Christmas Time for the Jews

Paying Attention (Special Holiday Edition):Another in our special series of Saturday Night Live Holiday videos. This one is another classic, “Christmas Time for the Jews”,  a stop-motion video that details all the things that Jews can do while the Christians are home celebrating Christmas. It’s a very funny way of looking at the biggest holiday in […]

The NORAD Santa Tracker

   Another (high tech) Christmas tradition: the NORAD Santa Tracker, which has been tracking Santa’s voyage around the world since 1951. Just click this link. The Fine Print: Special thanks to our friends at NORAD who created, maintain, and make the NORAD Santa Tracker available to all. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

Schweddy Balls

Paying Attention (Special Holiday Edition) Number two in great SNL Christmas videos is one of the most famous (perhaps THE most famous) SNL holiday sketches,  the NPR parody featuring Alec Baldwin, Anna Gasteyer and Molly Shannon as hosts and guest on a mid-west Christmas time cooking show. First broadcast in 1998, it was classic the instant […]

Sump’n Claus

Paying Attention (Special Holiday Edition):One of the great things about holidays is the ability to see movies and listen to music that we have traditionally enjoyed. One great and continuing source of Holiday Cheer: Saturday Night Live. And one of SNL’s very best holiday video pieces is this classic starring the very great (and underutilized) […]

The Best of SNL Christmas

One in a series of reposts of the best Christmas bits from Saturday Night Live. The Holidaze:Saturday Night Live has been on television for over four decades now. The show is an American cultural icon, and it’s introduced us to actors and writers who have dominated and influenced film, TV, music, and comedy: Seth Meyers, […]

Transitions: Junior Johnson(1931-2019)

Embed from Getty Images A legend in word and deed has passed: Robert Glen Johnson, Junior, better known as Junior Johnson, one of the greatest drivers in the history of NASCAR–and one of the men who helped make that form of automobile racing the most popular in the world–died on December 20th of this year. […]

The SNL Christmas Classics: Santa’s My Boyfriend

Another in our continuing series of the best Christmas sketches from Saturday Night Live…this one, a legendary opening with three of the show’s top female stars. Paying Attention:Amy Poehler, Kristin Wiig, and Maya Rudolph produce another Holiday Winner with “Santa’s My Boyfriend”, a racy musical number that was used to open a Christmas time telecast […]

Baby, It’s Sweater Weather Outside (Re-setting Christmas Classics for the Modern Era)

Editor’ Note: Originally published in December of 2018, when the PC police went one song too far and came after “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”….republished this year because traditions are important and it’s also important to realize the false pretense and logic of trying to apply one generation’s cultural perceptions vs. an earlier generation’s ideals….we side […]

Christmas One More Time XIII

The playlists continue. Another selection of new hits and old favorites, brought to you via the curation experts at the Media Bunker and our friends at Spotify. Enjoy. can enjoy the entire playlist through the courtesy of our friends at Spotify.  Click the play button the playlist and then you’ll have a couple of choices: […]