Archive for December 18th, 2009

Christmas 2009: Santa Still Laid Off

December 18, 2009

Christmas 2009: Santa Still Laid Off

For 107 years, Santa Claus had a steady seasonal job on the sidewalks of New York City, ringing a bell and collecting donations for the Volunteers of America charity. Last year, he got laid off. Santa is still unemployed.

On the bright side, New York’s Fox News used our graphic this year. For free.

As they say in the Big Apple, Merry Freakin’ Christmas.


Yes, Virginia (and New York, New Jersey, et al.). You can still donate to VOA. Look here.

Image by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,, just like Fox did.

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