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Dive deep into the details of “The Christmas Bells”

Writer/director Phil Lollar (left), composer John Campbell (top), and sound designer Nathan Jones (bottom)
Writer/director Phil Lollar (left), composer John Campbell (top), and sound designer Nathan Jones (bottom)

SPOILER WARNING! Writer/director Phil Lollar, composer John Campbell, and sound designer Nathan Jones discuss the creation of “The Christmas Bells” in spoiler-ific detail.

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      1. Thanks i never got in the top ten in then i get first twice in a row😁😁😶😝😜🙈🙉🙊🙈🙉🙊:O =-O :-* 😛 😀 😉 :'( 🙁 :-\ 🙂 O:-) :-! :-[ :-$

  1. Hey Odyssey fans! Here’s a quote that I have really enjoyed and would like to share with you. “Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples…..

  2. CONT.
    build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” – Robert F. Kennedy I used this for an essay I wrote on the Civil Rights Movement, if you like writing I suggest opening your pieces of writing with quotes. I find it inspiring and creative.

  3. Just so you know Rylan is the one and the same odysseyfan (me)
    You may remember Rylan from an earlier podcast.

  4. I just want to say that this episode (Christmas bells), was AMAZING! The writing, sound design, acting, music, it was fantastic! I listened to this episode so many times, and it is one of my favorites.

  5. I loved the episode “Christmas Bells”!!!!!!!!! I have been listening to AIO for years, how about you guys???????

  6. Wow I love to hear how stuff is made and especially producer interviews. I loved Christmas Bells and am looking forward to hearing Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off. One thing I would like is more podcast and interviews love them.

  7. Oh, and I could use some prayer if ya’ll don’t mind. My family recently moved to a new church because of some problems with our old church. I am just have a hard time adjusting and even though there were no hard feelings it is still awkward when I see members of our old church. I pretty socially inapt anyway.

    So I could just use some prayer.

    1. i understand how you feel, I’ve done that multiple times before (most of the times, i was too young to remember)
      but i remember 1 church where we went there for 5 yrs, i don’t have any friends from there anymore, so i understand

    2. I’d be glad to pray for you. Moving to a new church and having to adjust with new people is always pretty difficult. That’s never happened to me before, but completly understand how you feel. God bless you!!!!!!

      I hope you find new friendies

    3. Praying! Thanks for sharing. I could use some prayer too. My baby cousin went to the hospital a few days ago because his arms and legs were swelling up a ton and they didn’t know why. They did a bunch of tests, and think that he has a rare disease so he with have to wear tight stocking things on his arms and legs to keep them from swelling. Thanks!

    4. Oh, I’m so sorry! I totally understand. I’ve moved so many times! It’s so hard. Where do you live?

  8. Just a guess but I think that the title Lets Call the Whole Thing Off means someone decided to stop getting Emily Morie and sue sue in trouble.

  9. My fav dude perfect show is the one where one guy is hunting and the guy next to him is like ” aaaahhhhhh
    Orange juice ” takes a sip and then spits it out and exclaims “yuck pee bottle?!!😀

  10. Stink! I thought we would here more of the “one of three will fall” in “Let’s call the whole thing off”, but I guessed have to wait for album 71

  11. why do you guys always say first??? i could use some prayer. My dog had puppies and my favorite puppy died last night.Does anyone raise puppies too?mini goldendoodles?????????

  12. when i told my mom about the story in Christmas bells she started crying.It was so sad that henry longfellows wife died.

  13. Hi, could you please air “The ties that bind” series on this website? I really, really, really want to listen to it.

  14. @🛡️RangerStrider🛡️
    Lol! 5000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000th comment….maybe???

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