The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil

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Feral House #ad - He became somewhat of an internet phenomenon himself due to the hilarious hijinks he coordinated with the controversial Cacophony Societies. Feral House. With the appearance of the demonic christmas character Krampus in contemporary Hollywood movies, and greeting cards, television shows, advertisements, medieval folklore has now been revisited in American culture.

. Krampus-related events and parades occur both in North America and Europe, and they are an ever-growing phenomenon. Though the krampus figure has once again become iconic, not much can be found about its history and meaning, thus calling for a book like Al Ridenour's The Krampus: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil.

The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil #ad - With krampus's wild, graphic history, Feral House has hired the awarded designer Sean Tejaratchi to take on Ridenour's book about this ever-so-curious figure. Al ridenour has lectured on Krampus at the Goethe Institutes in Los Angeles.

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The Old Magic of Christmas: Yuletide Traditions for the Darkest Days of the Year

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - In the old magic of christmas, learn the true perils of elves, you'll rub elbows with veiled spirits, and discover a bestiary of enchanted creatures. Rife with the more frightful characters from folklore and the season's most petulant ghosts, this book takes you on a spooky sleigh ride from the silvered firs of a winter forest to the mirrored halls of the Snow Queen.

Praise:"steeped in history and adorned with a bit of enchantment, The Old Magic of Christmas is the perfect book to read by a winter's fire with a mug of mulled cider in hand. Deborah blake, author of The Witch's Broom ". A fascinating journey into the stories behind the tinsel and bows. Doreen shababy, author of The Wild & Weedy Apothecary ".

The Old Magic of Christmas: Yuletide Traditions for the Darkest Days of the Year #ad - . An intriguing little tome that explores the darker side of the Yuletide holiday. Ellen dugan, author of The Enchanted Cat Llewellyn Publications. Along the way, you'll discover how to bring the festivities into your home with cookie recipes and craft instructions, as well as tips for delving more deeply into your relationship with the unseen.

Tis the season for witches, and a legion of ghosts Not so very long ago, Elves, Yuletide was as much a chilling season of ghosts and witches as it was a festival of goodwill.

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Krampus Playing Cards Set One

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Last Gasp #ad - A deck of playing cards featuring 52 different Krampus images. Nikolaus' dark servant–a hairy, horned, supernatural beast whose pointed ears and long, slithering tongue gave misbehavers the creeps! At Christmastime, St. Nicholas rewards children who've been good all year–but those who have behaved badly are visited by the Krampus! Llewellyn Publications.

The images are reproduced from vintage, pre-WWI Krampus postcards. In the early christmas traditions of Europe, the Krampus was St. High-quality printing and lamination.

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Krampusnacht: Twelve Nights of Krampus

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World Weaver Press #ad - Robbins, lissa Sloan, and Elizabeth Twist. For bad children, a lump of coal from santa is positively light punishment when Krampus is ready and waiting to beat them with a stick, wrap them in chains, and drag them down to hell—all with St. Llewellyn Publications. Featuring stories by cheresse burke, jeff provine, caren Gussoff, Guy Burtenshaw, Mark Mills, Elise Forier Edie, Patrick Evans, Jill Corddry, Scott Farrell, Colleen H.

Whether you choose to read krampusnacht over twelve dark and scary nights or devour it in one nacht of joy and terror, these stories are sure to add chills and magic to any winter's reading. Krampusnacht holds within its pages twelve tales of Krampus triumphant, befriended, usurped, and much more. Nick's encouragement and approval.

Krampusnacht: Twelve Nights of Krampus #ad - . From evil children and adults who get their due, to those who pull one over on the ancient "Christmas Devil. From historic europe, to the north Pole, to present day American suburbia, these all new stories embark on a revitalization of the Krampus tradition.

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Krampus: The Devil of Christmas

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Last Gasp #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Krampus: the devil of christmas is a lush, hair-raising collection guaranteed to give even Stephen King the creeps! Llewellyn Publications. Nicholas' dark servant-a hairy, horned, supernatural beast whose pointed ears and long slithering tongue gave misbehavers the creeps! Whereas St.

Krampus: The Devil of Christmas #ad - . ". An arresting terror!" -- rick kogan; chicago tribune magazinewith an additional 32 pages, and a secure HARDCOVER binding, superior printing, KRAMPUS: The Devil of Christmas picks up where the softcover edition of The Devil in Design leaves off. In the early christmas traditions of Europe, the Krampus was St.

Nicholas would reward children who'd been good all year, those that had behaved badly were visited by the Krampus. This new and improved edition includes an introduction, a historical survey of the character, and over 180 lavish pre-World War 1 Krampus postcards.

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Krampus Greeting Cards Set One: 20 Assorted Cards in Deluxe Tin

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Last Gasp #ad - In the early christmas traditions of Europe, the Krampus was St. Used book in Good Condition. Nikolaus' dark servant–a hairy, horned, supernatural beast whose pointed ears and long, slithering tongue gave misbehavers the creeps! This collection of vintage Krampus images includes 20 cards --two each of 10 different designs.

Krampus greeting Cards are the perfect gift for a naughty friend or for yourself. The set contains 20 full color cards and 21 red envelopes, packaged inside a metal tin decorated with a striking image of the Krampus. Devilish greeting cards featuring the Krampus, packaged in a deluxe metal tin. Gruss vom krampus! Greetings from Krampus! Llewellyn Publications.

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Krampus: A Holiday Message

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Umbrelly Books #ad - Krampus: A Holiday Message #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Llewellyn Publications. Children, lovelies, listen here. Perhaps this hasn’t been your year…” join uncle kramp for a night of wit & whimsy as you journey round the holiday season in this cautionary tale that will leave even the naughtiest of readers, scrambling to be on the nice list.

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Archie McPhee Krampus Scarf

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ACCOUTREMENTS 93187Q1 #ad - Archie McPhee Krampus Scarf #ad - Llewellyn Publications. Krampus christmas scarfit's going to be one devil of a holiday if you've been naughty!Ward off the chill and possibly evil spirits with this soft fringed scarf. 71" long. Acrylic-knit. Imported. Ward off the chill and possibly evil spirits with this soft fringed scarf. 71" long. Acrylic-knit.

Imported. It's going to be one devil of a holiday if you've been naughty! Used book in Good Condition.

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Santa Claus, Last of the Wild Men: The Origins and Evolution of Saint Nicholas, Spanning 50,000 Years

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McFarland & Company #ad - However, far from being the offshoot of saint nicholas of Turkey, Santa Claus is the last of a longline of what scholars call Wild Men who were worshipped in ancient European fertility rites and came to America through Pennsylvania's Germans. Much of the modern-day vision of Santa Claus is owed to the Clement Moore poem "The Night Before Christmas.

His description of saint Nicholas personified the "jolly old elf" known to millions of children throughout the world. Ward off the chill and possibly evil spirits with this soft fringed scarf. 71" long. Acrylic-knit. Imported. This pagan creature is described from prehistoric times through his various forms "Robin Hood, Harlequin, The Fool, Satan and Robin Goodfellow"into today's carnival and Christmas scenes.

Santa Claus, Last of the Wild Men: The Origins and Evolution of Saint Nicholas, Spanning 50,000 Years #ad - In this thoroughly researched work, 000 years, the origins of Santa Claus are found to stretch back over 50, jolting the foundation of Christian myths about the jolly old elf. Llewellyn Publications. Used book in Good Condition. It's going to be one devil of a holiday if you've been naughty! .

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Night of the Witches: Folklore, Traditions & Recipes for Celebrating Walpurgis Night

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - Ward off the chill and possibly evil spirits with this soft fringed scarf. 71" long. Acrylic-knit. Imported. It's going to be one devil of a holiday if you've been naughty! Learn about the sacred rites of spring and the "lost" holiday has changed from a lusty fertility festival to a children's night of fun and treats.

But this is no ordinary night; it is the thirtieth of April, the eve of May. Llewellyn Publications. Just overhead, there is a sound like the rushing of crows' wings. The evening wind blows cold as the breath of the frost giants. Used book in Good Condition. Tonight is Walpurgis Night. The roots of walpurgis night reach deep into the Pagan past, and modern Europeans celebrate it with as much abandon as their ancestors.

Night of the Witches: Folklore, Traditions & Recipes for Celebrating Walpurgis Night #ad - Learn about brooms and how to make one, and meet a collection of old-time witches, from Ash Wives to Wolf Crones. Can it be a coven of witches has flown over these woods? "On any other night, you would probably swear that there was no such thing as a witch―at least, not the kind that streaks through the sky on a broomstick with guttering taper and billowing cloak.

Spring has come to the northern forest. This charming, crafts, impeccably researched book features a wealth of folklore and herb lore, plus original and traditional recipes, and activities.

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The Art of Krampus

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Insight Editions #ad - Visually stunning and comprehensive, The Art of Krampus will be the perfect holiday gift for horror, fantasy, and film enthusiasts. Ward off the chill and possibly evil spirits with this soft fringed scarf. 71" long. Acrylic-knit. Imported. Used book in Good Condition. With fascinating concept art and unit photography showcasing the most thrilling, and dramatic moments of the movie alongside insightful commentary from the cast and crew, suspenseful, this deluxe coffee-table book details all that went into crafting Dougherty’s eagerly-awaited Yuletide offering.

The Art of Krampus #ad - In alpine folklore, krampus is a fearsome horned figure who punishes naughty children during the Christmas season, just as Saint Nick rewards those who behave. Writer-director michael dougherty trick ‘r’ Treat, Superman Returns, X2 brings this iconic figure to life in a modern-day horror comedy set against the perfect suburban holiday celebration.

Llewellyn Publications. The art of krampus takes a look at how this terrifying character inspired the filmmaker and Legendary Pictures to create a movie that captures the dark side of the holidays. It's going to be one devil of a holiday if you've been naughty! .

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