A Very Murray Christmas Brings Our BUST Besties Together In One Holiday Special

by Courtney Bissonette

A Very Murray Christmas premiered on Netflix just in time for the holiday season and 7 out of the 16 cast members have been featured in BUST! 

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 Director Sophia Coppola,  Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Maya Rudolph, Jenny Lewis, and Jason Schwartzman are all former BUST cover stars, and David Johansen is a former Boy Du Jour. 

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The Netflix special combines the nostalgia of a Christmas Special Variety Show with the lethargic antagonism of Bill Murray, playing himself as an lackadaisical,  contractually-bound, entertainer who has run out of holiday spirit. (Think the love child of classic Murray characters Nick Winters the lounge singer and Frank Cross of Scrooged.)  A Very Murray Christmas is a refreshing anti-Christmas Christmas movie providing a realistic attitude to Christmas while still chock-full of flashy musical numbers including a small duet by Murray and the underestimated singing voice of Amy Poehler.  The special can best be summed up by a line from the movie ” a Murricane special.” Now if we could just get George Clooney to be our covergirl… 

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