Category Archives: Holiday Season

Christmas/Holiday Movies: “The Muppet Christmas Carol”

I had so much fun writing about Halloween movies, I decided to extend the series and write about films perfect for Christmas/the holiday season! Most will probably be about Christmas, but I’m leaving myself wiggle room for other holidays and general winter movies.

Remember, these are not reviews: I’m writing about films and TV specials that I love and recommend.

My favorite Christmas movies generally have a nice mix of humor, fun, wackiness, and heart––– and some good music doesn’t hurt, either.

This first film has all of that, and more. Warm up your voices, because it’s time for…

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)!

By the way, if you like the Muppets, make sure you check out The Muppets on ABC!

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Here’s the trailer:

I’m not sure why there’s music from Beetlejuice in the trailer, but it works.

I'm smiling already!

I’m smiling already!

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992)

Plot: Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy, bitter businessman, despises Christmas and all forms of kindness and charity; but this Christmas, he just might get a chance to redeem himself…

Spoilers lurk beyond this point!

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“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “My Favorite Holiday Harmonies (Holidays 2014: Part 3)”!

Hi, everyone!

After this week’s jam session, we’re going to go on hiatus for a few weeks, but we will return Saturday, January 10!

But for this week, we’re still jammin’ to those timeless holiday harmonies! Which ones are we jammin’ to this week, you ask?

Great question!

Have you ever wondered what I’m doing behind the mike while we’re jammin’ to fun tunes each week? Well, usually, I’m singing and dancing right along with you!

Yes, it’s true: I love almost all of the songs we jam to and know them by heart! But, as I put together each week’s theme for us to jam to, some of my absolute favorite songs just end up slipping through the cracks.

So this week, we’re going to fix that, as we jam to some of…

The suspense is more chilling than the weather!

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Santa Songs (Holidays 2014: Part 2)”!

Hi, everyone!

We’re continuing on with our holiday-themed jam sessions! Last week, we focused on getting ourselves into the spirit of the holiday season.

This week, we’re going to catch the next reindeer flight to the North Pole with our own sack stuffed full of…

Come on! I need to know what to pack!

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Wishing You Happy Holidays… Harmonies (Holidays 2014: Part 1)”!

Hi, everyone!

I hope all of you Jammers out there had a very Happy Thanksgiving with loved ones!

All right, it’s officially after Thanksgiving, so now, I can finally open the floodgates and unleash my personal avalanche of tunes that I love jammin’ to this time of year!

So starting now, I am officially…

… What? … WHAT?!

“Jammin’ with Jamie” Theme: “Holiday Harmonies (Holidays 2013)”!

Hi, everyone!

I’m sure you saw this coming. With only one last jam sessions remaining before we take a brief hiatus until January, it had to come up eventually.

… What did?