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Wednesday, December 18,2013
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

What everyone from Edward Snowden and Kathleen Sebelius to Bashar al-Assad and Nathan Fletcher want to see under the Christmas tree

By CityBeat Staff

Apparently, people are just getting needier and needier every year, so Santa Claus asked CityBeat to conduct an initial vetting of the millions of letters sent to the North Pole in 2013.

Wednesday, December 19,2012
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

What Mitt Romney, David Petraeus and other celebrities want to see under the tree

By CityBeat Staff
Letters retrieved by Alex Zaragoza, Ryan Bradford, Dave Maass, Nathan Dinsdale, Peter Holslin, Kelly Davis, Jim Ruland and John R. Lamb.
Wednesday, December 21,2011
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

Once again, our agents have intercepted some revealing requests

Tim Tebow wants 1,000 virgins. Anthony Weiner wants his dignity back. The president of Syria wants a few hundred flamethrowers. This year's batch of  Letters to Santa is as strange, hilarious and weird as years past. Read up and find out why Mikey from 94/9 is asking Santa for a studio visit from Jesus.
Wednesday, December 22,2010
Letters to Santa

Christopher Nolan's Letter to Santa

Inception director infiltrates St. Nick's dreams of sugarplums

By Dave Maass
Wednesday, December 22,2010
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

The 2010 Christmas dispatches have been sent

Tuesday, December 15,2009
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

What's in St. Nick's mailbag?

As we’ve done for the past few years, we’ve intercepted correspondences from well-known locals and national celebrities bound for the North Pole. Our team of operatives includes Aaryn Belfer, Kelly Davis, Edwin Decker, Nathan Dinsdale, Enrique Limón and Dave Maass.
Tuesday, December 16,2008
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

We take a peek into the Man in Red's mailbox. Guess who's asking for what and why....

We take a peek into the Man in Red's mailbox. Guess who's asking for what and why....
Tuesday, December 18,2007
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

CityBeat obtained these communications to the artist otherwise known as Kris Kringle

CityBeat obtained these communications to the artist otherwise known as Kris Kringle
Wednesday, December 20,2006
Letters to Santa

Letters to Santa

Intercepted communications to the North Pole from foreign leaders, celebrities and politicians

Intercepted communications to the North Pole from foreign leaders, celebrities and politicians
 
 
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