12/15/20 O&A NYC HOLIDAY DIVA ALERT: A Maya Angelou Christmas With Ashford & Simpson (2005)

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12/9/20 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Bells, Bows, Gifts, Trees

flips his “Nails, Hair, Hips, Heels” hit from 2019 into the sleigh-worthy holiday bop “Bells, Bows, Gifts, Trees” with an equally electrifying music video.
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11/25/20 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES: Who Gives A Fuck About Christmas Stuff?

Melania Trump, America’s laziest First Lady and murder of Jackie Kennedy’s rose garden, spreads the joy and true meaning of Christmas with her rendition of the Trump family classic Who Gives A Fuck About Christmas Stuff? Continue reading

12/26/19 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Carol of the Bells – Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling (born September 21, 1986) an American violinist, singer, songwriter, and dancer. presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007. 
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12/26/19 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

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Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack sing I’ll Be Home for Christmas on the TV special David Foster’s Christmas Album (NBC, December 10, 1993). Originally written to honor soldiers overseas who longed for home at Christmastime, I’ll Be Home for Christmas has since gone on to become a Christmas standard. Continue reading

12/25/19 O&A NYC CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Christmas Concert at Notre Dame with Jessye Norman

Jessye NormanJessye Norman performed in a 1992 concert recorded live with Lawrence Foster and the Lyon Opera Orchestra amid the tantalizing acoustics at Paris’s Notre Dame Cathedral. Continue reading

12/23/20 WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Mister Robinson’s Neighborhood: Christmas – Saturday Night Live

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Eddie Murphy as Mister Robinson teaches us how to have a very merry holiday in da hood. A post Christmas memento from Saturday Night Live.   Continue reading

12/25/19 O&A NYC THE MORNING FUNNIES CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: South Park – Mr. Hankey, The Christmas Poo

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Mr. Hankey, the Christmas Poo is the ninth episode of the first season of the animated television series South Park. It originally aired on Comedy Central in the United States on December 17, 1997. In the episode, the Jewish character Kyle feels excluded from the town’s celebrations during Christmas, and is comforted by Mr. Hankey, a talking and singing lump of feces wearing a red hat.  Continue reading

(Repost) 12/8/20 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Eartha Kitt- Santa Baby

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Eartha Mae Kitt was an actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist.  Known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of C’est Si Bon and the enduring Christmas novelty smash Santa Baby. Both songs became US Top 10 hits. Orson Welles once called her the most exciting woman in the world.
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