Relax, sit back and drink in the warm glow of the yule log, done in the style of dozens of different animators, in this annual tradition orchestrated by Daniel Savage. Check out, then loop each of the individual short films here. James Wignall’s Yule Dog is our favorite.
On a quest to keep his holiday turkey from drying out, madman Colin Furze created this insane device that cooks a bird from the inside out by rapidly spinning it as boiling hot water courses through its innards. It’s still not as dangerous as frying a turkey.
We have two really big days to look forward to this month: Christmas, and The Force Awakens release day. To celebrate, Nerdist pitted the Kylo Ren and his crossblade lightsaber against Santa Claus and his candy cane light blade. Oh, and the baritone narrator? It’s Tay Zonday.
For A Very Murray Christmas, Phoenix covered Mike Love’s uplifting holiday single, with a few out of tune grunts from Bill Murray. The song was supposed to appear on a 1977 Beach Boys Christmas album, but it was never officially released until Love re-recorded it this year.
He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. Santa has got his eye on you this year. And it’s one big and ugly sucker with Middle of Beyond’s creepy, yet awesome blown glass ornament that’s sure to freak out the family when they visit this Christmas.
Illustrator Jacob Elijah of Puppy Grenade decided that typical holiday cards were just too boring, so he created his own line of dark and twisted cards that are sure to get attention when you mail them out to this Christmas. Also, you don’t talk about Reindeer Fight Club.
UK retailer John Lewis once again has bestowed us with a touching holiday ad, going for the feels with a story about a little girl who spots a man living on the Moon, and who could really use some Christmas cheer. The track is Half the World Away, an Oasis cover by Aurora.
Bill Murray leads an all-star cast in this special headed to Netflix this holiday season. After a blizzard shuts down production of their extravaganza, Murray and company batten down the hatches with songs, comedy and plenty of Christmas cheer. Drops 12/4/15.