I'm going to make your Friday, right here, right now. Above, we have a clip of David Sedaris doing a dead-on Billie Holiday impression while singing the famous Oscar Mayer theme song. The clip is an outtake from a 1998 episode of This American Life where Sedaris talks about his childhood fantasy of singing commercial jingles in Holiday's voice. You can catch the jingles around the 9:00 mark (listen here) ... and again at the 17:45 mark. But I'd really encourage you to listen to the full tale from the very start (6:00). Day made?
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