The Late David Rakoff’s “Christmas Freud”
After a long battle with cancer writer David Rakoff has passed away at the age of 47. His brillant, humorous and sincere storytelling will be greatly missed. Here he is on This American Life reading a story about being Sigmund Freud in the Christmas window display of a Barney’s department store.
This episode starts with David Sedaris’s story “Santaland Diaries.” Rakoff’s story “Christmas Freud” starts at chapter three. 38:20 minutes in.