I’ve been enjoying all the favorite Christmas video movies & clips that have been popping up in my Google reader the past few weeks. And seeing as I’m sitting here on the 23rd of December watching my brother play Call of Duty, I thought I would share an old favorite video and brand new take on “The Christmas Carol”.
Aimee Mann’s Christmas Carol
Featuring John C. Reilly, Michael Cera & John Krasinski, among others.
Disney Christmas Sing-A-Long
My brother and I watched this right before going to bed every Christmas eve, once upon a time. This clip features “A Christmas Fantasy” parade, which I would work on twenty years later. A lot has changed on that parade, but we’ve still got the skating Snowflakes, crazy Reindeer (although they lost their silly tongues), Gingerbread men, Mickey & Minnie are still ice skating and Santa is still the big finale.
Gosh I miss Disneyland right now. I miss the awesome people I worked with. The smelly costumes. The insanity of working in the entertainment department. The coffee cart & hot churros. The elves who never sorted their clothes into the right baskets (evles are annoying, in that respect). I miss the lights and over-the-top Christmas decorations EVERYWHERE (except backstage, because why would we want our cast members to get into the holiday spirit?) and the old-school carols & music piping through Main Street which always seemed so magical late at night. But most of all, I miss these people: