HGTV, eat your heart out!

To quote Jason’s video notes: I’ve launched a new rehab company called Castro Casa. We will be flipping our way through Dallas and you can follow along here! This is the first house. A charming 1920’s bungalow in east Dallas. #demoday and #foundation repairs. Follow me on Instagram @castrocasa

And TALENTED, Billboard, do not forget talented!

If you want to skip right to the good part: Jason Castro — The dreadlocked guitar strummer was charming enough to score a fourth-place finish during season 7 and land an Atlantic Records album release, but rarely has there been an Idol contestant who seemed less interested in the machinery of fame. Castro melted hearts

May your days be merry and bright

I don’t think this song needs much of an introduction–here’s “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin, sung by Bing Crosby and Martha Mears (dubbing actress Marjorie Reynolds), in the movie Holiday Inn: Video posted by alpineic1. (Only the first two and half minutes or so of the video are from the film.) Or, if you prefer,