Backstory — The Nutcracker

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Unlike other Christmas traditions that Americans import from abroad, The Nutcracker didn't become a Christmas tradition until it reached America. And as far as Christmas traditions go, it's one of the newer ones we have.

Fun Links
  • Nutcracker Nation: Book by Jennifer Fisher, the expert guest from this episode
  • Super Co-op Squad: Video game podcast hosted by Johnny Mac, who shares a Christmas memory in this episode
Music from this episode
  • “The Nutcracker Suite” — Gene Gajewski, via SoundCloud
  • “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” — Kevin MacLeod, via Free Music Archive
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