister from Home Alone. The results are... bleak.

Just Roll with It: Cheap Trick, Chicago and N.W.A. are amongst 2016’s inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Femmes Fatale: Speaking of rock and roll, the Violent Femmes will release their first full-length record in 15 years next March.

Record Time: An Omega Speedmaster and a vintage Audemars Piguet Calendar set new world auction records over two days of sales at Christie’s this past week.

Snow Future in It: Gizmodo shows us a terrifying glimpse of a dystopian holiday future: robots making paper snowflakes. This is how it begins, people. This is how it begins.

Hark-Core Punk: Stephen Colbert sings “Carol of the Bells”... with Henry Rollins. It’s everything you’d expect.

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