About

Since 2005, entertainer Grant Baciocco has brought his particular brand of holiday insanity to the web in the form of the family friendly video podcast: Grant’s Advent Calendar Podcast! Join Grant every year starting December 1 as he finds out what’s in his advent calendar in daily video updates that countdown the days ’till Christmas!

Before 2005 (starting in 2003) Grant chronicled the opening of his Advent Calendar in still photos posted to his blog. View the calendar for 2003 & 2004 on Flickr.com.

WHO’S WHO

About Grant Baciocco – HOST
Grant Baciocco is a writer, actor, comedian and puppeteer who’s constantly at work in many different areas of entertainment. He is the head writer and co-creator of the popular podcast The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd on which he also voices several of the show’s characters. His comedy music act Throwing Toasters has been featured on the Dr. Demento Radio Show and has toured colleges and clubs across the United States including opening for “Weird Al” Yankovic in 2007 and playing a sold out show at the Tokyo Dome in Japan in 2003. Along with writing, performing and producing his own projects, he’s also the producer and host of the Henson.com Podcast, the official podcast of the Jim Henson Company and he is a member of their Stuffed & Unstrung puppet improv troupe. The best selling guide PODCSTING FOR DUMMIES named Grant one of the top ten most influential people in podcasting because of his groundbreaking work in the medium. http://www.MrGrant.com

About Jody Whitesides – writer/singer of CHRISTMAS BROUGHT ME YOU
Music that will make your soul happy – that’s the essence of Jody Whitesides’ infectious sound. He has several albums under his belt and a new one in the works. He also creates the musical cues for The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd and Fox Sports. With so many irons in the fire it’s easy to see and hear why Jody Whitesides was the first unsigned artist available for sale on iTunes and nominee for Best Band of the Year by APCA. His current release Practical Insanity has been compared to Maroon 5, John Mayer and Lenny Kravitz. He has been nominated for Best Music Video and multiple times for Best Alternative Album and Songs by Just Plain Folks. With a live show based on sounding amazing, Jody has been called a ‘Must See’ live performer by Burst Entertainment and Music Connection magazine described him as a performer “whose performances and material show lots of skill and craft without sacrificing heart or conviction.” http://www.JodyWhitesides.com – Buy CHRISTMAS BROUGHT ME YOU at the iTunes Music Store

About Brandon Baciocco – Guest Star
Grant’s brother Brandon makes a yearly appearance in the podcast, usually to cause some sort of mischief in the daily opening of the door!

About Greg Baciocco – Guest Star
Greg Baciocco is Grant’s Dad.  He has a hand in selecting the gifts that go inside the calendar and, in more recent years, has used this to cause some Christmas Mischief of his own!