Buy! More! Bigger! Or Not!
It is, of course, the day we're supposed to run around buying stuff none
of us needs. Jews are somewhat exempt, but still it's hard not to
notice the screaming ads for 4 a.m. deals and the inevitable stories of
insanity, like the woman who tried to jump the 10 p.m. line at a Wisconsin Toys 'R Us and threatened to shoot shoppers who objected. Sigh. Go to events in some of the 365 cities honoring Buy Nothing Day. Or stay home, read a book, take a walk, breathe. This too shall pass.
Update: WTF? here's a video compilation of what you missed. Insane.