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Bah humbug. A New York lawyer is suing his neighbor for playing nonstop Christmas music.

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A New York grinch *ahem* attorney is suing his neighbor for blasting nonstop Christmas music out of a loudspeaker in her holiday light display. 

Nick Wilder, who's representing himself in the case, says his neighbor, socialite Lisa Maria Falcone's musical display is out of control. 

"It's not like she plays it a half-hour every day," he told the New York Post. "It's on from 7 a.m. to midnight." 

Falcone and her husband, hedge-fund billionaire Philip Falcone, own three adjoining town houses across the street from Wilder in the Upper East Side. 

Wilder is seeking an injunction to force his neighbors to stop playing the music. 

“I like a Christmas song on Christmas Day. But I’m tired of hearing ‘Jingle Bells’ like 700 or 800 times a day,’’ he told the Post.


The display is pretty festive. It includes a family of animatronic deer nestled between several lit Christmas trees. In a video shared by the Post, the stag is seen moving its mouth along to the words of "Jingle Bell Rock."

The display also includes four polar bears, several penguins, and a Santa Claus holding a screen with a countdown to Christmas. 

Would you be annoyed if your neighbor played nonstop Christmas music?

Wilder says he's not trying to be a Scrooge by brining the lawsuit. In fact, he told the Post he would like Falcone to "show some Christmas spirit by being considerate and stop annoying the entire neighborhood." 

Apparently, this isn't the first time one of Falcone's holiday displays has caused a stir in the neighborhood. 

In 2014, the Falcone's got some complaints over their grim Halloween display, which included a grim reaper beheading a corpse, and an old crone holding a dead baby. 

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