CONVERSATIONS OVERHEARD AT 2016 HOLIDAY GATHERINGS
If it hasn't already happened, it probably will
- •Traffic, routes taken, changing landmarksWhen did the Maggianno's near the highway become Carrabba's?
- •The Force AwakensMay be a short conversation since people are generally in agreement that it was great. Except for your contrarian cousin who feels that the plot borrowed to much from previous films.
- •Best combinations on cheese plateWinner is Gorgonbert + salami spread + fig jam on rainforest cracker
- •When and where you saw first three Star Wars moviesMay devolve into discussion of when Star Wars and Empire were on heavy rotation on HBO. May further devolve into conversations about So Fine, Kidco and the cool HBO intro that went over the little town
- •Which are the TRUE first three movies and whether to refer to them by name or numberIf you don't know the answer, you're wrong
- •Egg Nog -- good or bad?Kaitlyn hates egg nog but looooves herself an Egg Nog Latte. Caitlin only likes the ENL from Dean an Deluca.
- •Trump's latest tweetUncle Frank admires his fearlessness...Contrarian Cousin walks out because she 'Can't even'
- •Season 1 of Leftovers vs. Season 2 of True DetectiveTheme song battle is separate but equally controversial discussion