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EARTHWATCH: A CONSCIOUS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
An all-new holiday celebration that is at once Christian, Hebraic, Kwanzaic, Solsticial, Pagan, Dutch, Gaelic, NSA-cent, Comedic, Firesignish, Pythonish, Ratpackian, Lennonesque. Dylanesque, Devotional, Tchaicovskian and, above all, Earthwatchian!
Including a trenchant commentary on the "color" of Santa, the origins of "Black Peter," and the cultural revisionism of that "Duckin' Dynasty."
Holiday musical selections and satirical performances include:
Wendy and Lisa, Closing of the Year,
Kwanzaa Celebration Song,
Stevie Wonder – That’s What Christmas Means to Me,
Sammy Davis, Jr.- It's Christmas Time All Over the World,
Bing Crosby – White Christmas,
Elvis Presley – Blue Xmas,
Monty Python – Christmas in Heaven,
Stevie Wonder – The Bell for Freedom,
A Very Special NSA Christmas – with ACLU, Richard Eskow and Dartanion London,
An Earthwatch Commentary on Xmas colors and Duckin’ Dynasties,,
Emma Kopp on the Dutch origins of ‘Senterklaas’ and ‘Black Piet’,
Bob Dylan – Must Be Santa ,
Firesign Theatre – ‘Toad Away’,
The Maccabeats - Candlelight Hanukkah,
The Mediaeval Baebes - We Three Kings,
The Temptations - Little Drummer Boy,
Karina Skye - The 13 Days of Solstice,
Frank Kelly – The 12 Days of Christmas, Irish Style,
Tchaikovsky - The Nutcracker Suite, Op 71a, and
|John Lennon - Happy Xmas [War Is Over].
Anchor: Robert Knight