Sorry for the fright, Halloween is truly over. I would like to explore the darker side of Christmas with the German winter bogey named Krampus. But first, who or what is Krampus? At Britannica.com he is described as follows
Krampus, in central European popular legend, a half-goat, half-demon monster that punishes misbehaving children at Christmastime. He is the devilish companion of St. Nicholas. Krampus is believed to have originated in Germany, and his name derives from the German word Kr
At the time this drops it wll be past Thanksgiving so no tales of pin the scalp on the pilgrim that was a traditional game played when I spent that holiday on the res with friends. Perhaps those in a Turkey coma will awaken from their triptifan slumbers, stretch and yawn as they realize “Woah! I’m missing out on some nuggets of weirdness from NBM.” Well one can imagine can’t they?
So I will do a single Christmas blog this season. To tell the long and short of it, I’m not a big fan of
“Lizzie Borden took an axe and gave her mother forty whacks, when she saw what she had done she gave her father forty one.”
Thank you Madam Dahlia for that jaunty little rendition of a children’s rhyme involving a wood cutting implement. As for the rest welcome to the third and final installment of this years Halloween extravaganza. It’s been a journey filled with the hellish delights of sugar plumb fairies being victimized by dastardly delinquents. Prepare yourself for the final leg
Are you ready my maggoty Nieces and Nephews? I bring you part two of my Halloween extravaganza. If my entertainment recommendations didn’t raise’ the dead then perchance what’s next just might raise the hair on the back of your neck. Let’s take the next leg of the journey but beware, if you stray from this path one of the featured beasties just might… nibble on your toes. I know, how horrifying would that be? Lets find out.
part 2 we’ll deal with critters, creeps, and creatures of myth and
The great thing about October is it starts and ends with great Holidays. October first is 1001 day and of course the 31st is Halloween. With it now being officially the spooky season, I thought I would make a variety of horror recommendations for your watching, listening, and reading pleasure.
So without further ado lets start off with the television recommendations shall we?
1) Home (X-files), the episode with the disturbing peacock family. They do everything as a family, and I mean
So the last week or so like in years past I have been hearing a lot about the war on Christmas. Perhaps in N. Korea and China but not here in the U.S. or other democratic nations. So unless some brown shirt and Jack boot type kick your door in and steal your pagan Christmas tree, mistletoe, and other iconography at gun point then there is no war.
believe it or not there are other holidays at this time of year and some predate the birth of the holy baby with ball ping hammer and finishing na