Before David Sedaris rose to prominence as a humor essayist and radio contributor, he held down a number of odd jobs in Raleigh, Chicago, and New York. Perhaps the weirdest of these was in the Windy City, where he was paid to staple screens into home attics to prevent squirrels from crawling in under the eaves and dying. But it was as a result of his days spent working as a Christmas elf at a Macy's department store in New York that the author achieved notoriety. Sedaris turned his... More >>>