Christmas Past

Hosted ByBrian Earl

Christmas Past is a podcast that tells the stories behind your favorite holiday traditions and celebrates Christmas nostalgia

Christmas Past is a podcast that tells the stories behind your favorite holiday traditions and celebrates Christmas nostalgia


All Episodes

Christmas Past: Did Charles Dickens Really “Invent” Christmas?

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without the influence of Charles Dickens and his most famous work: A Christmas Carol. Some have even gone as far as saying he basically...

Christmas Past: Why do we say “Merry Christmas”?

Why do we say “merry Christmas”? Why not “happy Christmas”? And why don’t we use the word “merry” for anything else nowadays (except for the occasional merry-go-round)? “Merry Christmas”...

Christmas Past: Bonus Episode! Christmas Past goes as Tis the Podcast for Halloween

Happy Halloween! This year, Christmas Past is masquerading as Tis the Podcast, “the podcast dedicated to keeping the Christmas Spirit alive 365 days a year.” In this special bonus...

Christmas Past: Christmas in July (Plus special announcements)

What’s the deal with Christmas in July? Is that really when some people celebrate the holiday? Or is it a made up holiday for the Christmas obsessed? Or something...

Episode 22: Christmas Memories 2017

By popular request, this episode is dedicated solely to your Christmas memories!

Episode 23: Christmas 2017

The this final episode of the season, we take a look back at Christmas of 2017 and do a year-end wrap up for the show.