576: Say Yes To Christmas

576: Say Yes To Christmas

Dec 25, 2015
No Christmas can ever be as good as the ones you had as a kid. But this week we go all in and bring the joy, the spontaneity, the sense that anything can happen back to Christmas. We've got a live Christmas performance from some of the best improvisors in the country including Mike Birbiglia, Chris Gethard, and SNL's Aidy Bryant and Sasheer Zamata. Also holiday meals – on fire.
  • Ira talks about “The Twelve Days Of Christmas,” the one Christmas song he’s always hated. (7 minutes)Holidays

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  • Some of the best improv actors in the country join us for a special Christmas themed performance recorded live at the Bellhouse in Brooklyn. Saturday Night Live cast members Aidy Bryant and Sasheer Zamata, Scott Adsit, Tami Sagher, Chris Gethard, and Mike Birbiglia dream up a magical world on stage that’s only possible at Christmas. (32 minutes)ComedyHolidays

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  • Producer Stephanie Foo fell hard for a new holiday tradition this year – Turkey Fryer PSAs created by fire departments across the country. (11 minutes)Food/Drinks/CookingHolidays

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  • Andre, 6, and his 4 year old brother Luc are experiencing Christmas for the very first time. They’re adopted and recently moved to the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Like a lot of kids, they’re stunned that anything is possible on Christmas. (5 minutes)AdoptionChildrenHolidays

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Ira Glass on stage with improv comedians Aidy Bryant, Tami Sagher, Chris Gethard, Mike Birbiglia, Sasheer Zamata and Scott Adsit. Photo Credit: Jenny Kubicki

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