’Tis the season for more Christmas songs and album releases than any of us can handle. Yep, it seems everyone has something festive to sing about. Most of the times, it’s as empty as the calories one consumes during the season. Enter John Ondrasik aka Five For Fighting and Jim Brickman, who have joined forces […]

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Musical adaptations of classics often fail to resonate. It could be a reinterpretation of a film, an album, or a television special, and the results are often the same: coal in the proverbial stocking. In the case of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, however, there’s nothing but magic. An adaptation of the 1964 Rankin-Bass […]

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It wouldn’t be the holiday season without watching the classic specials by Bass and Rankin. It’s a tradition as rich as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. One show, in particular, always seems to resonate more in my household than the others. It involves a skinny Santa whose wife insists he “eat papa eat!” and an […]

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