So long as David Sardonic, er, Sedaris, is a household name, he will forever be affiliated with Christmas. Who didn’t first come to this man’s oft-times sassy, other times outrageous satire via NPR’s broadcast of “Santaland Diaries”? This funny little stocking stuffer of a book adds six new stories to the 1998 version opening with—what else—“SantaLand Diaries”, which fans will enjoy every Christmas until their sanity has finally left them and they can laugh no more. With this book they’ll get the holiday treat they anticipate, and some new goodies, as well.
"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.READ the article