The Way We Work Now

I’m a Mall Santa Trying to Capture the Christmas Spirit Over Zoom

‘It’s been quite a learning curve’

Mai Tran
Published in
4 min readDec 8, 2020


Photo illustration; source image courtesy of Ed Taylor

The Way We Work Now is a series chronicling how people’s lives and careers have fundamentally changed because of the pandemic.

Ed Taylor is a 66-year-old Santa Claus impersonator living in Hollywood, California