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Merry Podcast #43 — The Great Thanksgiving Show 2014

The Thanksgiving special edition of the Merry Podcast features the music of Thanksgiving and Christmas. New music in this episode from Carly Jamison **who rocks** a couple of new Christmas tunes this year showcases in a small way how the music of the holiday season has shaped our celebrations. While…


One Month Until Christmas Eve

Greetings, all! Just one month until Christmas Eve! Things are getting crazy here at the North Pole. After counting down all year month by month we have entered the phase where we count down the final days to Santa’s flight. That’s show time for us here in Santa’s newsroom. Our…


North Pole Readies for Operation Merry Christmas

Hi everyone! It is an exciting week for us here at the North Pole – things are rockin’ here! We’re getting ready for what we call Operation Merry Christmas. That’s what we call the final countdown to Santa’s launch. There is big news all over the North Pole and we…


Santa Seeks Secret Spies World Wide

Howdy! As we told you yesterday there are big preparations being made to help Santa get around the world. But we can’t do it all – we need your help! Santa needs your help. How? You can become a secret spy for Santa. Now, don’t misunderstand. This isn’t someone who…


Tracking Crew Meets at the North Pole

Greetings all! When Santa flies on Christmas most folks have an image in their mind of just Santa and the reindeer. But you know from reading these pages that there are a lot more people behind the merry effort. A great many of those people work for the Tracking Department…


Glenn Beck’s Immortal Santa Claus

The movie business is soon to release several movies showing the tough side of Santa. Sony Pictures is soon to release Winter’s Knight, a take on the Viking tradition of Santa. Other filmmakers are working The Anti-Claus, a film about the dark figure of Krampus of European tradition. But none…


Even Santa Poops

The UK is a different world. Christmas there has a great flavor and is so openly celebrated. But today the world of advertising in the UK has taken on an all knew level of greatness with this shamelessly inappropriate-on-every-level ad of Santa on the can. This is seriously funny stuff:…


Songs that Put the X in Christmas

I love the debates of Christmas and none is more pleasing to me than the arguments about Christmas music. Christmas music tends to run the gamut — from syrupy kids stuff to the chants of sacred hymns. That is what makes it so wonderful. But Christmas also has a dark…


Santa Tests the New Sleigh

Exciting News! Santa has traveled with a team of reindeer to a Siberian test flight facility maintained for years by the North Pole. His purpose is to take this year’s newly designed sleigh out for a test flight. This will be Santa’s first time behind the reins with this new…


FFRF Goes After Snow Plows in Sioux Falls

Two snow plows painted by a local school as part of the Sioux Falls annual ‘Paint the Plow’ event might not make it out on the street this winter. One group is challenging the city. City Hall soon will be decorated for the holidays but one group is attempting to…


2nd Grader Wants to Pass Out Candy Canes Again

Advocates for Faith & Freedom has filed a request for a preliminary injunction in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday, November 12th 2014. The injunction, if granted, will prohibit the West Covina Unified School District from stopping seven-year-old Isaiah Martinez from passing out candy…


Michigan Shapes Up as Battle Ground Over Nativity Scene

Michigan state officials are considering whether a Christian Nativity scene and a counter-display from a secularist group should join the state Christmas tree on the Capitol lawn this holiday season. The State Capitol Commission on Monday agreed to contract with the Michigan attorney general’s office for a part-time staff attorney…


Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Thanksgiving is one particularly happy and joyful event because it is the time for reunions with families and friends. Grown-ups catch up on each other’s lives while kids get together and play a game or two. However, while adults can spend long hours just talking to one another, children will…


AFA Takes Aim at Companies that Will Not Say Christmas

It’s a holiday tradition — er….a Christmas tradition! The American Family Association has published their annual “naughty and nice list†of retailers who won’t use the word Christmas in their advertising or public relations efforts. The big offender this year: Petsmart, a perennial abuser of the holiday versus Christmas tug…

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