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Chapter 29: Clement Clarke Moore and Irving Berlin, featuring Scott Aukerman and Neil Campbell

Chapter 29: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes 'Twas The Night Before Christmas author Clement Clarke Moore (Scott Aukerman) and "White Christmas" composer Irving Berlin (Neil Campbell) to the podcast for this Christmas-themed chapter. Slavery comes up more here than in your average Christmas fare.

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Category:comedy -- posted at: 5:25pm PDT

  • I LOVED the Christmas Chapter 29 Clement Clark and Irving Berlin podcast - it is so GREAT to hear the audience laughing and it was hilarious !! I hope you put out several more recordings like this every week !! I like that you guys make up lines as you go - that is so funny - who needs TV when there are incredible recordings like your's ??? I LOVE STITCHER and Listening to your podcasts all night and weekends long ! THANK YOU ! PS. The guy in the middle of your picture looks like my cousin Tim ! Jerry Shriver

    posted by: Jerry S. on 2014-02-11 23:18:58

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