Today’s the big day. Well, it’s really just the big day for chocolate makers, jewellery stores, florists and restaurants who will steal your money so you don’t screw up your relationship because of a holiday they created. Anyway, most guys think that a nice meal, some chocolate and a dozen roses covers things. However, the gift you buy is actually a reflection of what state your relationship is at. If you’re still not sure what your gift says about your relationship, we have an infographic (written by a website trying to sell you gifts for your significant other, mind you) to help you sort it out. Continue reading
It’s time once again for the annual Lowdown Christmas Special. Like last year’s Christmas episode, this year once again brings us a look at the weirdest and wackiest of Christmas music. There are a lot of bands and singers that you’ve heard of that have made bad Christmas music and we have found some pretty embarrassing entries into their musical repertoires. As an added bonus, the boys give you their annual Christmas gift buying guide including what to buy for celebrities as well as the usual ridiculous Lowdown banter that we’re known for.
It’s time once again for the annual Lowdown Christmas Special. Like last year’s Christmas episode, this year once again brings us a look at the weirdest and wackiest of Christmas music. There are a lot of bands and singers that you’ve heard of that have made bad Christmas music and we have found some pretty embarrassing entries into their musical repertoires. As an added bonus, the boys give you their annual Christmas gift buying guide as well as the usual ridiculous Lowdown banter that we’re known for.
Christmas is still a couple of weeks away but the gang at Lowdown HQ have all your holiday shopping tips wrapped up for you in one easy to handle package. The show starts with Steve and Jackie reviewing DJ Hero and comparing Band Hero to Lego Rock Band. Then they talk about a few random trinkets for last minute shoppers. In an out of character moment, the gang gives their top environmentally-friendly shopping tips. The news includes the formula for the perfect Christmas gift and the benefits of drinking booze. Entertainment has a single from a Dutch artist and the return of Christopher Walken. After the commercial, Steve and Jackie wheel the Car Wall out of storage to look at how cool some new cars are. The show wraps up with sports where the guys pick their Olympic hockey rosters and lines.
On the Extra, there’s additional talk about DJ Hero, Band Hero, and Lego Rock Band. Somehow they worked a lengthy discussion about Heidi Klum in there as well as throughout the show. They also pick out a couple more trinkets worth buying. The news features new stories about aliens from outer space and a Santa getting fired. There’s a bonus It Came From YouTube as well as Ke$ha being awarded the worst of music. Another car gets added to the car wall and more players get nominated for Olympic hockey team consideration. There’s an additional 54 minutes on this edition of The Lowdown Extra to make it 1:22:37 in length. That makes it the longest podcast in Lowdown and CHRW history by 13 minutes. As always, the Extra action comes to you uncut and uncensored.
Before we do this year’s Fortnight Before Christmas Gift Buying Special, we bring you the original Fortnight Before Christmas Special. On this episode, Steve tries to figure out what teenagers want for Christmas while Jackie tries to find out what to buy for university students. After an attempt to figure out what to get your girlfriends, the guys look at random Christmas gifts. The car wall makes its first appearance on the show and the guys talk about the Audi R8, Ferrari 599, Subaru Impreza, Pontiac Solstice, and BMW 3-Series. Entertainment has two new singles picked out by Jackie and his review of Hitman. Sports sees the premiere of Fortune Tellers with Jackie as the resident expert.