1 hr 6 min

#50 Was It Great Or Were We Eight? Holiday Edition The Captioned Life

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About the episode
Kevin and Sean look back on Christmases' past to discuss the holiday hallmarks of their childhoods. Does the stuff that they loved about Christmas as kids stand the pop culture test of time, or have they outgrown it like a pair of footie pajamas? Listen to them as they stroll down memory lane and follow along with them as they play, Had It, Wanted It, or Hated It with the biggest Christmas toys from the 80s and 90s.


Links
“Jingle Bells” holds the Guinness World Record for the first song ever played in outer space

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey is considered the most popular Christmas holiday song

The world’s first Christmas card was auctioned in 2001 for over £20,000 ($28,000)

Home Alone is the highest-grossing Christmas holiday movie of all time, making over $285M

“Jingle Bells” was originally written as a Thanksgiving song

1.3 billion holiday cards are sent every year

A Christmas Story movie 
TNT 24 hour marathon

House museum in Cleveland




Mr Christmas Mickey Marching Band Musical Bells - Disney (YouTube)

Home Alone Backpack and Talkboy

The Captioned Life Podcast website


Support our show - for free!
Give us a rating and review either on our website, Apple Podcasts, or on Podchaser.  If you like what we're doing, give us a shoutout on your social media and tag us @captionedlife and we'll make sure to include it and thank you in a future episode! Until next time!


Show credits
Kevin Stahlecker - Cohost, producer, Gamemaster


Sean Winningham - Cohost, producer, media editor 


Image used in show: "Comic Books" by Steven Miller, used under CC BY 2.0 / Desaturated from original.


 

About the episode
Kevin and Sean look back on Christmases' past to discuss the holiday hallmarks of their childhoods. Does the stuff that they loved about Christmas as kids stand the pop culture test of time, or have they outgrown it like a pair of footie pajamas? Listen to them as they stroll down memory lane and follow along with them as they play, Had It, Wanted It, or Hated It with the biggest Christmas toys from the 80s and 90s.


Links
“Jingle Bells” holds the Guinness World Record for the first song ever played in outer space

“All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey is considered the most popular Christmas holiday song

The world’s first Christmas card was auctioned in 2001 for over £20,000 ($28,000)

Home Alone is the highest-grossing Christmas holiday movie of all time, making over $285M

“Jingle Bells” was originally written as a Thanksgiving song

1.3 billion holiday cards are sent every year

A Christmas Story movie 
TNT 24 hour marathon

House museum in Cleveland




Mr Christmas Mickey Marching Band Musical Bells - Disney (YouTube)

Home Alone Backpack and Talkboy

The Captioned Life Podcast website


Support our show - for free!
Give us a rating and review either on our website, Apple Podcasts, or on Podchaser.  If you like what we're doing, give us a shoutout on your social media and tag us @captionedlife and we'll make sure to include it and thank you in a future episode! Until next time!


Show credits
Kevin Stahlecker - Cohost, producer, Gamemaster


Sean Winningham - Cohost, producer, media editor 


Image used in show: "Comic Books" by Steven Miller, used under CC BY 2.0 / Desaturated from original.


 

1 hr 6 min