Now that you're done with Thanksgiving, we present to you Christmas. Awesome, vulgar, merry, horrific, pepperminty and beautiful Christmas. It's the holiday everyone has to pretend to hate, but still secretly loves in a twisted, emotionally abusive way. Besides, who in their right mind doesn't adore a day that involves tons of little white lights? No one, that's who. And with that, we urge you to check out Tuesday night's Christmas tree lighting in the FiDi. That girl that sings that song will be there. Will you?
Former 49ers legend Ronnie Lott and current 49ers Marcus Lattimore and Alex Boone, as well as openly Canadian songstress Carly Rae Jepsen, whose song “Call Me Maybe” prompted 758931214352 parody videos that your mom thought were just "so funny and so clever," will be at 555 California at 5 p.m.
Oh, last year's tree lighting at 555 California featured Robin Thicke, well before he simulated sex with Miley Cyrus at the VMAs and before most, if not all, of us knew all about his reportedly large penis.
See you there.
In other news, the ice skating rink in Union Square is open. Do check it out! SFist editor Brock Keeling and associate editor Andrew Dalton were there during a staff outing last week. It was glorious. Whose magic-on-ice form reigned supreme? You make the call: