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The Writer’s Almanac for December 26, 2014

December 26th, 2014

Episode 66 of 747 episodes

Justine called on Christmas day to say she was thinking of killing herself. I said, “We’re in the middle of opening presents, Justine. Could you possibly call back later, that is, if you’re still alive.” She was furious with me and called me all sorts of names which I refuse to dignify by repeating them.... Read more »