The Krampus Carol by Anthony Bourdain

The HORROR REPORT has always loved Krampus. But not enough to wish to see him instead of Santa.. In this quick holiday story, written by Anthony Bourdain before his untimely death earlier this year, North America is given a brief, dark, humorous peek into the mythos surrounding Krampus, a goat-demon who comes during the Christmas … Read moreThe Krampus Carol by Anthony Bourdain

The old fashioned war on Christmas revisited

All Christmas activities, including dancing, seasonal plays, games, singing carols, cheerful celebration and especially drinking were banned by the Puritan-dominated Parliament of England in 1644, with the Puritans of New England following suit. Christmas was outlawed in Boston, and the Plymouth colony made celebrating Christmas a criminal offense, according to “Once Upon a Gospel”The Puritans … Read moreThe old fashioned war on Christmas revisited

The 'spirit' of Christmas: Stop listening to adults. Santa, and Krampus, are real

It’s amazing to consider just how paranormal and creepy a time Christmas actually is! Even a song features the words ‘scary ghost stories and tales of the glory of Chrsitmases long long ago’! Let me first begin this way. On Christmas, ever since childhood, I felt magic. I felt like a thing veil between here … Read moreThe 'spirit' of Christmas: Stop listening to adults. Santa, and Krampus, are real

Krampus run brings thousands to Austria

Krampus run brings thousands to Austria : Dateline Austria: Thousands of people gathered in an Austrian town Saturday for a scary tradition. Scores of people dressed as the evil companion of Santa Claus, known as Krampus, charged through the town’s streets after dark. The event known as the “Krampus Run” is based in Germanic folklore. … Read moreKrampus run brings thousands to Austria

I like today’s Drudge Report headline. Good touch ole sparky.The…

I like today’s Drudge Report headline. Good touch ole sparky. The story linked above his fold is well to do with weather–it’s some weird weather this year actually. The temperature this Christmas Eve as I write this at 7:15am outside my Pennsylvania abode is nearing 60. It’s going to edge towards 70 as the day … Read moreI like today’s Drudge Report headline. Good touch ole sparky.The…

THE NOSTALGIC IMAGE OF CHRISTMASES LONG LONG AGO

This is my original artwork.. it’s my nostalgic Christmas postcard to you. The scene I drew in this picture, several years ago actually, is gone now. It is of the former St. Ignatius Church in Centralia, PA, a place I attended Christmas midnight mass for several years when my life began. The road signs are … Read moreTHE NOSTALGIC IMAGE OF CHRISTMASES LONG LONG AGO