Delightfully devilish Krampus holiday cards
12.03.2012
11:23 am

Topics:
Art

Tags:
Christmas
Krampus
Holidays
Cards


 
Oh gawd how I adore these assorted—the set comes with 20 cards (two each of ten designs)—Krampus holiday cards.

All the glorious illustrations are from Monte Beauchamp’s book Krampus: The Devil of Christmas.

Get ‘em here: Krampus Greeting Cards: Gruss vom Krampus!.


 
With thanks to Boing Boing

Written by Tara McGinley | Discussion
Ten Companies to Avoid During the Holidays
12.04.2009
01:59 pm

Topics:
Economy

Tags:
Holidays
Evil Corporations

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Here’s Air America’s list of the top ten companies to avoid this holiday season. (Personally, I recommend not buying anything, and instead actually spending time with the people you care about and doing nice stuff for them, but then we can’t dispense with capitalism all at once can we? Oh wait, of course we can… it’s already dead! It’s kind of like “Sixth Sense”... “Some ghosts, they walk around, thinking they’re alive, but they’re actually dead, they just haven’t realized it yet…”)

1. Children’s Place: “It gets its products from places with human rights and labor violations and had to pay $1.5 million in a settlement alleging that they violated the Securities Act.

2. Hanes: “...went the extra step to be cited for ?

Written by Jason Louv | Discussion
Gl?ɬ?gg: Holiday Spirit of the Gods
11.16.2009
07:57 pm

Topics:
Sex

Tags:
Krampus
Holidays
Glögg

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Gl?ɬ?gg is the drink of the Gods. And now that we are on the veritable cusp of the holiday season, there is NO good reason not to make up your own batch to share with family and friends. Yes, it’s mulled wine, but with a hilarious name, and the more you drink, the funnier the name becomes, and the more you laugh about the name, the more you drink. Get it? Instant holiday cheer!

Gl?ɬ?gg is mulled wine with some spices and whatnot in it. Here’s a well-reviewed recipe.

The Scandinavian Insider reports on the sordid world of Gl?ɬ?gg parties:

Most gl?ɬ?gg parties aren?

Written by Jason Louv | Discussion