Podcast: Santa-tized | Tower of Technobabble

Podcast: Santa-tized

This week, we dive into our Christmas festivities by pointing out that “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer” is a terrible, terrible story to tell children, and then go into Christmas myths that aren’t quite as jolly as our modern society is used to.

Show Notes:

Intro – Why is Ben so upset that the world didn’t end?

http://www.brianstoys.com/Category/2603_1/AFA_Star_Wars_Carded.asp


The sad, discriminatory story of Rudolph:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolph_the_Red-Nosed_Reindeer


Knecht Ruprecht:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knecht_Ruprecht



Christmas Dinner in Japan:

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/World/move-santa-claus-kfcs-colonel-sanders-signals-christmas/story?id=12437818#.UNNYlHdvvJg


Spoiler! Ben’s Christmas Miracle:

http://www.brianstoys.com/Product/SV3C2JAWAC9.2B_.26_AFA5263966/Vintage_SW_Jawa_20_Back-F_AFA_90_%28C90_B90_F90%29_5263966_-_Actual_Photo.aspx

Patton Oswalt goes off against “Christmas Shoes”

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