Winter Warlock, voiced by my dad's old schoolmate Keenan Wynn.

I admit it. Last night I pulled out the DVDs of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus is Coming to Town and watched 'em for the umpteenth time (and I even sang along). I'm sure at some point, Steve will sit down to A Christmas Story, maybe even at our local theatre, which is showing it on the big screen. So it's no surprised I'd pen a piece like this for

Your fave Xmas show decoded

By Margot Carmichael Lester

Your new guy says he can’t get through the holidays without watching A Christmas Story at least three times (he even has the leg lamp). Or it’s your new lady friend who sings all the tunes from Santa Claus Is Coming to Town in the shower. We asked pop culture mavens Alexis Bondoc, columnist for, and Ian Williams, an author/director/filmmaker, how a person’s all-time fave Christmas show reveals his or her dating M.O. Read on for some rather intriguing insights!

Hermie & Rudolph