When I first heard David Sedaris' "Santaland Diaries" on NPR, I joined in mid-session, listened for only a minute and turned the radio off because I wanted to catch it all from start to finish.
That was only five years ago. But it's been 25 years since Morning Edition listeners first met Crumpet the Christmas elf.
Before he became a best-selling writer and humorist, David Sedaris worked as a department store elf. We bring you the 25th anniversary of David Sedaris reading from his essay "Santaland Diaries."