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18-St. Nick: Rusty Chains and Candy Canes

By |2015-12-22T18:19:11-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , |

The story behind the transition from Saint Nicholas to Santa Claus is one that includes murder, priest-punching, and ominous, demonic-looking companions. This episode looks at the legends behind an austere bishop who has been transformed into a magical, portly elf. **Note: as I say in the show, this episode is not for young children. The story [...]

Krampus Pictures

By |2015-12-22T18:17:23-05:00December 23rd, 2015|Categories: Pictures|Tags: , , |

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. A lot of bad kids this year... How do you like them apples? This is really only a one-person ride, Krampus. Please wait your turn. Absolutely not awkwardly reproduced from several [...]