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I’d Rather Have A Holiday Like Normal Grouches Do – Instead Of Getting Presents, They Take Presents Back From You!

Happy Monday, Christmas Fanatics! This week, travel back to 1978 with the elves as they journey to New York to spend Christmas Eve on Sesame Street! While they’ve talked about The Muppets proper many times before, this is the first full episode in which they discuss the Muppets of Sesame Street! Do the hosts appreciate them as much…

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A Tis The Podcast Family Christmas In July!

Happy Christmas in July, y’all! We are officially 5-months away from Christmas day! This year is flying by, even in quarantine!    As a special treat to celebrate this festive summer holiday, join Julia, Thom, and Anthony as they break format to discuss foreign Christmas traditions instead of Christmas films! But it’s not just the hosts sharing…

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Garfield’s Thanksgiving

We end our countdown to Christmas in July by badly dancing back to 1989 to celebrate the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season in “Garfield’s Thanksgiving,” the clear bronze medalist of Garfield’s holiday trilogy, thanks to Jon Arbuckle going from goofy pet owner to gaslighting, mansplaining, hopelessly inept creep. On This Episode Mike Westfall…

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Ep 18 – Christmas in Hollis (w/ Anthony Caruso)

What’s up, dudes? This week Anthony Caruso from ‘Tis the Podcast and I talk the Run DMC classic “Christmas in Hollis”! We get into all of it: lascivious Santa samples, lyrical eggs, synthesized breakdowns, etc.. Don’t forget to check out Gag Me with a Spoon and vote for your favorite! Laters! 

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G.I. Joe: Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town

S-s-season’s greetings-s-s! You better watch out, because today we’re kindly rewinding back to a 1985 Christmas episode of “G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero,” entitled “Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town!” On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), rambunctious Navy SEAL looking for a meaningful relationship with a large slab of frozen meat. Joey O. (@ImGonnaDJ24),…

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You’re A Trophy Wife? What Contest In Hell Did I Win?

This week, the elves cover the Christmas episodes of the family-comedy, Everybody Loves Raymond! While Anthony is a huge fan, and believes that it’s an accurate description of family life in a New York Italian family, Thom and Julia haven’t really seen it before and this is a first time seeing multiple episodes for both of…

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The Stingiest Man in Town

On another Scrooge Sunday edition of the Advent Calendar House, we fly back in time to 1978 to revisit Rankin/Bass’s turn at “A Christmas Carol,” “The Stingiest Man in Town.” On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), your ghost host of Christmases Past and Present. Michael DiGiovanni (@theatomicgeeks), the scariest door knocker in all of Scroogedom,…

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The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold

Sail back to 1981 with us as we dig up Rankin/Bass’s penultimate and possibly most obscure stop-motion Christmas special ever, “The Leprechauns’ Christmas Gold,” which may or may not only exist because they had the rights to “Christmas in Killarney” and needed someplace to put it. On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), tiny but prolific…

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Burgundy Again

In this episode, A Christmas Story is Recast/Miscast and Todd shares a Christmas memory on why burgundy is important to his family. Christmas Clatter Podcast That’s 4 Entertainment 

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Super Mario Bros. Super Show: Koopa Klaus / Santa Claus is Coming to Flatbush

Hey, paisanos! We warp back to 1989 for a double dose of Christmas segments from “The Super Mario Bros. Super Show” — the live-action “Santa Claus is Coming to Flatbush,” featuring Santa losing his “transportation” in Brooklyn; and the animated “Koopa Klaus,” featuring a plot to… freeze the North Pole. On This Episode Mike Westfall…

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