Christmas Video 2022: Searching for Joy

One of the best parts of the video is when it is done and ready to be delivered. We create the link, print the cards, and release it to the world! We love when comments roll in about favorite parts—it makes it all worth it. But nothing is quite like seeing people react in real time! As we make the video, we have no idea which parts other people will find as funny as we do. We watch it so often,…


A Very Ott Merry Christmas: Christmas Dubsmash 2018

  What better way to share Christmas joy than to lipsync it for all to hear? The diva is back, and a new divo (is this the masculine for diva??) is in the house. Wally is up to his elf antics again, and, let's face it, I am just a little too intense about it all. Add some Ralphie and a few sugar plums, and, well...Merry merry to you and yours! Tell us your favorites, because that's the joy…


Let's celebrate the most wonderful time of the year

At Christmastime, I'm always baffled at the phrase "getting through the holidays." What is there to "get through"? Days full of anticipation and waiting for wonderful things to happen? Songs about joy and peace and love and miracles? Party after party with family and friends, where, even if there is tension, interesting things happen—things worth talking about and thinking about, sometimes for…