It’s December 1st,* which means it’s time for that beloved holiday survival game:
The rules are simple:
- The objective is to go as long as possible without hearing WHAM’s Christmas classic, “Last Christmas.”
- The game starts on December 1st, and ends at midnight on December 24th.
- Only the original version applies. Enjoy the ?#!$&%! out of remixes and covers.
- You’re out as soon as you recognize the song.
Now, you might remember me mentioning that I have a lot of CDs. (Like: a LOT.) As such, I think that no one will be especially surprised to hear that I also have a healthy number of holiday CDs.
So I usually go into each annual round of Whamageddon with a decent advantage, because I’m going to spend a lot of my time listening to my own collection of holiday music. Which means I can consciously program around that track for as long as I have other CDs to listen to.**
The main Whamageddon risks to me are when I’m out in the world where every store, restaurant and gas station has their own holiday playlist going.
Which is why I thought I had it sewn up for 2020.Continue reading “Toasting my ancestors in Whamhalla”