Seth Meyers Offers "Skeptic on a Stick" Holiday Toy for Atheist Families
The 'Late Night' host also explains fictional teen slang, defining words such as "Chronic-Kuh" and "Auld Bang Syne."
Late Night aired a commercial for fictional atheist toy "Skeptic on a Stick" on Thursday.
The holiday present spoofs Elf on a Shelf and Mensch on a Bench, but the ad explains it teaches children "secular facts not religious fables" and provides the "best gift of all" — empirical logic.
When children pull the string on the back of Skeptic on a Stick, he tells kids the truth about dying Christmas trees, Santa Claus as a marketing ploy, and the elevation of Hanukkah's importance as a Jewish holiday.
"There's only one set of footprints in the sand because God doesn't exist," spouts Skeptic on a Stick.
Continuing with his show's holiday theme, host Seth Meyers did a segment explaining "teen slang" and created terms that were all holiday-themed.
Meyers defined words like "Chronic-Kuh" which is when your marijuana supply "miraculously lasts" for eight days. His contextual example was, "Thought I'd blow through my weed the first day at my parents' place but that chronic-kuh was lit for the entire week. #L'Highem."
The term "Joseph" is used to describe someone who is last to find out that his girlfriend is cheating on him, a jab at the Virgin Mary's immaculate conception. "Yule Log" is the family member everyone burns during Christmas vacation and "Auld Bang Syne" is when you sleep with an old acquaintance who should be forgotten.
Watch for more slang below.