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Jack Shuttleworth

Scary Santa and his Dodgy Mates

PRESENTED ON DEC 16, 2014
IN COVENTRY @ VOL 19

Jack Shuttleworth takes us on a whistle stop tour of some very odd Nicks, and tells us about the ways that people dress up for Christmas in the European and American traditions.

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Why Yes, There is a Santa Claus

BY T. SHER SINGH
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 09, 2013

T. Sher Singh tells the true story of Saint Nicholas, the man who inspired the myth of Santa Claus. This story takes him to a small church in Turkey, where a priest became famous for his acts of kindness, eventually becoming the patron saint of sailors.

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How to Annoy Your Friends on Facebook at Christmas

BY SIMON FAIRBANKS
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Simon Fairbanks starts off PechaKucha Night Coventry's "Dear Santa" night with a rhyme but can he keep to time? 

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A Canadian's Christmas in Coventry (with apologies to Dylan Thomas)

BY WILLIAM RUPP
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Dr. William Rupp discusses a failed Christmas in Coventry and how we cope with a dusting of snow.

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Placing Children on Your Lap: the Art of Ventriloquism

BY MICHAEL MAYHEW
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 16, 2014

Michael Mayhew believes that Santa Claus invented ventriloquism. He shows us that all our pre-conceptions about the man have been completely wrong, and that in fact he’s a frightening being capable of controlling children. 

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Santa Cruz City Council: Chris Krohn

BY CHRIS KROHN
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Chris Krohn, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Drew Glover

BY DREW GLOVER
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Drew Glover, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: J.M. Brown

BY J.M BROWN
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

J.M. Brown, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Nathanael Kennedy

BY NATHANAEL KENNEDY
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Nathanael Kennedy, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.

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Santa Cruz City Council: Robert Singleton

BY ROBERT SINGLETON
@ VOL 10 ON SEP 22, 2016

Robert Singleton, a 2016 candidate for Santa Cruz City Council, talks about his vision for Downtown Santa Cruz.