Ira talks about “The Twelve Days Of Christmas,” the one Christmas song he’s always hated. (7 minutes)
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Scaachi Koul is trying to learn a language native to her parents, and heads back to Calgary to ask why they never taught it to her in the first place. (21 minutes)
A fictional story written and read by Maile Meloy about a family that encounters two peculiar strangers in the snow on Christmas Day.
Producer Stephanie Foo fell hard for a new holiday tradition this year – Turkey Fryer PSAs created by fire departments across the country.
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Host Ira Glass with the last piece in today’s show, inspired by the New York Times podcast, The Daily. (3 minutes)
Reporter Paul Tough and Host Ira Glass look at the biggest change in admissions this year: colleges no longer requiring the SATs.
Lots of things go unspoken between family members, sometimes for years.