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Yuletide Reels: Jingle All the Movie Memories


This episode discusses various Christmas movies and their influence on pop culture. The hosts share their favorite Christmas movies and discuss the criteria for a movie to be considered a Christmas movie. They cover a wide range of films, including classics like A Christmas Story and It's a Wonderful Life, as well as more recent favorites like Elf and The Polar Express. They also mention the influence of Lifetime Christmas movies and the cultural impact of movies like Die Hard and Trading Places, which are debated as Christmas movies. In this episode, the hosts discuss various topics including lists and feedback, call to action, homework, drama list, Forrest Gump soundtrack, time travel confusion, podcast name ideas, and conclusion.


  • There are many different types of Christmas movies, from classics to more recent favorites.

  • The influence of a Christmas movie on pop culture is an important factor in determining its significance.

  • The debate over what qualifies as a Christmas movie continues, but the hosts provide their own criteria for inclusion.

  • Christmas movies can evoke nostalgia and bring people together during the holiday season. Lists are living documents that can be updated based on feedback.

  • A call to action is important to engage listeners and encourage them to like, subscribe, and review the podcast.

  • Homework assignments can be given to listeners to enhance their engagement with the podcast.

  • The Forrest Gump soundtrack is considered one of the greatest soundtracks of all time.

  • Time travel can be confusing, especially when listening to episodes out of order.

  • Creative podcast names can be inspired by popular movies.

  • The hosts conclude the episode with a humorous farewell.

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