In Slapstick, Wilbur Swain asks his sixteen-year old granddaughter Melody and her lover Isadore to name the three most important human beings in history. After putting their heads together: (pgs. 27-28)
They finally came up with an answer. Melody does most of the talking for them, and this is what she said in all seriousness: “You, Jesus Christ, and Santa Claus.”
Happy holidays from The Daily Vonnegut.