Does A Charlie Brown Christmas Suck? A Very Deadspin Debate

It's Christmastime again, and, as such, your TV will be running some Peanuts specials throughout this week and weekend. If you have kids, you may not be able to escape them—the specials, that is. Could it be worse? We debated the matter last year:

Drew Magary doesn't think so: "There isn't a semblance of joy in any of these specials, and anyone who tells you they're classics has been fucking BRAINWASHED, just like I was." READ »

But Tom Scocca disagrees: "Calling bullshit on A Charlie Brown Christmas because the mood is dark is like calling bullshit on gingerbread because it's fattening. Look out the window. You have maybe four hours between lunch and sunset." READ »