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Radio Free Burrito: Episode Sixteen

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Holy Crap, it's time for a new episode of Radio Free Burrito!

Even though I've been doing this show for years, now, this is the first Xmas show I've ever done, with music and everything. The only thing missing is a bunch of rum with a little bit of egg nog floating in it, but I'm sure you can figure out a way to correct that mistake.

Show Notes:

Ready? Then put on your inappropriately suggestive holiday sweatshirt, and

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24 Responses to “Radio Free Burrito: Episode Sixteen”

  1. Teefnolan says:

    Haven’t listened yet, but just so you know – thanks for keeping up the podcasts. I am entertained, thank you very much! Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  2. Agincourtdb says:

    are you maybe encoding to stereo .mp3 from a mono .m4a?

  3. Wil says:

    Ohhhhhh. Maybe I am. Ill double-check the settings.

  4. Tekdiff says:

    Are you using Garageband (I think you said you did)? If so, send the file to iTunes as a 128kb stereo mp3. Then in iTunes, select the file and command-i to get info, select ‘artwork’ from the inf window and put the art in there. Done. Then upload the new art soaked mp3 file. That’s how I do it, anyway.

  5. karohemd says:

    I have googled but can’t find the “Santa, I’ve been naughty” sweater. :*(
    What did ABC do to the Charlie Brown special?
    Have a nice holiday season! I’m off to Germany tomorrow morning to visit my parents for lots of foodie goodness. I’m buying a new laptop for them and will try – again – to teach them how it works. Wish me luck.
    Thank you for a fine year of podcasts. Looking forward to another one. 😀

  6. JCB1978 says:

    Wil, this was probably one of the best podcast you have done because of the heartfelt moments you shared with us. Got to say, the bit about the old lady passing gas made me laugh till I cried! Been THERE have I!
    Will admit I got a little teary eyed with the Christmas stories you told. We should all be as lucky to have a great family like the one you have. Seems you have raised your kids the right way.
    Charlie Brown and The Grinch have been a tradition of mine for many years. Christmas is not the same without them. I miss the days when my family still got together for the holidays. Goes to show you don’t know what you have till it’s gone.
    A great post as always! I have enjoyed every one of your podcast and blogs this year. I can’t put in words how much I enjoy your writing! You sure have a gift. I wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. Thanks Wil:)
    Now to find that song that ended this show…

  7. Cal Lemon says:

    OK, so, I’m an Atheist, don’t believe in God, don’t believe in Jesus, don’t believe in…well basically anything.
    BUT, I celebrate Christmas, always have, always will.
    I absolutely love Christmas trees, gotta be a real Douglas Fir, no damn fake trees thank you. I don’t care for most Christmas music, but mostly because it’s just terrible, not because it’s about Christmas. I love Christmas movies, and I must watch “The Ref” every Xmas Eve. About the only think I really loathe about the entire Xmas season is the Salvation Army bell ringers, there’s something about those frakking bells that just grate on my nerves.
    And I say “Merry Christmas”, not “Happy Holidays”, well I use that before Thanksgiving.
    So MERRY CHRISTMAS Uncle Willie. Hope you and yours have a wonderful holiday.

  8. Ross Bennett says:

    A special extra thank you for Jingledogs. Jingledogs is

  9. Ross Bennett says:

    Jingledogs is excellence. Also, Jingledogs would never post an HTML form prematurely.

  10. msfayzer says:

    I enjoyed your story about Christmas shows. I have some general music friends who will love to hear how much their work is appreciated. December is a busy and stressful time for music educators!

  11. The Giants are shellacking the Redskins, so the various members of the household are spending the evening in various ways.
    Father in law was in the back room escaping football.
    The other three of us are in the living room with the TV on and the fire going. Mother in law dozing over her mystery novel. My wife reading her mystery novel. Me listening to RFB.
    Very sweet Wil. Thanks for sharing.
    A lot of neat memories. I will take the grand canyon recommendation under advisement.
    Take care, out there California, and everyone else everywhere.
    Happy holidays, everyone!

  12. I “12 Gifts of Christmas” here:
    They have a weird policy: you can listen to the whole song once, then only a 30-second sample after that. Unless you clear your cookies.. heh.

  13. Bwuh? That should have started “I found…”
    The “found” got lost! Ha!
    I’ll shut up now.

  14. just_jimmy says:

    Lovely. Thanks and Merry Christmas to you and yours. And…you’re excused for taking a ‘pause for the cause’. =)

  15. Tim says:

    So, Uncle Wil, would you be that uncle that gets drunk at the Christmas dinner table on the nog? If not, I’ll Jack Daniel’s race you for it! 😛
    Merry Christmas, friends and pocasties.

  16. Tim says:

    That was supposed to be podcasties. Damn.

  17. Tsuliwaensis says:

    awww… your german is adorable (and made me laugh so hard!) I had no idea that american kids are being tortured like that in the holiday season… I mean, come on… putting them through learning german christmas songs? who came up with that? and you know… why?
    happy holidays from germany 🙂

  18. DJC says:

    I endorse your advice to take in your kids’ performances without distraction. One of the first years my kids were doing their thing, I spent way too much time trying to get the perfect photos and I don’t remember a lot of what happened. Since then, I’ve been sitting back and enjoying those moments, pitying the parents who fiddle with their cell-phones, cameras, and video gear.
    From one goalie to another: *tap tap tap*
    Oh, and best. Credit roll. Ever.
    Merry Christmas, sir, from America’s Hat.

  19. AgincourtDB says:

    no problem. If you’re going through an mp4 stage just to embed an image, you might try exporting directly to mp3 and then using a dedicated mp3 tagging program to embed the image.
    mp3tag handles cover art.

  20. Twine says:

    Thanks Wil that was AWESOME.

  21. Merry Christmas to you and your family, Wil!!
    Btw, you sound so cute when you speak german! It’s totally adorable :)))
    X-Mas Greetings from Germany!

  22. Carrie Marie says:

    Merry Christmas & Happy New Year, Sir Wil! (Sorry, a bit late!) Thanks for taking back the phrase “Merry Christmas!” We need more ppl to stand up for logic these days. : )

  23. Susan says:

    OMG, Wil! Mele Kalikimaka!!! Yeah I know, omg, its January and I’m just listening to this podcast.
    Sorry, I just leave it on my itunes and then listen to a podcast when I get a chance to sit in silence away from the kids. Anyway, thanks for the couple minutes of taking me back home from where I live now in CA. It was just so nice to hear a song that wasn’t the usual Christmas song and it was Mele Kalikimaka. =D