CWFC 016 – Nativity Scenes and Christmas Urban Legends

  • Posted on October 25, 2016 at 2:36 am

In the October episode, you’ll get a chance to win a sweet prize package from our official store just by spreading the word about the semi final round of the Jingle Brawl. But before any of that you’ll learn about Christmas “urban legends,” find a portal to the television specials of Christmas past, and take a look at the history of the nativity scene (with a special guest).

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00:00 – 01:29 Intro
01:29 – 02:48 We Need A Little Christmas NOW!!!
02:48 – 10:54 5 Golden Things (Top 5 Christmas Urban Legends)
10:54 – 12:21 Santa Babb’s Mail Bag (Letters from listeners)
12:21 – 15:30 All I Want For Christmas is News
15:30 – 25:26 Nativity Scenes
25:26 – 27:07 Contest Announcement
27:07 – 30:09 Jingle Brawl SEMI FINALS
30:09 – 32:38 Wrap Up
32:38 – 36:31 Outtakes

“We Wish You A Merry Christmas” United States Marine Band
“Jingle Bells” Performed by Kristen Nowicki

(The embedded player for the episode is bellow the Jingle Brawl Poll & links)


Vote Now In The 2016 Jingle Brawl SEMI FINALS

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Can’t Wait For Christmas Zazzle Store
http://www.zazzle.com/cantwaitforchristmas/products

Betamaxmas
http://betamaxmas.com

Snopes Links
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/santa/cocacola.asp
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/thanksgiving/shopping.asp
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/immaculate.asp
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/rudolph.asp
http://www.snopes.com/holidays/christmas/candycane.asp

Black Friday on Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Friday_(shopping)#Origin_of_the_term

Smithsonian Article on the Candy Cane
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ist/?next=/smart-news/we-dont-know-the-origins-of-the-candy-cane-but-they-almost-certainly-were-not-christian-157380385/

Atlantic Article on Nativity Scenes
http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/12/christmas-nativity-scene-flaws/419634/

Under the Crossbones (A Pirate Podcast from Phil Johnson)
http://www.underthecrossbones.com/

4 Comments on CWFC 016 – Nativity Scenes and Christmas Urban Legends

  1. Sean Sotka says:

    Keep up the good work…love the Betamax site!

  2. Dean says:

    “…gleam in some secessionist’s eye.” Sometimes it’s the little ad libs that are the funniest.

  3. Yogi Yorgesson says:

    Jingle Brawl is RIGGED. You know it, I know it, EVERYONE knows it. I blame the Pro-Dollywood Media.

  4. Brian Pierce says:

    AAAARGH I WAITED TOO LONG TO VOTE!!!

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