Our 2015 Holiday Special Special!

Tis the season! We've stuffed this episode with holiday chestnuts, music, and memories... from the likes of Daryl "DMC" McDaniels, Fran Lebowitz, Macklemore, Jamie Oliver, and more.

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Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Riffs on His Mega-hit “Christmas in Hollis”
One-half of the super successful hip-hop duo Run-DMC recalls how the holiday hit came about and how it almost never came to be. Now Darryl can’t go shopping after Thanksgiving without having people yell the lyrics at him.

Jamie Oliver Injects Some Health Into Our Holiday Menu
The former “Naked Chef” explains how he owes his career to a certain British holiday special and shares recipes for Moroccan Shrimp and his famous Cheese Toastie.

Fran Lebowitz Keeps the Season From Getting Too Sappy With Very Tart Etiquette Tips
What do you do when you receive an ugly sweater as a gift? The sardonic humorist has the answer and tackles a few more etiquette questions.

Maz Jobrani Tells a Tale of Two Holidays
The comedian looks back at a time when his Iranian parents had little patienceĀ forĀ a chubby, red-suited, white-bearded man from the edge of the earth.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Craft a Yuletide Playlist
The hip-hop hitmakers offer up a holiday soundtrack… featuring David Bowie’s “Labyrinth.”

Bruce Vilanch Defends “The Star Wars Holiday Special”
Listen as the comedian tries his best to shed light on the insane choices made to create what one critic has dubbed, “The worst two hours of television ever.”

Beverly D’Angelo on That Iconic Scene From “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”
Remember Clark Griswold’s epic rant in the classic holiday film? You might watch that scene a little differently after hearing Beverly’s tale from the set.