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It’s that time of the year again, elves and Elvises. The holidays are here and while your Kris Kringle chronicler is not averse to pulling still more seasonal song lists out of his Santa sack, this year we shall explore another avenue. This year we add something new to the winter wonderland of Examiner articles-- tuneful trivia. Chances are if you are a faithful follower of my Christmas-related articles you will have a definite advantage. So let’s get to it!

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1. In his comedic cut “Green Christmas”, Stan Freberg borrows two characters from what classic Christmas story?

2. What is the name of the yuletide tune by Bobby "Boris" Pickett”?

3. In the Nerf Herder holiday hit “I Got A Boner For Christmas”, what, according to the lyrics is the “lump” not made of?

4. What is the title of Mike Campese’s Christmas album?

5. Thanks to Elmo and Patsy everyone knows "Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer". The question is how did grandpa meet his demise?

6. What is the most misheard Christmas carol?

7. What is the name of Bob Rivers’ “Feliz Navidad” knockoff song?

8. What band did “BBC Christmas Medley”?

9. According to Kirk Franklin, Who or what is “the reason for the season”?

10. What Jewish actor and comedian did “Christmas Song” but is perhaps more famous for his Hanukkah hit?

Answers appear below but please don’t cheat or Santa will put you on the naughty list. (Well, OK, single ladies in the state of California you can cheat! Nothing wrong with being a little naughty, come to think of it. After all, ‘tis the season of giving and y’all know, your randy reindeer writer has a weakness for “vixen” . . .)


1. A Christmas Carol

2. “Monster’s Holiday”

3. Coal

4. The Meaning of Christmas

5. “Grandpa Got Run Over By A Beer Truck”

6. “Twelve Days Of Christmas”

7. “Police Stop My Car”

8. The Beatles

9. Jesus

10. Adam Sandler

So how did you do, you little Santa’s helpers? Were those questions too hard or too easy?

If you want more then by all means check out these Christmas trivia questions (reprinted here with the express permission of The Pleasure Pantry):


1.What sexy songstress first recorded “Santa Baby”?

2 What is the number one top most-performed Christmas song?

3. Who wrote the seasonal song “Christmastime Is Near”?

4. All Kenny Chesney wants for Christmas is one thing. What?

5. What is the name of the film which introduced the song “White Christmas”?

6. Who is the songwriter with the most top holiday songs?

7. What is the most recorded holiday song?

8. What seasonal song was introduced in the 1950 film The Lemon Drop Kid?

9. Who wrote “All I Want Is Megan Fox for Christmas”?

10.Sarah Taylor & Billy Mumy teamed up to produce what Christmas song?

If you think you know the answers to all the above Christmas questions then you may just score yourself a great Grand Prize courtesy of The Pleasure Pantry.

The Grand Prize winner will receive a Special Code to use on the website in order to receive a Pleasure Pantry package of pleasurable products as well as the new Once Upon A Time In The South Loop CD by The Planetary Blues Band

First Place prize winner will receive the new Miles To Go CD from the Todd Wolfe Band and Sky King's new CD Morose Tales From The Left Coast

Second Place prize winner will receive the new Train CD from Solomon King

Third Place prize winner will receive the new Reality CD from John Enghauser

Send your answers to and make sure you put the word “Trivia” in the subject line. (Ladies, please do not include sexy pictures with your responses in an attempt to sway the judge’s decision.)

Good Luck and Merry Christmas!

(Legal Disclaimer: All entries must be received by midnight Pacific Time 12/31/13. This contest is open only to people over the age of 18. Employees of The Pleasure Pantry, The Planetary Blues Band, the Todd Wolfe Band, Sky King, Solomon King, John Enghauser, Doug Deutsch Publicity Services and are ineligible. The company reserves the right to make last minute prize substitutions. If anything goes wrong, too bad, that’s the way the Christmas cookie crumbles. All decisions are final.)


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