As a Thanksgiving treat, enjoy a deep dive down the rabbit hole of Santa history with Tom Jerman, author of Santa Claus Worldwide: A History of St. Nicholas and Other Holiday Gift-Bringers. This is my favorite book of Santa history, and Tom and I covered a lot of ground.

Links mentioned in the show:

Tom's new website A Collection of Santas with new blog posts summarizing topics in Santa history and other treats.

Books mentioned:

Irving's Knickerbocker's History of New York (later version)

Glen Warren's Season's Eatings Podcast

Music from the episode:

"Jolly Old St. Nicholas" - Wilf Carter

"Jolly Old St. Nicholas" - Chadron Polka Band

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