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Ep 17 – Christmas Food in Movies, pt 1 (w/ Glen Warren)

What’s up, dudes? This week Glen Warren from Season’s Eatings podcast and I take a culinary tour from the Griswolds to the McAllisters to the Arbuckles! We’re talking the meals of “Christmas Vacation”, “Home Alone”, and “A Garfield Christmas”! Which is the most successful? Tune in to find out if a turkey can really be…

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The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t

It’s the 13th of July, so it’s time for the Advent Calendar House to unearth one of our favorite Halloween haunts, 1979’s “The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t,” starring an exceptionally great Judd Hirsch as Count Dracula. On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), Transylvanian mother who apparently needs two whole days apply my kids’ costume makeup….

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Henri Was There Too.

This week, the Christmas elves trudge through the first completely foreign film covered on this podcast and boy do they regret it. Much of this episode is spent avoiding the film and talking about things much more interesting and enjoyable. Cuddle up and plan to get taken away to some place much more Christmassy than…

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Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas

Go-go Gadget podcast! It’s time to spring back to 1992 to take “Inspector Gadget Saves Christmas” in for questioning. On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), toy ninja pig that’s somehow defective despite sounding awesome. Chad Young (@horrormoviebbq), a sentient doll with extra arms, from the Horror Movie BBQ. Topics and Tangents Nick Knacks, a YouTube…

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Deck the Halls with Wacky Walls

We’re slowly slinking sideways back to 1983 to celebrate the time someone literally threw an idea at the wall to see if it would stick. It’s “Deck the Halls with Wacky Walls,” an animated Christmas special about Wacky WallWalkers. But first, we need to talk about the man behind the WallWalkers, Dr. Fad. On This…

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The Tale of the Bunny Picnic

Hello, sunshine! We hop back to Easter 1986 to revisit the Jim Henson special “The Tale of the Bunny Picnic,” which is about neither Easter, nor a bunny picnic, but it did introduce Bean Bunny, the Muppets’ Nermal. On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), giant mutant farmer who apparently knows a great recipe for a…

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Ep 16 – Last Christmas (w/ Duane Bailey)

What’s up, dudes? This week Duane Bailey from Tinsel Tunes podcast and I talk “Last Christmas”! The video is now in 4K! What?! It’s a multi-platinum song about…well, I won’t spoil this gem from Wham. Don’t forget to check out Gag Me with a Spoon and vote for your favorite! Laters! 

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This Christmas Isn’t Just Gonna Be Great, It’s Gonna Be Legendary.

Happy Monday, Christmas fanatics! We hope y’all enjoyed your long Fourth of July weekend! This week, for the second week in a row, the elves cover a Christmas Variety special – this time, 2018’s NBC-produced, A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy, starring – you guessed it! – John Legend and Chrissy Teigen. While all three…

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The Real Ghostbusters: Xmas Marks the Spot

July 5, 2020, means another Scrooge Sunday episode of the Advent Calendar House, as we’re swept through a rip in the space-time continuum back to 1986 for a Christmas Carol-themed episode of “The Real Ghostbusters,” who accidentally save Scrooge from the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future in “Xmas Marks the Spot.” On This…

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Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July

Rankin/Bass’s Avengers assemble in 1979’s “Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July.” The studio’s longest holiday special ever opens with the shine on Rudolph’s nose blipping out of existence, and what happens to Frosty and his whole family is worse. On This Episode Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), formerly reduced to a puddle and then brought back to…

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