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The Krampus and The Old, Dark Christmas, Al Ridenour’s Vivid History of the Mythic Bogeyman

In his new book The Krampus And The Old, Dark Christmas: Roots and Rebirth of the Folkloric Devil, author Al Ridenour, a longtime friend of Laughing Squid, offers a vivid illustrated history of the titular horned, anthropomorphic goat-like demon from its roots in Austro-Bavarian Alpine folklore to its modern manifestations and celebrations. Lots and lots […]
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