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It's 2021.... now what?

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Happy New Year! In their first episode of 2021, Chris & Kris catch everyone up on their New Years Eve celebrations and how things are going so far this year. In the news, Kris talks about a few things to look forward to in New York City this year including a new train station and the MTA's plan to do away with metrocards. In Listener Mail, Chris talks about the off season for Rockefeller Center's skating rink. Finally, Chris reads an Apple podcast review. If you leave a review and reach out to the podcast, they'll send you a sticker pack and Christmas card to show their appreciation. Be sure to subscribe if you haven't already. The next episode will be unlike anything you've heard from Chris & Kris before. It's going to be a blast!

Merry Christmas!

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From our family to yours, Merry Christmas!

Christmas Carols at Washington Square Park

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It's almost Christmas Eve in New York City and that normally means heading out to Washington Square Park to sing Christmas Carols. This year, we're bringing the carols to you. Stay safe and have a Merry Christmas!

City Sidewalks, Busy Sidewalks

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In their last full length episode before Christmas, Chris & Kris talk about a recent trip to Central Park to see the freshly fallen snow.  In the News, Chris plays a clip of Jon Bon Jovi's Fairytale flop. Kris talks about the plans for the New Year's Eve Times Square Ball Drop and an exclusive overnight AirBnB experience in the middle of Times Square, complete with a (virtual) one-on-one concert from the Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey.  In Listener Mail, Chris & Kris answer an Elf-inspired question about the local flora of Central Park, particularly Christmas trees, and the potential legal repercussions of chopping one down.  In Christmas Rhyme in the City, Kris reads a short poem, New York in the Wintertime by AndrĂ©s Vaamonde. Watch out for a special Christmas Carol episode coming out Christmas Eve. You won't want to miss it. Stay safe and Happy Holidays! Links Totally Rad Christmas Podcast Feliz Christmas Merry Navidad Podcast

In the Air There's a Feeling of Christmas..

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As we inch closer and closer to the big day, Chris & Kris are back to fill you in on their weekend. They talk about the first snowfall of the season in New York City and how they reluctantly almost ended up owning a Nespresso coffee maker. In the News, Kristin talks about a virtual dance class, Piers Morgan, and a special one of a kind, one time only AirBnB experience. In Listener Mail, the Chris's talk about their plans for the winter and what's in store for the podcast in 2021. Chris reads a listener review and Kris reads another poem about Christmas in New York City. Subscribe now so you don't miss an episode! Stay safe and Happy Holidays!

December in New York City

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December is in full swing and we couldn't be happier. Chris & Kris recap their visit to Midtown Manhattan to check out the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the Saks 5th Ave Holiday light display, and Central Park. Chris announces the addition of livestreams to the podcast's YouTube channel. In the news, Kris announces the cancellation of the Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge and Chris again vows to take the plunge next year. Kris talks about how this December differs from past years. In Listener Mail, Chris reads an email from someone that learned the hard way that Central Park isn't flat. In a new segment called, Christmas Rhyme in the City, Chris introduces us to a young poet from New York City named Jesse Adler and has him read a poem commissioned especially for the podcast and Kris reads a Christmas poem by Langston Hughes. Stay tuned and subscribe if you haven't yet. There will be new episodes posted throughout December. Stay safe and Happy Holidays

NYC Christmas Specials

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! It's time for Christmas TV specials. Chris & Kris recap the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. In the news, Kris talks about the Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting special and the new telecast of the famous Radio City's Christmas Spectacular featuring the Rockettes. In Listener Mail, Chris talks about the backlash of his stance on Long Island's status as an island. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode. Happy Holidays! Links I Wish It Was Christmas Today - SNL Snow in Southtown Podcast

Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

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It has arrived! The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is here! Chris & Kris talk about social media's reaction to the 75 ft Norway Spruce. They suggest some fun Christmas destinations close to the city. Chris chats with author Chris Livingstone about his book, Santa Inc, which is available on Amazon

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020

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Who doesn't love a parade?!  In this episode, Chris & Kris talk about the 2020 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. They run through all the balloons flying and break down how social distancing will effect the parade this year. In Listener Mail, they talk about how to duplicate a New York City Christmas if you can't make it there this year. Be sure to subscribe so you don't miss an episode. Stay safe and Happy Holidays!

Ghostbusters 2!!

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Too hot to handle, too cold to hold. You called the Ghostbusters and they're in control! Chris & Kris have a real treat for you. They've partnered up with Gerry D. from Totally Rad Christmas for a crossover of ghostly proportions. In this episode, Chris & Kris and Gerry take a deep, slightly nitpicky look at the 1989 classic Ghostbusters 2. They talk about the filming locations, glaring geographical errors, deleted scenes, and abandoned storylines. If that's not enough, head over to Totally Rad Christmas after to listen to the companion episode where our hosts chat with Gerry about their memories, feelings, and overall nostalgia of this classic film. There's some really fun stuff planned for the rest of the year so subscribe now so you don't miss an episode. Totally Rad Christmas Companion Episode Totally Rad Christmas on Facebook