Creepmas Day 5: Krampus Overload

I smell a giant trend approaching (well it’s already well underway, really). Like zombies, bacon and cupcakes, the krampus is rising in pop culture.

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KRAMPUSFEST begins today:
A “multi-venue celebration” that will run this year from December 5th to the 21st. A troupe of costumed Krampus performers will appear at each venue, including the Krampus Ball, an art exhibition, and a publicly held run held in conjunction with the Downtown Art Walk. Each member of the Krampus Los Angeles Troupe makes their costume mostly by hand.

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Boy, I remember when I used to mention the krampus and people raised a confused eyebrow. “What about cramps, now?”

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Now they are all over sweaters, ornaments, cards…

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There is an amazing art show I wish I could attend.

Much more info at the Krampus Los Angeles…a blog entirely dedicated to this folklore fiend!

Cannot type/talk due to severe illness (all words courtesy of voice software or kind typing helpers)…I read and appreciate all comments…Apologies for not being able to respond.

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5 Responses to “Creepmas Day 5: Krampus Overload”

  1. I have a list of people I want the krampus to take away.

  2. Sounds awesome, wish I could go.

    I can see it now. Post Offices’ becoming filled with letters to Santa and to Krampus from brats pleading for forgiveness. Those letters replied to in bloody-red ink, Sorry, Timmy, you’re gonna die you little shit !!! And then on December 6th Daddy dresses-up as Krampus and Mommy takes pictures of Timmy releasing his bowels into his pajamas, and she uses it to make next year’s Christmas cards. Ah the memories.

    ~I’m inspired to sing this classic song I just made up! ~

    Krampus roasting kids’ nuts on an open fire
    his sharp teeth chewing off their noses
    Horrified screams filling quiet homes
    from bleeding kids with gashing wounds…

    Everybody knows a switch and some chains
    helps to torture a bad kid right
    Tiny brats freaking-out under their beds
    will find it hard to sleep tonight…

    ‘Cause they know Krampus is on the way
    he’s loaded lots of torture devices on his sleigh
    And every mother’s child is gonna have a gun
    to make sure the bastard doesn’t get in the house!

    S000000 I’m offering this simple phrase
    to nasty kids from one to ninety-two
    Although it’s been said many times, many ways…

    Krampus is coming!
    Krampus is coming!
    It really sucks to be you!

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