Christmas and Commerce is one of my favorite episodes of This American Life to listen to year ‘round, but this is the season where it’s actually relevant. (Though I skip the first act because it’s super loud and go straight to the Santaland Diaries and let David Sedaris lull me to sleep.)

Christmas and Commerce is one of my favorite episodes of This American Life to listen to year ‘round, but this is the season where it’s actually relevant. (Though I skip the first act because it’s super loud and go straight to the Santaland Diaries and let David Sedaris lull me to sleep.)