In which, to curb his kids' insatiable greed, the author's father takes it upon himself to call off one of the most anticipated holidays of the year.
Produced for the 2010 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Book Odds.
Eric Winick hails from Marblehead, Massachusetts, birthplace of the American Navy. He is the founder of Yarn AudioWorks, an audio production unit dedicated to storytelling and sound-rich documentaries. His pieces have been broadcast on NPR, in Anchorage, Austin, Birmingham, Champagne-Urbana, Chicago, Minneapolis, New England, and Seattle. Winick serves by day as Director of Marketing at Playwrights Horizons, an off-Broadway theater, and lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife and son.
Read by: Danny Bowes
Book Odds invited anyone/everyone to produce a short audio work inspired by (and named after) song titles from The Books' record The Way Out, and including samples from their library of musical bits, strange phrases and sonic doodads. Read more about and listen to other Book Odds submissions.
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