Released December 22, 2017
“To Grandmother’s House We Go” (1992). Hark! Is that the cackling of little elves I hear? Why no, it’s the Olsen twins! Emily and Norah (sadly Steph has been struck down by the flu) tackle the first film to feature everyone’s favourite freckle-faced duo. It’s festive fun for the whole family! Also, I can’t stop using alliteration! Tune in!
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Released December 1, 2016
“National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” (1989) holiday comedy classic. They guys snuggle in with Kahlúa hot chocolates for an annual viewing of the John Hughes penned Chevy Chase vehicle to cap off our second season. Local Moncton cable stations will be revered, digital rental prices reviewed, Chris Columbus called out, “The Hero’s Journey” embarked upon, the stitching of Clark’s suede work gloves studied, and the parallels (finally) drawn between yuppies and hipsters. Season finales don’t get much better folks — Hallelujah! Holy shit! Where’s the Tylenol?
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Released November 17, 2016
“Once Upon a Christmas” (1984) holiday album by Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. After a yuletide trip to a local thrift shop, the guys are ready to sip peppermint mochas and dig into this country Christmas classic on vinyl. ‘Tis (not even close to) the holiday season, so let’s reminisce of the early-90’s country music boom while listening to Dolly carry Kenny through the entire record.
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