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Christmas Emoticons for the Whole Family

¯¯\____(ツ)____/¯¯ What to get the Tetrarch who has everything. X * *** ***o* \ / ***o*** \ / (X╭╮X) *****o*** (-╭╮-) Uncle Bill and Uncle Ted still won’t talk to each other. **O*****o** **o****O***o* *******o**o**** **O**o********O** ******o**O*****o*** ! ! ____!_!____ \_________/ ____ | | _|__|_

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Merry Krampusnacht 2014 – And The War On Krampusnacht

Tonight is Krampusnacht, the night when the wild hairy trickster of Yule goes cavorting around in the darkest shadows of the year. They’re Krampusing in Chicago, and in Bloomington, too. Hell, they’re even putting on horns in Charlotte. Graveyard Dirt writes, “Krampus is often described

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Krampusnacht The Quietest

If you’re like me, your life is already overflowing with holly-jolly. I fear that, if I have to hear Mariah Carey sing to me about what she wants for Christmas one more time, I will spend the rest of December in a soundproof underground bunker.

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Six Days to KrampusNacht: Celebrate Breakfast with Krampus

It’s six short days to KrampusNacht, the night when St. Nicholas’ predecessor and occasional companion roams through the streets of town, looking for naughty children to punish. Krampus and the mumming tradition from which he stems predate modern Christmas folklore by many, many years, making

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Spreading the Krampus Love, Little By Little

We change the culture in little ways every day when we don’t hide our differences. Last December, when my daughter’s elementary school class asked parents to share their family holiday traditions, I shared our family’s tradition of singing a Krampus song. Yesterday, a Valentine’s Day

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?