Actually, it’s probably not possible to ruin Christmas, considering the brazenly commercialized conceit it’s been for, I dunno, the last century or so. But everyone’s favorite Grinch, Bob Dylan, is committed to making the holidays that much more awful through the “gift” of music.
I first heard about Dylan’s Christmas album a few months ago, when it was an early exclusive for Citibank customers. I actually devoted some time to trying to figure out whether Creepy Old Bob was playing some kind of Andy Kauffman-style meta-prank, or if he really, truly wants to secure his position as Hell’s troubadour. After a while I got tired and forgot all about it.
Until I stumbled across this video for Dylan’s “Must Be Santa”:
Can we just go ahead and put up the “closed for business” sign on the Universe?