The Reality Check #20: Xmas Origins+Is Santa Real?+Holiday Suicide Myth

The Grinch

For our inaugural X-mas episode, the gang discusses the true origins of Christmas, discuss with a mom the dilemma of telling kids that Santa Claus is real, and we dispel the myth that suicides rates are higher in the holiday season.

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Show Notes

Show Notes:

X-mas Origins:
Lawrence Kelemen
The Straight Dope
Richard Ostling

Date of Jesus’ Birth:
The Daily Mail
Bad Astronomy Blog (Phil Plait)

Holiday Suicide Rate Myth:
Snopes.com
Psychology Today

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