TOPICS OF DISCUSSION IN THE MOSTLY DESERTED NEWSROOM TODAY, CHRISTMAS EVE

  1. Hitting the peppermint bark wall
  2. Chocolate rum cake, now with extra rum
  3. The tiny waists of two boy co-workers
  4. The whereabouts of Chris Kirkpatrick and the career path of Lance Bass
  5. The "all-sugar diet"
    There's a lot of food here
  6. Celine Deon
  7. Failures of direct deposit.