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A Frolicsome Krampus Tag — in the original spirit of Fun

It’s not strictly tied to the calendar, but December 5 is a traditional Krampustag (Day of Krampus) in which the creature historically associated with the old Yuletide stories makes his way through European towns and cities engaged in a bit of fun. “Fun” is a word that originally described trickery, quick-footed fooling or some other […]

It’s National Napping Day, I Think

Do an online search for pictures of napping, and almost all of what you’ll see will be photographs of animals and pre-school children. The rest of us, it seems, are working hard to comply with the admonishment: Don’t let them catch you napping! So much for National Napping Day. […]

Where Can you Get a Free Krampus Greeting Card? Well, it’s Free-ish right here.

Yep, a Free Krampus Card, all yours, one per person.

Well, Free-ish. I hate it when people leave the fine print to the last, so let me say upfront you gotta pay shipping and sales tax, which is slightly bogus, but this is the best deal we could get with our distributor…

… but […]

Krampus The Misunderstood Winter Holiday Spirit

As a trickster, Krampus exists outside of simple divisions between good and evil. Krampus isn’t a goodie goodie like Santa Claus, but that doesn’t mean he’s evil. […]

Krampus Campaigns For Obama 2012

Until you catch sight of Krampus and his Obama campaign sign, you can help him in his work of promoting the 2012 Obama campaign from an unusuahttp://www.cafepress.com/irregulargoods.497291473l angle. Start by placing a Krampus for Obama lapel sticker on your Krampus for Obama t-shirt. […]

The Horned God Is The Reason For The Season?

Damh the Bard sings of the Horned God as the reason for the season. When will he sing specifically of the revels of Krampus? […]

Merry Krampusnacht!

An historical primer on Krampus, the spirit of Yule Misrule, and some Krampus goodies. […]

How Can You Observe Peace Day This Year?

What should a serious peace activist do to observe Peace Day this year? […]

It’s Christmas Christmas Christmas Christmas in Congress — and Nothing Else

Number of members of the House signed on in support of an official congressional resolution declaring “the importance of the symbols and traditions of Christmas” and supporting the insertion of references to Christmas everywhere as a way to “protect the sanctity” of a day “to celebrate of the birth of Christ” : 67.

Number of […]

Hand Washing

Today is Internernational Hand Washing Day… or was that International Hand Wringing Day?

Are any of you out there truly worried about the swine flu?

Car Free Day Is Coming This Week

First, try to reduce or eliminate your use of a car that day. Second, consider what local, state and federal government actions could take place to make it easier for you to live without using a car every day – and take a step to support those actions. […]