Thoughts of thankfulness, gratitude and hope. That’s what we’re choosing to frame for our listeners this week. We have hundreds of Christmas & Thanksgiving idea starters inside the Creative Cardio showprep community. Here’s a few ideas for your show!
These are some phone discussion starters:
What Christmas movie reminds you of your family? (Or which Christmas movie characters remind you of the family you grew up with?)
If your family story was made into a holiday movie, what title would describe it?
I never thought I’d say I was thankful for______ but this year I am!
What is the greatest Christmas tradition in your opinion? Trees, Lights, The songs, The food or the smells?
What did you vow to do differently at Christmas after last year?
I still have this Christmas gift from my childhood?
Craziest thing you ever put on a Christmas list? Or The gift you always asked for but never ever received? (Grappling hook/Mazda Miata/drumset)
One Thanksgiving we totally botched the meal and ate____ instead!
What’s the oddest thing your child has ever put a Christmas list? (A home dental drill/a live pet squid/6 year old put “my own 12 pack of Mt Dew”)
What is the greatest Christmas smell?
Describe your memories of the old Christmas catalogs from Sears and Penny’s! (The stuff you didn’t know existed, but you instantly wanted after you saw it in the catalog)
Tip us off… what house in town has the best decorations? What street is all decked out like Buddy the Elf lives there?
The Christmas movie you can recite word for word (Pull up movie theme songs on Youtube or movie clips)
Website poll: Which trend are you glad you didn’t grown up with 1) Elf on the shelf 2) Businesses open on Thanksgiving 3. The Jesse Tree 4. Working in an industry that expects you to work on Christmas day? 5. Dirty Santa/White Elephant gift exchange.
Here’s some new dry audio posted on CreativeCardio:
DRY AUDIO FROM DANNY GOKEY: A) Tell me about nearly missing your daughters birth. B) Do you regret that you don’t have a 9-5p sched now that you have a fam? C) Tell me about a meeting with a fan where you got bit D) Tell me about the Comeback
DRY DISCUSSION AUDIO: “If you could take a trip to the Holyland… where would be the first place you’d go that you think could best take your breath away? ” … here’s some listener calls
DRY DISCUSSION AUDIO: “If you had a bonus fifty bucks, but you had to spend it by the end of the day…how would you do it?
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-Scott Herrold & Jayar Reeves