When I was little, before I learned how to read, I used to make my dad read "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" to me "EVERY FREAKING NIGHT!" (his words). Unfortunately for him, I was a smart kid and soon memorized the whole book, eliminating any chance of skipping pages or paraphrasing (I got cranky when he tried (and now I just realized why Chris was reading it
Plus, I just saw the original Boris Karloff cartoon on Christmas Eve.
Ah, good times.