In Austria and other places, people have been sending postcards with Krampus since the 1800s. Some of them are terrifying, but most are just hilarious.
How do you like them apples?
Absolutely not awkwardly reproduced from several disparate photographs...
Eyes on the road.
There's also a tradition in Alpine areas of a Krampus run. This is where adults get dressed up as the beast and run through town, usually after imbibing some alcohol. Unlike the cutesy pictures above, these are right out of a horror movie.