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Christmas 1945: The Biggest Celebration of Christmas Ever

As peace broke out in 1945 a literal race began to get the world at war back home for Christmas. Historians have called the Christmas of 1945 the biggest celebration of Christmas ever. In the below edition of the Merry Little Podcast we discuss how the years of 1941-1944 changed Christmas. It was an unprecedented period of Christmas withheld. Families separated for the first time in generations as many sent …
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Track Santa….again!

How do you track Santa in July? Tracking Santa is something we’ve done for more than a quarter of a century…and you can hear it all again as it happened just six months ago. Just click the player below to hear a special edition of the Merry Little Podcast that shares highlights from the live radio news broadcast from last Christmas Eve on Kringle Radio — straight from the North …
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Christmas Songs You Don’t Know that You Know

Some Christmas songs are so familiar we can pick out a tune in the middle of July. Other Christmas songs have titles so obscure or from another language that we couldn’t pick them out if they were handed to us. The brand new episode of the Merry Podcast explores this in depth with an hour long exploration into great music you maybe have heard but can’t talk about. Here’s a …
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Top Ten Christmas Villains

The newest episode of the Merry Little Podcast takes on the probing subject of Christmas bad guys in beloved Christmas movies. Almost every story has a bad guy. But the bad guys of Christmas movies are special — because most of them are guys we don’t really hate when all is said and done. After all, it’s Christmas. That’s just one of many Christmas top tens that we’re working these …
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Abraham’s Impact on the History of Christmas

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For the Love of The Christmas Song

Christmas purists are funny people. Earlier this week we released a new podcast featuring the best selling songs of Christmas. We thought folks would be interested in this list. But no…..they seem to be a little upset by it, if our email is any indication. The most feedback we have received has not been about the list itself but rather those songs that DIDN’T make the list. And the #1 …
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Merry Little Podcast #2 — Get Your Jingle On

Here it is — ten quick minutes (okay, eight) of merry bliss in episode #2 of the Merry Little Podcast where we discuss Christmas in July and the habits of year round Christmas fanatics. We also invite you join the growing list of activities planned for Christmas in July right here on My Merry Christmas, including our next episode of the Merry Podcast which features the top best sellers of …
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Introducing the Merry Little Podcast

We’re pleased to introduce The Merry Little Podcast — a tiny little preview of The Merry Podcast. The Merry Little Podcast will run about 10-20 minutes for each episode. It will remain available on iTunes and it is free to all users. This little snippet of merriment is being developed as a vehicle for us to bring you Christmas audio features faster and more often. Our full-throated hour-long production of …
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The Misunderstood Legend of Krampus

High in the snowy back country of Germany children everywhere look forward to the early December feast day of St. Nicholas, that kindly gift bringer of ancient origin. But unlike other children German kids have not only to be on the lookout for St. Nick – but also for his alleged dark opposite known as Krampus. St. Nicholas is for the nice kids – Krampus is for those who are …