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Can't Wait for Christmas Podcast CWFC 036 – Remembering Toys R Us

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    As the era of Toys R Us comes to an end, we take a look back at the rise and fall of this toy giant. Plus we countdown YOUR suggestions for non-Christmas Christmas songs, get a recipe from the east, and pit Hansen against the Shins in a Who Sang It Best.

    This episode is dedicated to the late Charles Lazarus. I tried to tell your story as best and as honestly as I could.

    Download here!

    00:00 – 01:24 Intro
    01:24 – 04:00 We Need a little Christmas Now
    04:00 – 09:59 Five Golden Things (YOUR Non-Christmas Songs Stolen By Christmas)
    09:59 – 10:43 Feedback From Our Last Show
    10:43 – 12:18 Santa Babb’s Mailbag
    12:18 – 14:27 All I Want For Christmas Is News
    14:27 – 28:04 The Story Of Toys R Us
    28:04 – 29:44 Hallmarks of a Good Christmas Movie
    29:44 – 31:35 Who Sang It Best (Wonderful Christmastime)
    31:35 – 33:18 Wrap Up
    33:18 – 35:00 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 poll and links)
    Wonderful Christmastime WSIB Poll
    Take Our Poll

    Russian Tea Cakes Recipe
    https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/russian-tea-cakes/3af8664b-6c3e-4022-b686-cd961521e59b

    Charles Lazarus interview


    Collection of Toys R Us commercials


    The Official Toys R Us History (while the site is still active)
    https://www.toysrusinc.com/about-us/history

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