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THE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

December 25 at 1 p.m. on Bravo

Why subject yourself to dozens of crappy Christmas specials when you can have all the best bits rolled into one? The ever sentimental Carson Kressley narrates this hour-long look inside the genre, spanning from Bing Crosby to Pee-wee Herman, Frosty the Snowman to South Park.


FRONTLINE: THE ALTERNATIVE FIX

December 28 at 9 on PBS

Alternative medicine has something for everyone, from now mainstream practices like acupuncture, herbal supplements, and homeopathy to more unusual treatments such as . . . coffee enemas. Frontline casts its steely eye over the ever expanding field, examining what the research says and why Americans turn to it in increasing numbers.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 14, 2004

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