December 2021 Movie, TV, and Book Journal 

December 1

Star Wars: Dark Force Rising by Timothy Zahn (1992)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 2

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé (2021)

Colorado Avalanche vs. Montreal Canadiens (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

The Beatles: Get Back, Part 1: Days 1-7 (2021) – Peter Jackson

December 3

The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman [translated by Alice Menzies] (2017)

A Very Murray Christmas (2015) – Sofia Coppola

PAC-12 Championship Game: #10 Oregon Ducks vs. #17 Utah Utes (2017) [ABC Telecast]

December 4

Big 12 Championship Game: #9 Baylor Bears vs. #5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (2021) [ABC Telecast]

SEC Championship Game: #1 Georgia Bulldogs vs. #3 Alabama Crimson Tide (2021) [CBS Telecast]

Call Me Indian: From the Trauma of Residential School to Becoming the NHL’s First Treaty Indigenous Player by Fred Sasakamoose (2021)

Big Ten Championship Game: #2 Michigan Wolverines vs. #13 Iowa Hawkeyes (2021) [Fox Telecast]

December 5

Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons (2021) [Fox Telecast]

Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs (2021) [NBC Telecast]

December 6

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (1843)

New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 7

Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner (1986)

December 8

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell (2019)

Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) – Vincente Minnelli 

December 9

Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) – Burny Mattinson

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 10

Silverview by John le Carre (2021)

December 11

Army Black Knights vs. Navy Midshipmen (2021) [CBS Telecast]

December 12

Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers (2021) [NBC Telecast]

December 13

Succession, Season 3

Arizona Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 14

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray (2017)

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street (2021) – Marilyn Agrelo

December 15

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (2014)

Midnight Mass, Season 1

King Richard (2021) – Reinaldo Marcus Green

December 16

Basketball (And Other Things): A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated by Shea Serrano and Arturo Torres (2017)

The Bassoon King: My Life in Art, Faith, and Idiocy by Rainn Wilson (2014)

Star Trek: The Original Series, Season 2

December 17

The Man Who Invented Christmas (2017) – Bharat Nalluri

December 18

West Side Story (2021) – Steven Spielberg

Cricket Celebration Bowl: South Carolina State Bulldogs vs. Jackson State Tigers (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

New England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts (2021) [NFL Network Telecast]

December 19

Star Wars: Darth Vader – Dark Lord of the Sith, Vol 1: Imperial Machine by Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli, and Cam Smith (2017)

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983) – Richard Marquand

8-Bit Christmas (2021) – Michael Dowse

New Orleans Saints vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2021) [NBC Telecast]

December 20

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow (2020)

December 21

V For Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd (1990)

Elf (2003) – Jon Favreau

December 22

Absurdistan by Gary Shteyngart (2006)

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special (2020) – Ken Cunningham

December 23

Jim Gaffigan: Comedy Monster (2021) – Jim Gaffigan

White Christmas (1954) – Michael Curtiz

The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., J. Henry Waugh, Prop. by Robert Coover (1968)

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (1989) – Jeremiah Chechik

December 24

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa (2008) – Kirk R. Thatcher

December 25

The Muppet Christmas Carol (1992) – Brian Henson

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) – Frank Capra

December 26

Don’t Look Up (2021) – Adam McKay 

Buffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots (2021) [CBS Telecast]

Friday Night Lights, Season 1

Washington Football Team vs. Dallas Cowboys (2021) [NBC Telecast]

December 27

Star Wars: The Last Command by Timothy Zahn (1993)

Cowboy Bebop (2021), Season 1

December 28

Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002) – George Lucas 

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 29

Four Past Midnight by Stephen King (1990)

Star Trek: Voyager, Season 2

December 30

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams (1987)

King of the Hill, Season 4

Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl: #12 Pitt Panthers vs. #10 Michigan State Spartans (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

December 31

The Super Bob Einstein Movie (2021) – Danny Gold

Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) – Jon Watts

CFP Semifinal – Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: #4 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. #1 Alabama Crimson Tide (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

CFP Semifinal – Capital One Orange Bowl: #3 Georgia Bulldogs vs. #2 Michigan Wolverines (2021) [ESPN Telecast]

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