Day 12: We try to make more accurate donkeys in Nativity displays catch on like a certain elf on a certain shelf by revisiting the 1977 Rankin/Bass special, Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey.
On this episode
- Mike Westfall (@fallwestmike), slave-driving stable owner who sounds like he belongs on Pirates of the Caribbean.
- Lindy Kempe (@ieatvideogames), animal-inspiring and video game-eating cherub.
- Brandon Medley (@brandmed), Santa’s favorite snow plow puller from Blessed Are the Geek.
Topics and tangents
- Roger Miller performing Do Wacka Do in 1966 with another guitarist, Stubbs, who’s wearing a Batman T-shirt.
- Roger Miller’s Whistle Stop intro to Disney’s Robin Hood is secretly the Hamster Dance.
- Tilly’s ascension back to heaven is strikingly similar to Poochie’s exit from The Itchy and Scratchy Show.
- Mary has “the Glow” from The Last Dragon.
- Annalee Santa dolls.