It’s been 25 years since Morning Edition listeners first met a very un-merry Christmas elf named Crumpet from “Santaland Diaries,” the. ‘Santaland Diaries’ contains six of David Sedaris’ most profound Christmas stories, from Dinah, the Christmas Whore to Season’s Greetings to our Friends and. David Sedaris was not always an award-winning writer and satirist. For two consecutive Christmases, he was elf at a New York department store. These are .
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David Sedaris was not always an award-winning writer and satirist. For two consecutive Christmases, he was elf at a New York department store. These are extracts from his diaries. David Sedaris wasn’t always an award-winning writer and satirist.
For two consecutive Christmases in the early s, he was a Christmas elf at Santaland in the famous New York department store, Macy’s. These are hilarious extracts from his diaries at the time.
I wear moss-colored velvet breeches, an emerald smock, and a stocking cap decorated with spangles. This is my work uniform. My elf name is Crumpet, and I was allowed to chose it myself, which is something.
BBC Radio 4 – David Sedaris: The Santaland Diaries
He hasn’t read them out loud for nearly twenty years – but has agreed to read them once more for BBC Radio 4. A very much shortened sedzris was also recorded by David for Radio 4 in Crumpet, the little elf in the perky green cap, is re-born – and you’ll never hear Billie Holiday in the same way ever again.
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