TCD Holiday Traditions, Part One
'Tis the season, and Mark Metcalf wants to know how TCD celebrates. Tom Strini shares a musical story from Christmas past and offers tips on tree decorating.
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It’s that time of year again; the leaves are gone, the lights are up, and holiday cheer is in the air. For this year’s holidays, I wanted to find out how some of the people here at ThirdCoast Digest celebrate the holiday season. In the coming weeks, you’ll be hearing interviews with all of the wonderful people who work so hard on all of the things you see and hear right here at our online magazine.
Tom Strini, TCD’s Senior Editor and the “world’s greatest living authority on Christmas tree decorating.”
To begin this series, I talked with TCD’s Senior Editor and Managing Partner Tom Strini
. He shared with us a story about how a midnight mass as a child in the St. Louis area set in motion his life in music. Tom is also the (self-proclaimed) “world’s greatest living authority on Christmas tree decorating,” so he described his method for the best way to pick out and decorate your Christmas tree (and I may be borrowing a few of his techniques for my tree this year).
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“Backstage with Mark Metcalf,” a 2011 Milwaukee Press Club award-winner, is engineered and produced by Dan Shafer. For the full archive of these podcasts, check out TCD’s Podcasts Page.