Christmas With Schlitt

From “Elf on a Shelf” to the fact that holiday music now seems to start before Easter, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas is getting weirder and weirder. But lest you think it’s just Americans who’ve strayed from the original meaning of the holiday, writer/performer Mike Schlitt joins Madeleine to discuss some of the stranger Christmas traditions the world over.

Credits

Guest:
Mike Schlitt - Journalist and amateur historian - @schlitthappenz

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott