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Danny Gokey Previews Christmas Album for Free

Danny Gokey’s new Christmas album becomes available later this week on October 16th. But you can hear it now for free in it’s entirety at this link. It is a good listen and will no doubt see some success this holiday season. Recently nominated at the 2015 Dove Awards fot…


Merry Podcast #47 — O Little Towns of Christmas

In this merry episode of the Merry Podcast we explore a little about the American Christmas carol “O Little Town of Bethlehem”, a story of inspiration where the writer of the poem was inspired by a visit to an important place in Christmas history. Where would your important places of…


What Your Christmas Tree is Doing Right Now

A month from now folks will begin heading out into the woods — if they have a permit — to snag a Christmas tree from U.S. Forest lands. Those rare few will get a tree cheap, at least compared to the cost of an artificial tree from a store or…

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A Christmas Dinner at Hogwarts

Generations of Harry Potter fans have mused about this for years: how neat would it be to have Christmas dinner at Hogwarts? Warner Brothers studios has taken up the challenge and is now offering such a treat. In a one-night only affair scheduled for December 3rd from 6pm to Midnight…


Retailers Starting to Avoid Thanksgiving Openings

In recent years the waters of Black Friday were significantly muddied by retailers pushing store openings to Thanksgiving Day. The move resulted in both a public and employee backlash who prefer Thanksgiving as a time for family and personal time off. Social media campaigns were launched to boycott Thanksgiving sales…


Bob Ross Paints Christmas Eve Snow

Remember Bob Ross? He’s the guy who could paint anything. We used to watch on PBS him when we were kids. We would groan whenever we were told we had to watch him then we’d sit there mesmerized as he did his magic all while speaking in the monotone style…


Gardiner Sisters Sing What Child is This

Nothing beats harmonies among siblings. These sisters don’t push this simple arrangement of What Child is This — and in it’s purity it is nice to listen to. Well done.


Christmas Greetings from Chuck

Who can top this as the most epic Christmas card of all time? By popular request we re-post this just as folks are getting ready to put together their thoughts for sending Christmas cards for the season. We don’t expect anyone, of course, to bee this creative…or dangerous…or flexible, for…


The Legendary Bing Crosby

He was born the middle of seven children in the great American northwest. His father was an English-American bookkeeper and his mother a second-generation Irish American, making young Harry about as American as apple pie. The rest of his story is classically American as well as he grew to become…


Pumpkin Shortage Looms for Thanksgiving

2015 has not been a great year for the traditional foods of Thanksgiving. A bird flu virus threatened to wipe out the 2015 turkey flocks earlier in the year and now it appears canned pumpkin may be in short supply for Thanksgiving. According to crop experts in Illinois, the country’s…


Neiman Marcus Christmas Catalog Debuts

Like clockwork and on time the Neiman Marcus Christmas catalog makes its annual debut this week for the 89th year. The famous catalog is only famous for the absurdity of the suggested gifts that nobody actually buys. In years past the catalog has offered everything from lunch with notable figures…


Great Debates: Is Nightmare Before Christmas a Christmas Movie?

It is one of those Christmas debates that just did not exist a generation ago: is the 1993 stop motion animated classic Nightmare Before Christmas a Christmas movie…or a Halloween movie? The clever movie does little to settle the question by itself. The movie tells the story of Jack Skellington,…


Merry Podcast #46 — Highlights from Tracking Santa

This special edition of the Merry Podcast is fully dedicated to the recapping of highlights from Santa tracking last Christmas Eve on Kringle Radio. 2014 was the 2nd year of tracking Santa as part of an ambitious live radio event that took more than 50 hours to broadcast. Beginning on…


Mint Condition Releasing Christmas CD

Iconic R&B band Mint Condition to release first ever Christmas album, “Healing Season” this month. The holiday project is a creative blend of classics and original songs. Heralded as one of the last great R&B bands, the 5-member group (Stokley Williams, Larry Waddell, Homer O’Dell, Rick & Jeffery Allen) has…

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