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Christmas

Yule Log 2.015

Yule Log 2.015

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.

Darth Santa

Darth Santa

…aka Darth Vader. Forget about getting gifts. If he were Santa Claus, Christmas would be the worst day of the year, regardless if you were naughty or nice. Wrenthereaper took over for Corridor Digital’s Sam and Niko for this holiday episode. Making-of here.

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SNL: Christmas at Nana’s

SNL: Christmas at Nana’s

A mom tries to guilt trip and blackmail her bickering teenage kids into settling their differences. Go on an emotional roller coaster ride in this dark and twisted unaired skit from Saturday Night Live‘s 2015 holiday episode.

Robo-sleigh

Robo-sleigh

Builders of the robopocalypse, Boston Dynamics celebrated the holidays this year with a video postcard, in which Santa’s reindeer have been terminated and replaced with creepy headless robo-reindeer. Merry Christmas and sweet dreams!

Xmas Spinner Turkey Cooking

Xmas Spinner Turkey Cooking

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.

Improv Santa

Improv Santa

WSAZ shared footage of Sophie Jo Riley, a young girl who thought she spotted Santa Claus at the supermarket. But she was actually talking to a fellow shopper, a bearded man named Roger. Or maybe he really is Santa, pretending to be a man pretending to be Santa.

Inside Santa University

Inside Santa University

When you need Santa Claus to show up for a Christmas event, the company you turn to is Arvada, Colorado’s Noerr Programs, who doesn’t just dress white-haired, rotund men in costumes, but actually offers them a four-day course on how to be a good Saint Nick.

Kylo Ren vs. Santa Claus

Kylo Ren vs. Santa Claus

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.

Lump of Coal Soaps

Lump of Coal Soaps

Latika Body Essentials has a silly holiday gift for folks who’ve been naughty or literally dirty. Its Lump of Coal soaps are partly made of activated charcoal and smells like smoked wood. Each bag contains three pieces of soap.

LWT: Regifting

LWT: Regifting

(PG-13: Language) Last Week Tonight is on hiatus until February, but John Oliver briefly awoke from his hibernation to teach us the basics of regifting. And make numerous inappropriate analogies for unwanted gifts.

12 Days of Frasier

12 Days of Frasier

Sure, Frasier has been off the air for years, so it seems like an odd choice of source material, but we’re still impressed with the editing mastery of MovieBitches, who turned sound bites of the classic sitcom into a popular Christmas ditty.

Phoenix: Alone on Christmas Day

Phoenix: Alone on Christmas Day

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.

Dadholes: Christmas

Dadholes: Christmas

(Crude humor, PG-13: Language) “Baby It’s Cold Outside isn’t even a Christmas carol. It’s more like a police report.” The miserable fathers rant about taking plane trips with their kids, marrying too early, eggnog and more.

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Christmas Spirit

Christmas Spirit

For his latest clip, Eclectic Method celebrates the holidays with a musical mashup of sound bites fromn classic Christmas movie clips and TV shows. It’s catch enough that we’ll forgive him for using the colorized version of It’s a Wonderful Life.

Alex Boye: Little Drummer Boy

Alex Boye: Little Drummer Boy

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, vocalist Alex Boye and the Genesis Choir’s uplifting African version of the classic tune doesn’t put you in the holiday spirit, nothing will. Download the track on Bandcamp.

Happy Sad Songs: Jingle Bells

Happy Sad Songs: Jingle Bells

The Gregory Brothers borrow a page from Chase Holfelder’s Major to Minor, transforming happy songs into sad ones. For their holiday jam, they turned Jingle Bells into a dark sort of dirge that belongs in a Tim Burton movie.

Santa Clops Ornament

Santa Clops Ornament

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.

Oddly Greeted Holiday Cards

Oddly Greeted Holiday Cards

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.

A Very Murray Christmas (Trailer)

A Very Murray Christmas (Trailer)

Bill Murray hangs out with Amy Poehler and Michael Cera, Miley Cyrus stops trying so hard and Jenny Lewis serves cake with Phoenix in the full trailer for Netflix’s old fashioned Christmas special.

Man on the Moon

Man on the Moon

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.

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Heritage Spirits Advent Calendar

Heritage Spirits Advent Calendar

The holidays can be stressful. Take the edge off the days leading up to Christmas with this sweet advent calendar loaded with 24 individual 50ml Heritage Distilling vodkas, gins, and whiskeys for your tasting pleasure. Save $10 if you order by 11/1/15.

A Very Murray Christmas (Teaser)

A Very Murray Christmas (Teaser)

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.

Santa Caught on Camera

Santa Caught on Camera

Young Evan left a camera by their Christmas tree so he could catch Santa. His family edited the camera’s footage to make his wish come true And boy did he catch him! This kid’s going to have intense arguments with his friends.

Kreezus

Kreezus

(NSFW: Language) “I AM A CLAUS.” Local Business Comedy covered Kanye West’s entire Yeezus album, putting a Christmas spin on it. Listen closely because they’re about to drop a lot of jokes on your chimney. Also on YouTube.

Puddles: O Holy Night

Puddles: O Holy Night

Puddles the clown turns in a soul-stirring performance of the Christmas classic, showing once again why he’s called “the sad clown with the golden voice.” Even if you’re not religious, you’ll have a hard time not hitting play a second time.

Santas Behaving Badly

Santas Behaving Badly

(NSFW: Gore, Language) JoBlo’s not so merry look at Christmas movies, in which Santa Claus shirks his duties as the jolly old man spreading holiday cheer, and instead descends into the deepest pits of darkness. Bad Santa! Bad!

Short Attention Span Christmas Medley

Short Attention Span Christmas Medley

Prairie Home Companion musical director Rich Dworsky performs a piano medley of Christmas tunes for those who just want to get it over with, cranking out numerous popular songs in just about 2 minutes flat. See if you can name them all.

Santageddon

Santageddon

(NSFW: Language) “Kung fu is life and death. Especially at Christmas.” Matt Highton’s low-budget film melds horror and comedy, as a group of friends head to an abandoned department store to investigate a horrific urban legend.

Christmas in the Countryside

Christmas in the Countryside

A hilariously offbeat promotional music video for UK comedian Adam Buxton’s TV special Adam Buxton’s Shed of Christmas. By the end, you’ll have learned where all those wonderful ornaments, tinsel and gifts really come from.

The Auteurs of Christmas

The Auteurs of Christmas

Fourgrounds Film presents a series of short holiday snippets of holiday films shot in the trademark styles of famous directors, ranging from Wes Anderson to Martin Scorsese to Stephen Spielberg. Watch part two here.

Star Wars Christmas Light Show

Star Wars Christmas Light Show

Tom BetGeorge just won Christmas. The music director built and programmed this massive Cantina-inspired setup that is synchronized to his favorite Star Wars songs. It has about 100,000 lights and can be seen from miles away.

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