** A NEW YORK TIMES EDITOR’S PICK **
In this Yuletide spectacular, comedian KEVIN MAHER welcomes guests to obsess over the holidays with a two-hour video variety show full of laughs and weird film clips.
GUEST SEGMENTS INCLUDE:
- Department Store Santa GLEN HEROY shares true tales from Santaland and other gigs as St. Nick.
- THE FOUND FOOTAGE FESTIVAL presents a selection of found videos with a Christmas theme.
- Filmmaker CAROLINE GOLUM tells the story of a Jewish Christmas in New York.
- Word & Film blogger TOM BLUNT makes a case for why VH1’s A DIVA’S CHRISTMAS CAROL deserves to be canonized as a Holiday classic.
- ELLIOTT KALAN (The Flophouse Podcast and The Daily Show) takes a closer look at the Santa’s origins and family tree.
- Radio-show Producer Craig Wichman presents an 8-minute supercut of Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL, drawing from more than two dozen versions from TV and film.
- Space Cat creator WENDY MAYS spotlights an overlooked holiday gem that may disgust you.
- Plus: video surprises.
BONUS: Video excerpt from the show: A CHRISTMAS CAROL in 8 Minute