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
As KrampusNacht Approaches, what’s the Skinny on your Favorite Holiday Beast? (Krampus Top Ten 2013)
Gimme that ol’ time religion, Gimme that ol’ time religion…. Yes, this is the picture of ol’ time religion, and it’s good enough for me. Long before a chubby guy in red and white felt became the face of Christmas, the beast called Krampus and
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
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
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.