|Veröffentlicht:||vor 7 Jahren, am 13.12.2010 um 16:29|
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|Beschreibung:||By BOB ANDELMAN
What I don?t know about Christmas could fill a week?s worth of shows.
This behind-the-scenes expose of the selling of SantaCo is shocking to even the most disinterested viewer. There must be a special place in hell for T. Clive Dingoe of GiGantiCorp, but especially for Kyle Kringle, son of Kris. And reserve a place for the folks at GiGantiCorp who are keeping Twas the Night Before Christmas: 21st Century Edition out of American bookstores ? a conspiracy of silence if ever there was one!
Joining me today are Bruce Kluger and David Slavin, writers and producers for National Public Radio?s ?All Things Considered.? They also produced the instant classic biography, Young Dick Cheney: Great American.
Bruce Kluger Website
VIDEO: Twas the Night Before Christmas performed with a twist by celebrity voice impersonator Brock Baker
BRUCE KLUGER audio excerpt: "What would happen if a giant American corporation did a leveraged buyout of Santa's Workshop? ... Our book is sort of American journalism of the day: fake the facts and manipulate them to your own design. It's the Pulitzer Prize winning nonfiction of 2010."
Bob Andelman is the author or co-author of 10 books, including 'The Profiler' with Pat Brown, 'Built From Scratch' with the founders of The Home Depot, and 'Will Eisner: A Spirited Life.' ? Follow Bob on Twitter or Facebook.
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