Merry Podcast #36 — Christmas Trends 2014

Merry Podcast #36 — Christmas Trends 2014

Mar 25

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The trends for Christmas 2014 are explored in this episode of the Merry Podcast of My Merry Christmas.com — everything from the hot colors of Christmas to trends in movies, music and even foods of the season ahead. We also delve into the hot topic of the Norse Santa and why news of the next epic Hollywood flick associated with Santa will have him cast in an entirely new light. Sticking a...

Merry Podcast #35 Influences of Christmas

Merry Podcast #35 Influences of Christmas

Feb 24

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You know the influence of the Bible on the history of Christmas but do you know the fascinating history of where your Bible comes from? We tackle that in this episode of the Merry Podcast where the influences of Christmas are recounted in how it is celebrated year round. We also explore the season that was in 2013 and take a fun tangent with a look at the history of animals in Christmas. This...

Merry Podcast #34 — Christmas Ghosts, Angels and Gods

Merry Podcast #34 — Christmas Ghosts, Angels and Gods

Dec 18

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It’s the Big Christmas Show of 2013! And back and better than ever are the traditional Christmas greetings from folks right here on MMC — these always give me a smile and fill me with the Christmas spirit. This year’s greetings are WONDERFUL! Also in this episode – 1. Rebecca Newman’s hit single of Christmas 2013 titled Wonderful Dream 2. Dickens & Capra: An...

Merry Podcast #33 — More New Artists and Songs of Christmas 2013

Merry Podcast #33 — More New Artists and Songs of Christmas 2013

Dec 02

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Thanks to the popularity of our last episode we’ve gathered even more new tunes from unknown artists bringing forth music for the 2013 Christmas season. Enjoy!

Merry Podcast #32 — New Artists and Songs of Christmas 2013

Merry Podcast #32 — New Artists and Songs of Christmas 2013

Nov 18

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If there has to be one podcast during the year that you HAVE to listen to, it’s this one. You will be touched, you will be impressed, you will be inspired, you will be filled with the Christmas spirit. I started taking submissions for this show back in July. This year we have had literally HUNDREDS of submissions, suggestions, and links — we’ve selected about an hour’s...

Merry Podcast #31 — Christmas Geeks & Technology

Merry Podcast #31 — Christmas Geeks & Technology

Oct 16

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Episode #31 is uploaded and ready for listening, this time exploring geeks and technology tied to Christmas. What? Don’t think we can get an hour out of this topic? Think again! We explore the History of Video Games and their impact on Christmas. We also explore the story of a 19th century genius — a scientist and, well, geek, really — whose boyhood obsession with snowflakes...

Merry Podcast #30 — Christmas & Freedom

Merry Podcast #30 — Christmas & Freedom

Sep 18

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Episode #30 of the Merry Podcast celebrates Christmas and Freedom by exploring what Christmas was like for those at war during World War I and World War II. We tell the story of the Candy Bomber, hearing from Col. Gail Halvorsen himself, and celebrate what he was stunned to learn about freedom from German children. It is an awesome story of giving and Christmas spirit. We also delve into the...

Merry Podcast #29 — Counting Down to Christmas

Merry Podcast #29 — Counting Down to Christmas

Aug 28

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Counting Down to Christmas is our theme in this festive episode of the Merry Podcast, #29 in our ongoing series of merry audio. Is there anyone out there who knows more about counting down to Christmas than us? We explore the old-time style of counting down in advent and just want it meant for spiritually inclined Christmas celebrants and we discuss both the good and the bad of modern Christmas...

Merry Podcast #28 — The Macho Christmas

Merry Podcast #28 — The Macho Christmas

Jun 16

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This one is dedicated to guys. It’s jam packed full of men-only Christmas in the form of guns, trains, and an interview with WWE legend and Hall of Famer Mick Foley, who just happens to be a Christmas freak. Mick shares with us information about a new Christmas documentary titled I am Santa Claus which in part details his transformation from world-famous wrestler to becoming Santa Claus....

Merry Podcast #27 — Pioneer Christmas

Merry Podcast #27 — Pioneer Christmas

May 29

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Pioneer Christmas is the theme of this episode as we explore the personal remembrances of settlers of the old West in 19th century America. Michael Rielly gives us a tour of the Santa Claus Hall of Fame and Merry Carey shares with us the first live television production of A Christmas Carol titled The Stingiest Man in Town. This episode features the music of Merle Haggard, Marvin Gaye, and...

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