Today when your daughter asks, "Daddy, why do we celebrate Rocktober," you can point to this as an explanation. I mean, if you're the kind of parent who lets your child roam free on the Internet, which doesn't seem like such a good idea but who am I to give life advice? Anyway, yes, all the answers are here.
"Similar to Restaurant Week, Delivery Week is a two-week celebration of the best delivery restaurants. Seamless customers get to enjoy great dining for a great deal." —Oh, man, it is already Delivery Week and I haven't made plans yet for what I'm going to watch while I sit on my ass and sample the prix fixe specialties delivered to my door. Also, this is another thing the aliens will point to when they try to figure out what happened to the civilization which once dominated this planet.
Even though it seems unlikely that you are unaware, what with the way the Internet works now, this Sunday is Mother's Day, so you might want to get moving on that if you had forgotten about it. Also, please enjoy this, from last year.
I am generally anti-holiday. I think it does us more harm than good to assign ourselves special days to do things or commemorate things at exactly the same time as everyone else is supposed to be doing them or commemorating them. I know the counter argument is like, "celebrating holidays is part of what binds us together as a society" or whatever. (Or, even better, "Shut up, Dave. And lighten up. And how about just think of someone besides yourself for once in your life and buy a goddamn gift.") But I don't like the way that holidays prescribe is a certain time to be doing certain things. [...]