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Please enjoy this little piece of Christmas merriment compliments of David Sedaris and NPR.  It’s sure to put a smile on your face this morning.

Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris

Merry Christmas!

20 responses

  1. I love David Sedaris, we get him weekly on the BBC too.

    Merry Christmas to you.

    1. He is my absolute favorite author. His books always have me laughing out loud in the strangest places.
      Thank you!

  2. She said, “I’m going to have you fired!” I said, “No, I’m going to have you killed!” hilarious! Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas! 🙂

    1. Omg! I was crying at tat line hahahaha!

  3. Haha! His Away in a Manger cracked me up!

      1. He was singing it in the clip 😀

  4. I LOVE DS….Have a copy of Holidays on Ice right here. Merry Christmas Madam.

    1. What did I get for Christmas…Holidays of Ice. Just the title “Dinah the Christmas Whore” had me laughing.

      1. Isn’t it a riot? The best stocking stuffer ever.

  5. Just listened…have only read it so thanks for posting that….love when he imitates Billy Holiday. He is so, so funny.

    1. I was crying when he broke into that voice!

      1. He always says his sister Amy is funnier than he is, but it’s simply not true.

  6. I heard the rebroadcast on NPR this morning. Classic. Like Susannah, I loved his spot on Billie Holiday rendition of Silent Night! Cheers!

  7. Oh my god! DH and I heard this on NPR this morning on our way up to my parents. I was dying laughing!!

    1. I just read “Dinah the Christmas Whore” I had tears!

      1. Oh, NOW I need to go look that up!

  8. This is so funny. Thanks for sharing it. Take care, BTG

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