ICYMI: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Light Up the Rock Center Christmas Tree

The week's honorable mentions.

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Your Christmas photo will never be as charming as the one Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen took in front of the Rock Center Christmas tree. (Huffington Post)

And you’ll never think about Christmas cards the same way again after reading this one. (The New Yorker)

Chicago bakery debuted a white truffle donut because donuts are not rich enough. (Eater)

Speaking of decadent desserts, a lot of countries are involved in the making of one Nutella jar. (Quartz)

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), one of the Senate’s more colorful figures, has a coloring book, and Amazon sales are skyrocketing. (AP)

Reading a long-form article about Lisa Frank on a website means you can’t annotate it with any of the Lisa Frank pencils you collected throughout childhood. (Jezebel)

James Franco embarked on an “erotic journey.” In a pink robe. Enough said. (BuzzFeed)

If you’re actually sick of reading reflections on the 10th anniversary of Love Actually, the parody trailer for its sequel is probably for you. (Laughing Squid)