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Shhh! A #WPRBXmas Surprise…

Stay tuned Christmas Day for a very special WPRB 25 Hour Holiday Marathon surprise either on the show, or article to drop here!

A Gift from Saint Noah: A WPRB Memory in Verse

So here it is, based loosely around “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” If you’d like, just click the embedded audio recording from my performance (such as it is) including some fancy background shenanigans, or just read on below.

The Unstoppable, Adaptable Christmas Marathon

The Holiday Radio Show is far from the only holiday tradition that has been adapted for a second year running. Based on data gathered for this piece 75% of survey participants modified their traditions due to COVID-19 precautions last year—and interestingly, an equal percentage are doing so again this year. Their reasons are as personal as the traditions themselves, but they all align with one of the key reasons that the WPRB Holiday Marathon has weathered COVID-19 and lasted over three decades.

25 Hour Holiday Radio Show 2020: The COVID-19 Marathon

“If I were to skip one, this is not the one to skip. This is maybe the most important one,” Jon said, then shocked himself into silence. He came to grips with his answer in pauses. “I need to think about that for a while. Yeah, maybe this is the most important—I don’t want to set the bar to high, Jeez,” he said, smiling at himself.

Ten Year Holiday Marathon

Ten years, ten articles, ten themes. Read on, reflect, and perhaps think of your own holiday traditions. How they started, what they mean, and why they’re so important every year.

30 Hours, for Goodness Sake

“So be good, for goodness sake!” – Santa Claus is Coming to Town Thirty years. Thirty years. With his first...

Eating Nun’s Farts: Unique Holiday Treats for WPRB’s Unique Holiday Marathon

Eating Nun’s Farts: Unique Holiday Treats for WPRB’s Unique Holiday Marathon

  “When it’s time to bake big — anything from a 12-inch birthday cake to a day of Christmas cookies...

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...

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...

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...