Episode 13 Season 2 Finale! Ho Ho Hopefully: On the Very Merry Christmas Music That Warms Our Hearts Every Holiday Season

Snow is snowing, hot cocoa’s on the fire, and the trees are trimmed: it’s Christmastime! Adrienne and Katarina celebrate the end of season 2 with an episode all about the best kind of music, namely Christmas music. Snuggle up to this cozy episode as our hosts talk about the wonders of starting the Christmas season with the right music, singing cowboys, Mariah Carey’s modern classic, Eartha Kitt’s strangely sexual ‘Santa Baby,’ and more. So get your family together, set the cookies out for Santa, and grab some pie, because our hosts are ending the season with a bang!

And from our family to yours, have a very merry Christmas!

Get into the Holiday Spirit and listen to our Christmas playlist on Spotify below!

Show Notes

0:39 - Kickin’ off the Holidays

6:00 - Simply Having a Wonderful Podcast Time

10:41 - Christmas Cowboys & Crooners

16:00 - Classic Meets Contemporary: Keeping Christmas Songs Fresh

23:04 - A Very Punk Rock Christmas

27:33 - All I Want for Christmas is This Song on Repeat

31:48 - Season of Love... (Sort of)

38:33 - Making Modern Christmas Classics

41:48 - Togetherness, Love, and Music

50:54 - We Wish You A Merry Christmas (& Bid Adieu to Season 2)

Songs Mentioned in this Episode:

25:59 - “Yule Shoot Your Eye Out” by Fall Out Boy

26:41 - “All I Want for Christmas is You” by My Chemical Romance

27:35 - “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey

32:15 - “My Only Wish (This Year)” by Britney Spears

32:27 - “Santa Baby” by Eartha Kitt

33:03 - “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber

37:15 - “Santa Baby” by Michael Buble

38:01 - “It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas” by Michael Buble

38:04 - “Jingle Bells” by Michael Buble

39:15 - “Last Christmas” by Wham!

40:24 - “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” by Darlene Love

41:27 - “Jingle Bells?” by Barbra Streisand

42:31 - “Christmas in Harlem” by Kanye West

44:29 - “The Christmas Song” by Nat King Cole

46:15 - “Christmas in Hollywood” by Hollywood Undead

47:46 - “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas” by Judy Garland

49:04 - “It Feels Like Christmas” from The Muppets’ Christmas Carol

6:34 - “Wonderful Christmastime” by Paul McCartney

11:55 - “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry

12:35 - “Santa’s Comin’ in a Whirly Bird” by Gene Autry

13:01 - “Nine Little Reindeer” by Gene Autry

13:17 - “Buon Natale” by Gene Autry

14:28 - “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby

15:14 - “Christmas in Killarney” by Bing Crosby

15:23 - “Mele Kalikimaka” by Bing Crosby

16:09 - “Peace On Earth/The Little Drummer Boy” by Bing Crosby and David Bowie

18:27 - “Sleigh Ride” by Ella Fitzgerald

18:56 - “Frosty the Snowman” by Ella Fitzgerald

20:56 - “Ho Ho Hopefully” by The Maine

22:36 - “Little Jack Frost Get Lost” by Seth MacFarlane

23:27 - “Don’t Shoot Me Santa” by The Killers

24:40 - “Santa Stole My Girlfriend” by The Maine

24:43 - “Happy Holidays, You Bastard” by blink-182

25:51 - “Fool’s Holiday” by All Time Low

Watch Vox’s video on what makes Christmas Music sound so Christmassy here!


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