All I Want for Christmas

Christmas List

This is the best piece of journalism I’ve read all year.  Writer Drew Magary walks us through his 7 year-old’s “Insane Christmas Wish List (Annotated)“, which includes:

  1. A little thing that can turn into anything at anytime;
  2. 5 North Face jackets; and
  3. 1,000 bucks.

This is an aggressive list, but his take-down of each item one-by-one should be etched in stone and kept on Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments.

Growing up in my family, we weren’t allowed to make wish lists or say “I want X-Y-Z for Christmas.”  Of course, this just turned into me dropping hints like, “Hey, Mom.  You know what I DON’T want for Christmas?  The Barbie Motor Home.”  (Because, in fact, I wanted it so bad that even the trailer park in my hometown made me envious.)

What’s on your Christmas list this year?

Also – I’m not ashamed to say that this is the best Christmas song ever written:


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