Cheer: A Holiday Podcast

Cheer: A Holiday Podcast
All holidays. All the time.

Fourth of July: Charlie Chaplin’s Final Speech
Jul 4 • 8 min
Evergreen Producer, Julie Fink celebrates this Fourth of July with an inspiring clip from Charlie Chaplin’s first full sound movie, “The Great Dictator.” Charlie’s call for peace in The Final Speech of The Great Dictator provides an excellent road map of…
Independence Day: The Charge of the Light Brigade
Jul 4 • 3 min
Evergreen CCO, David Allen Moss, delivers a colorful portrait of a cherished 1854 war-time era poem to our July 4th celebration. Host of the mindful Wake Up Call podcast and Executive Producer/Creator of the quirky Retrotone News show — Moss recites…
Fourth of July: I Hear America Singing
Jul 3 • 3 min
Evergreen CEO, Michael DeAloia recites the poem, “I Hear America Singing” by the American poet Walt Whitman, first published in the 1860 edition of his book Leaves of Grass. Though the poem was written on the eve of the Civil War, it presents a vision of…
Father’s Day: A Tribute to Dads
Jun 21 • 10 min
This episode of Cheer, we are celebrating Father’s Day by interviewing the experts. We talked to several kids (ages 2-15), who shared their favorite jokes and stories about their dads. From sentimental to goofy, things got a little outta hand! Of course,…
Easter: The Forsaken Merman
Apr 8 • 8 min
Michael DeAloia, Evergreen’s CEO and poet-in-residence, does a dramatic reading of of Matthew Arnold’s Eastertide poem, “The Forsaken Merman.” In this story Margaret (a seemingly human woman) leaves her merman husband and children when she hears a…
St. Patrick’s Day: The Story of St. Patrick and the Slithering Snakes
Mar 17 • 12 min
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, one of the biggest drinking holidays, producer Sarah Willgrube brings you a drunk rendition of the story of Ireland’s patron saint, St. Patrick and the myth of how he rid Ireland of snakes. CAUTION: Due to the nature of St.…
Christmas: Friendly Beasts
Dec 24, 2019 • 3 min
This year our Production Director, Brigid Coyne, worked with the Kindergarten students from Padre Pio Academy to record their Christmas pageant performance. With this adorable rendition of “Friendly Beasts” by Charlie and Ira Louvin, the students will…
Christmas: Little Drummer Boy
Dec 23, 2019 • 6 min
Behold this larger-than-life rendition of “The Little Drummer Boy”, featuring the bass and vocal performance of David Allen Moss, Evergreen’s Chief Creative Officer. Moss is joined by bandmate and bombastic drummer, Russ Herbert – both members of…
Christmas: Burn the Goats
Dec 23, 2019 • 6 min
Every December, in a small city in Sweden, a pair of giant straw goats goes up in the city square and the rest of the world waits to see when and how they will be destroyed. This is the story of the Gävle Goat, told by Producer, Isabel Robertson.
Christmas: Dear Santa
Dec 12, 2019 • 13 min
Producer, Julie Fink (a.k.a. Big Jingles) conducts a live broadcast from the North Pole with two of Santa’s top Christmas elves (Audio Director, Dave Douglas & Production Director, Brigid Coyne) as they read some colorful, imaginative (and often hostile)…
Christmas: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Dec 12, 2019 • 6 min
Account Manager, Conor Standish, brings us a beautiful rendition of “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” accompanied by his very own band, The Front Porch Lights. The song was originally written by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blane, and first performed by…
Christmas: The Snow & Heat Miser Song
Dec 10, 2019 • 7 min
From the 1974 stop motion animated television special, The Year Without a Santa Claus, comes this dazzling rendition of “The Snow Miser & Heat Miser” song. CEO, Michael DeAloia (Heat Miser) teams up with Chief Creative Officer, David Moss (Snow Miser) and…
Christmas: The Legend of the Christmas Tree
Dec 6, 2019 • 3 min
Producer Leah Longbrake reads “The Legend of the Christmas Tree,” a heartwarming story about how showing kindness to a stranger led to one of the most beloved Christmas traditions.
Christmas: Santa’s Stuck
Dec 28, 2018 • 4 min
Sarah Willgrube, Producer for Evergreen Podcasts reads the children’s story “Santa’s Stuck.”
Christmas: How The Grinch Stole Christmas
Dec 25, 2018 • 11 min
Dave Douglas, Producer & Audio Engineer for Front Porch Media Network and Evergreen Podcasts, reads “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.”
Christmas: Winter Wonderland
Dec 14, 2018 • 6 min
Eric Koltnow, Audio Engineer for Front Porch Media Network and Evergreen Podcasts, performs the classic Christmas song “Winter Wonderland.”
Christmas: A Charlie Brown Christmas
Dec 12, 2018 • 10 min
Paige Koteles, Marketing Manager for Front Porch Media Network & Evergreen Podcasts, reads “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”
Chanukah: The Chanukah Song
Dec 11, 2018 • 4 min
Doug Trostler, Chief Revenue Officer for Front Porch Media Network & Evergreen Podcasts, sings The Chanukah Song by Adam Sandler.
Christmas: The Gift of the Magi
Dec 9, 2018 • 13 min
Julie Fink, Producer for Front Porch Media Network and Evergreen Podcasts, reads “The Gift of the Magi.”
Christmas: Dave Mathew’s Christmas Song
Dec 6, 2018 • 6 min
Conor Standish, Account Manager for Evergreen Podcasts, sings a cover of the hauntingly beautiful “Christmas Song,” written by Dave Matthews.
Christmas: The Polar Express
Dec 5, 2018 • 9 min
Brigid Coyne, Production Director at Front Porch Media Network and Evergreen Podcasts, reads The Polar Express.
Christmas: Olive, The Other Reindeer
Dec 3, 2018 • 7 min
David Allen Moss, Chief Creative Officer of Front Porch Media Network & Evergreen Podcasts reads, “Olive, The Other Reindeer.”
Christmas: The Night Before Christmas
Dec 3, 2018 • 4 min
Michael DeAloia, CEO of Front Porch Media Network & Evergreen Podcasts reads “The Night Before Christmas.”
A Holiday Surprise!
Nov 28, 2018 • 1 min
Join the Evergreen Staff as we celebrate the magic of the holidays through the greatest holiday stories ever told. We bring to life the tales of Christmas classics through enchanting narratives, iconic music and more. It’s our way of appreciating…