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Open Phones: What Did I get Myself Into this Holiday Season?

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

A call-in to share your stories about what you got yourself into by spending the holidays with your significant others' family. Jeremy Stahl, Slate.com's social media editor, tells his story about going to Sweden to spend Christmas with his wife's family and finding that everyone watches a Donald Duck cartoon at 3pm on Christmas Eve.

Listeners: What's the most surprising, disturbing, or touching tradition you've found yourself participating in while spending the holidays with your boyfriend, girlfriend, wife, or husband's family? Give us a call or comment here!

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Comments [2]

Joachim Carels from On the way to JFK

I am leaving for Vienna Austria later today. I have a "free" ticket but to get the free ticket I have to fly through London, Heathrow and Paris, Charles de Gaulle (7 hour layover) and then finally on to Vienna about 24 hours later. I sure hope that Heathrow is cleared up tomorrow. It might be a really bad trip or maybe really fine. I do get to fly business.

Dec. 22 2010 11:55 AM
Alicia from manhattan

My husband was pleasantly surprised to find out that we have a large game of poker on Christmas. To my family's chagrin, he has taken home a couple hundred dollars 3 years in a row! He really likes coming to my house for Christmas now.

Dec. 22 2010 10:51 AM

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