Thursday, December 25, 2014

It's one in the morning on Christmas morning, and I am working on this podcast. I, like everyone at this house, have a cold. Yet here I am. Dedication, wot? anyway, I hope you enjoy Batman and Wonder Woman in exciting Christmas situations.


Superhero 1

Alleee 1

Howie Stevie * If you Knew How Long I've Been So Good for Christmas

Jack Brokenshaw Quintet * We Three Kings

Superhero 2

Fundy 1

Peppermint Kandy Kids * Patapan

Peter Wood Singers and Orchestra * A Ride on Santa's Sleigh

Superhero 3

Joe "Fingers" Carr * March of the Chinese Children

Sammy Davis Jr. * Christmas Time all Over the World

Superhero 4

Sugarland * Nuttin' For Christmas

Jeff and Sue Mitchell * Buzzy the Christmas Bee

Superhero 5

Fundy 2

Klezmonauts * Deck the Hall with Boughs of Challa

Ray Conniff Singers * Winter Wonderland

Superhero 6

Fundy 3

The Caroleerss * Who's up on the Roof

Ace Cannon * Let it Snow

Superhero 7

Fundy 4

Jimmy McGriff * Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

Augie Rios * Old Fatso

Superhero 8

Fundy 5

Benny Strong * Here Comes Santa Claus

Children's Choir * Cat is in the Snow

Superhero 9

Fundy 6

Woody Herman and His Orchestra * Santa Claus is Comin' to Town

CLM Industries * Santa's Factoree

Superhero 10

Fundy 7

Alleee 2

Doreen Allen * Spacey Santa's Space Ship

Alleee 2


Saturday, December 20, 2014

Mondo Diablo 384: My Elf Sacrifice

I'm reading this awesome book about Christmas Origins, and I think some of you might like it.

Old Magic of Christmas by Linda Raedisch

I chose part of a chapter on elves, since my mouth dropped open more there than in the pages before. Who knows; I haven't finished the book!


Elf Lore 1
Alleee 1
Jeff St Pierre and Phillip Antoniades * Deck the Halls with Rubber
Disneyland * Scary Bells
Elf Lore 2
Sounds Alumni * Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Taylor Hollenbeck * A Year of Snow
Elf Lore 3
Peppermint Pony * Deck the Halls
Sherwin Linton * Santa got a DWI
Elf Lore 4
Harry the Hipster * Deck the Hall
Benny Goodman * Jingle Bells
Elf Lore 5
Ambrose Haley and his Ozark Ramblers * Old Timey Christmas
Swingle Singers * White Christmas
Elf Lore 6
Evans quartet * Jingle Bells
Doctor Octoroc * Deck the Kremlin
Elf Lore 7
Arthur Lyman * Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Paul Mauriat * Silent Night (French)
Elf Lore 8
Naomi and Shamine * Deck the Halls with Gasoline
Sprauny Christmas Jingles * Tijuana Jingle Brass
Elf Lore 9
Combustible Edison * Sleigh Ride
The Youngsters * Christmas in Jail
Elf Lore 10
Alleee 2


Monday, December 08, 2014

Fixed: Mondo Diablo 383: Origins 101: Remedial Christmas

This time, I'm presenting the podcast myself, as Krampus is recovering from a joyous Krampusnacht. We're going back to basics with Christmas Origins, and you'll be hearing a lot of cocktail lounge-style carols.


Origins 1


Alleee 1:

Yoshie * Deck the Hall

Jingle Bells

Origins 2

Bela Fleck * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

Christmas Jug Band * Someboday Stole my Santa Claus Suit

Origins 3

Max Gregor and his Orchestra * Jingle Bells

Barenaked Ladies * Deck the Stills

Origins 4

Arcanasphere * Good King Wenceslaus

Percy Faith Orchestra * We Need a Little Christmas

Origins 5

The Mulcays * Rudolph the red-Nosed Reindeer

Frankie Yankovic * Merry Christmas Polka

Origins 6

Cloda * Farararara

Ben Best * Jingle Bells

Origins 7

Larry Clinton and his Orchestra * Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies

Peter Wood Singers and Orchestra * Winter Wonderland

Origins 8

Duke Ellington * Jingle Bells

Ren and Stimpy * Fleck the Walls

Origins 9

Elliott Lawrence * Dancing Snowflake

Bob Gerard * Snow Man

Origins 10

Alleee 2