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B-Side Radio: Holiday Special

From: B-Side Radio
Length: 29:01

Just in time for the holidays, the B-Side Radio crew brings you stories of holiday cooking, shopping, tree hunting and charity gone awry. Read the full description.

Santas1_small B-Side's Tamara Keith and Erika Kelly visit Union Square in San Francisco and find it filled with holiday cheer - and a couple of hundred intoxicated people dressed as Santa. Stories include: Tamara Keith on making latkes the right way. Ethan Lindsey on chopping down his own Christmas tree. Erika Kelly on making her son a wooden toy. Scott Gurian on his father's attempt to play Santa and what went wrong. Rene Gutel on her husband's Christmas present and an ethical dilema.

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Piece Description

B-Side's Tamara Keith and Erika Kelly visit Union Square in San Francisco and find it filled with holiday cheer - and a couple of hundred intoxicated people dressed as Santa. Stories include: Tamara Keith on making latkes the right way. Ethan Lindsey on chopping down his own Christmas tree. Erika Kelly on making her son a wooden toy. Scott Gurian on his father's attempt to play Santa and what went wrong. Rene Gutel on her husband's Christmas present and an ethical dilema.

Broadcast History

different versions of the latke and wooden toy stories aired on NPR's Day to Day.

Timing and Cues

Opens with the sound of children singing, fades to black at 29:00

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Father Christmas The Kinks Father Christmas - Single. :17
I'm Your Present BadaBing BadaBoom A Hip Little Christmas. :17

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