I'm not sure I agree with the sentiment -- I don't dread the holidays, except for the advertising excess and department-store christmas trees in November -- but the execution is pure gold. If I were reviewing it for real, I'd say something like
"Steven L. Cloud's Boy on a Stick and Slither juxtaposes childlike art with a biting, wry style of humour. Neither, on their own, would warrant attention -- but the combination is guaranteed to draw a smile, if not a chuckle, from even the most jaded reader."Shit. I guess I just did.