Chicago’s Black Santa Shares What To Read, Watch And Do This Week

For more than a decade in Chicago, Andre Russell has helped keep the holiday magic alive as Dreezy Claus.

Andre Russell aka Dreezy Claus
Andre Russell aka Dreezy Claus Tara Mapes / Courtesy of Andre Russell
Andre Russell aka Dreezy Claus
Andre Russell aka Dreezy Claus Tara Mapes / Courtesy of Andre Russell

Chicago’s Black Santa Shares What To Read, Watch And Do This Week

For more than a decade in Chicago, Andre Russell has helped keep the holiday magic alive as Dreezy Claus.

During the holidays, Chicagoan Andre Russell puts on his Santa suit and spreads good cheer as Dreezy Claus.

Russell joins Reset to share how he’s navigating the holiday season this year and to give his recommendations on what to read, watch and do this week.

What to read

1. DuSable City: The Underside of Chicago by Fx Nozakhere

2. Father to Son, Volume 1: A collection of wisdom about love and life … for the young men in the village by Lester McCarroll Jr.

3. Lovecraft Country by Matt Ruff

What to watch

4. Supernatural (CW)

5. The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Comedy Central)

6. black-ish (ABC)

What to do

7. Don’t plan to relax, do it

8. Find your passion and own it entirely

9. Step out in faith

GUEST: Andre Russell aka Dreezy Claus