African American communities say they appreciate a growing trend of Black Santa Claus representations at Christmas
In Santaland Diaries, humorist David Sedaris describes his time working as a department store elf named Crumpet. Here, Sedaris again reads as Crumpet — an NPR holiday tradition.
People who work as Santa are making tough choices due to the coronavirus. How close should they get to children? Are Zoom meetings best? For one Santa and Mrs. Claus in Oklahoma, it's not easy at all.
The president caused a stir when he asked a 7-year-old caller to the Santa tracker hotline whether she still believed in Saint Nick.
The president relishes speaking off the cuff but on Christmas Eve it may have led to a regretful blunder when he insinuated a boy was too old to believe Santa is real.
As a kid, NPR editor Bruce Auster loved to record his family talking. A snippet of tape captured by chance on a long-ago December night marked a moment before cancer changed everything for his family.