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A Merry Radio Christmas

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Location:

Palo Alto, CA

Description:

Curl up by the fire with this heart-warming collection of Christmas specials.

Language:

English


Episodes

An NPR Tradition: John Henry Faulks' Christmas Story

9/23/2017
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The great radio storyteller John Henry Faulks passed away in 1990, but he lives on in the annual broadcast of his Christmas story, first recorded in 1974 for the program Voices in the Wind. (Weekend Edition, NPR)

"The Plot to Overthrow Christmas"

9/23/2017
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An offbeat, lyrical Christmas story in which the minions of Hades hatch a plan to overthrow Christmas. Directed by and starring Orson Welles. (This is My Best, Cresta Blanca)

Have Yourself a Sullen Little Christmas

9/23/2017
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The holly, jolly season isn't always holly and jolly. Check out NPR's special compilation of sad Christmas songs for your dreary holiday hankerings. (Morning Edition, NPR)

Miracle on 34th Street

9/23/2017
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A vintage radio broadcast of the classic holiday story. (Lux Radio Theatre, NBC)

The Chris in Christmas

9/23/2017
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House musician Jonathan Coulton rewrites a few classic Christmas tunes to surprise that special Chris in your life. (Ask Me Another, NPR)

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Christmas Bride

9/23/2017
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There's no rest for the world's most famous detective this Christmas. (Clifford Kraft Clothes Radio)

The Santaland Diaries

9/23/2017
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An NPR tradition: Humorist David Sedaris reads "The Santaland Diaries," an essay chronicling his time as Crumpet the Elf, Macy's employee. (Morning Edition, NPR)