Posts Tagged ‘WPRB’

Holiday Power: The Music, The Marathon

Holiday Power: The Music, The Marathon

“We still find comfort in thinking that there is a time of year set aside when peace and happiness are achievable. The music of the season is part and parcel of this…” – Bob Searls1, Indie Musician, performer of “Jon Solomon’s Christmas Eve Marathon”   It’s a week before Christmas and all across the nation [Continue]

Give the Best Gift Ever: A Marathon

Give the Best Gift Ever: A Marathon

“My boyfriend at the time was studying archaeology and I saved and saved and studied to get him a very nice field compass…even though we are not together anymore and even though he’s not an archaeologist anymore, he’s a chef with a damn fine field compass!” – Respondent to the “Best Gift Given” Holiday Gift [Continue]

Rockin’ the World: The Global Holiday Marathon

Rockin’ the World: The Global Holiday Marathon

“I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.” -Shirly Temple, Halliwell’s Filmgoer’s Companion “Daddy, is there really a Santa Claus?” My daughter—feet fidgeting in her Christmas PJs, eyes wide, gazed up at me with a mix of [Continue]

24HR Holiday Radio Show Behind the Music: The Magic of the Marathon

24HR Holiday Radio Show Behind the Music: The Magic of the Marathon

“What’s this? There are people singing songs… The sights, the sounds! They’re everywhere and all around What’s this? I’ve never felt so good before This empty place inside of me is filling up I simply cannot get enough. What is this?” -Jack Skellington, “Jack’s Lament” The Nightmare Before Christmas Every year it is a holiday [Continue]

The Family Marathon

The Family Marathon

  “Playing your requests from now until 6pm Christmas Day. This is WPRB in Princeton.” -Jon Solomon “Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives.” Maybe you remember Clarence from It’s a Wonderful Life stating the movie’s theme pretty heavy handedly, maybe you don’t. Either way, the touch of a life is [Continue]

YOU. SHOULD. LISTEN.

YOU. SHOULD. LISTEN.

I love the 24 Hour Holiday Marathon on 103.3FM, WPRB in Princeton, NJ—streaming live around the world every Christmas Eve at 6PM to 6PM Christmas Day, and hosted by the illustrious Jon Solomon. Those who know this site, know this fact, since I’ve been doing a post like this for the last four years. The [Continue]

Better Than Santa Himself

Better Than Santa Himself

Original posted 12/22/09 on Blogger Sure, Christians like me should think of Christ first when we think of Christmas. Of course most people think of Santa Clause first; Big Red is big this time of year, and he has more press. But in our house, as the air crisps and the tree goes up, our [Continue]

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