Modernized Tradition

Rituals associated with holidays are blended with pop culture and beyond

Implications - The rigid formalities of holidays like Christmas are becoming less applicable to young generations who are more involved in pop culture than ever. As brands and consumers perceive rituals to be more reflective of the times, the market for seasonal goods is expanded to be informal and approachable.
SCORE: 4.2
Mild Top 6 Examples: 20,436 Total Clicks Dec 13 - Oct 14
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Drag Family Christmas Photos - The Power Family Show Us Their Funny Family Christmas Photos
SCORE: 6
Hot 5,720 Clicks Pub: Dec 30, 13
Drag Family Christmas Photos
The Power Family Show Us Their Funny Family Christmas Photos
These funny family Christmas photos are of the Power family who have been steadily upping the ante of their family Christmas photos every year for the past three years. The first photo depicts the... [More]
Homocidal Gingerbread Ads - The Fangoria Fanzine Kill Off Innocent Gingerbread Men
SCORE: 5.8
Warm 4,168 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 13
Homocidal Gingerbread Ads
The Fangoria Fanzine Kill Off Innocent Gingerbread Men
The Fangoria Fanzine is notorious for their horror and slasher films. This season they add a little horrific fright to a timeless Christmas icon. Gingerbread men are usually known for their... [More]
Illuminated Plastic Bag Trees - Luzinterruptus' Upcycled Christmas Tree is Made from Shopping Bags
SCORE: 5.7
Warm 7,999 Clicks Pub: Dec 27, 13
Illuminated Plastic Bag Trees
Luzinterruptus' Upcycled Christmas Tree is Made from Shopping Bags
When they’re not carrying items home from the store, plastic bags can be nuisances that are just littering the streets, but this year, art collective Luzinterruptus put them to use and crafted... [More]
Villainous Christmas Wreaths - This Wrath of Khan Inspired Christmas Wreath is Easy to Make
SCORE: 2
Mild 930 Clicks Pub: Dec 12, 13
Villainous Christmas Wreaths
This Wrath of Khan Inspired Christmas Wreath is Easy to Make
Trekkie Annie Shapiro created this ‘Wrath of Khan’ Christmas wreath, which is guaranteed to get a few laughs (or raise a few eyebrows). This geeky holiday decoration is essentially made... [More]
Hipster Holiday Productions - Fourgrounds Media Created a Short Production About Hipster Santa
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 413 Clicks Pub: Dec 13, 13
Hipster Holiday Productions
Fourgrounds Media Created a Short Production About Hipster Santa
This hipster Santa themed production from Fourgrounds Media answers the timeless question “what would it look like if Santa was a hipster?” This hilarious skit wraps up pretty much every hipster... [More]
Famous Reporter Christmas Ornaments - These Ron Burgundy Products are Festively Obsure
SCORE: 1.4
Untested 1,206 Clicks Pub: Dec 29, 13
Famous Reporter Christmas Ornaments
These Ron Burgundy Products are Festively Obsure
These Christmas ornaments are interesting Ron Burgundy products that are adding to the hype of Anchorman 2. If you were impressed by the unprofessional yet undeniably dapper Will Ferrell character... [More]