Welp, it's a holiday of some significance to some people — maybe you, maybe not you — but regardless, we think you deserve a present. Last time we made you a video, you were pretty into it, so we thought we'd do that again. Thanks for bearing with us through podcast mishaps and one of the weirdest fucking years in the history of humanity.
Sometimes this website focuses on a thing for a time and sometimes that time lasts longer than initially planned, and maybe all the holidays stuff we do can feel like that. But I don't know, y'all, we just like the spirit of this season. It's not a religious thing (although it certainly is for many!), it's a "let's have fun and give each other things and be extra nice to strangers!" time. It can be a hard time, too, but it wants to be a good time. Against all odds. And damn if we don't all face some shitty odds sometimes.
This is just to say, really, "happy holidays." And who better to do so than Mariah Carey, who's "All I Want For Christmas Is ...
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