The most depressing Christmas ornament ever

Hallmark does some fantastic Christmas ornaments every year, especially those based on pop culture subjects. Star Trek ornaments have become a yearly offering for Hallmark, but even the most die-hard Trekker has got to wonder about the thinking behind this ornament, based on the iconic scene from Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and released this year. Nothing says "Peace on Earth and Goodwill to Men" like Spock dying of radiation poisoning!

If you're really interested in ruining the mood around your Christmas tree, you can order this from Amazon by clicking right here. It's not logical, however.

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, and He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at

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