Scrooged: Apple Cancels Christmas

The Apple orchard is reeling. News today that Steve Jobs won’t be doing the keynote at MacWorld in a few weeks is upsetting a lot of the faithful, but that’s not all. In addition, Apple has announced that this will be their last appearance at Macworld as well. And as if that wasn’t enough, Apple announced one more thing: Apple has decided this is the last year for Christmas.

CUPERTINO, California—December 16, 2008—Apple ® today announced that this is the last year for Christmas. Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, spoke at a joint press conference held with Santa Claus at the North Pole this morning. He announced: "Apple has been honored to work with the North Pole the last several years to make Christmas possible, however, we have decided together that this is the last year for Christmas."

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