David Letterman looks like a maniacal bald Santa in jarring new photos

Letterman before a tennis match against Serena Williams at Ed Sullivan Theater on Aug. 20, 2014 in New York City.

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Coming down your chimney in December cackling like a madman, here’s late night television legend David Letterman:

Nice shoutout to the volleyball team at his alma mater Ball State. Go here for a full gallery with close-ups including one where he’s got his tongue out and stares into your soul.