krampus

Meet Santa's less-than-jolly counterpart... if you dare.
Santa's creepy counterpart is back.
Meet Santa's frightening counterpart.
AMC's The Walking Dead: When it was Blair's turn to enter the maze, she enjoyed some bonding time with her character. .......her
He's pretty much the exact opposite of Santa Claus.
"Krampus" tried, but couldn't quite unseat the Jennifer Lawrence-led blockbuster.
Like any relationship, it's not easy breaking up with a manuscript, especially when you put so much time and effort into it, and at the end of the day there are still strong feelings involved. And it's even harder when it was your first.
Like many people, I believed America's relationship with Christmas to be a long and constant one, nearly synonymous with the flag and bald eagle. But I was mistaken. It turned out that many holiday traditions that I always held dear weren't exactly what they seemed. And Christmas folklore I'd never even heard about quickly caught my attention.
There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you've probably never heard of -- the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala).
Elf on the Shelf is creepy. The face, the disproportionate limbs, the mythology dating back to the mid-1990s -- it is all creepy, commercialized and secularized. Obviously, it is destined for greatness.