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  • The Dark Servant
    Author Matt Manochio discusses his new book The Dark Servant
    Author, Matt Manochio's debut horror novel, The Dark Servant, is available NOW from Samhain Publishing.Matt graciously took the time to answer questions about the characters, inspiration and research behind his twist on the Krampus mythology...
  • Monster of the Week Krampus
    Monster of the Week: Krampus
    Everyone pretty much knows the story of Santa Claus, who on Christmas Day rewards well-behaved children and adults with gifts. But what happens to those who have been naughty? According to the folklore of places like Austria, Croatia, Hungary, and...
  • Grimm-- 12 Days of Krampus
    It's a Grim 'Grimm' Christmas When Santa Claus Sprouts Horns!
    It's Christmas "Grimm" style with two episodes airing back-to-back on Friday, the 13th -- "Cold Blooded," followed by "Twelve Days of Krampus" -- and the latter features a version of a Santa Claus with horns that...
  • Kickstarter spotlight: Three Fates Games
    Kickstarter spotlight: Three Fates Games
    Three Fates Games, a board game and table-top RPG design and sales LLC, recently launched their Kickstarter for Let's Kill Krampus, which is at $9,000 with 18 days to go. The founders came together in 2010 with the vision of creating games...
  • Krampus
    Holiday horror scenarios for tabletop role-playing games
    December is chock full of holiday opportunities to bedevil heroes. The weight gain, the in-law visits, the last-minute shopping, the holiday gifts…it's truly a horrifying experience. But if you really want to ruin their holiday, here&...
  • HOWL Gallery
    Krampus Holiday Art on display and on sale at HOWL Art Gallery
    On Dec. 11, 2012, an art gallery in downtown Fort Myers, Fla., announced to the public a Krampus Holiday Art Sale.The event is currently taking place, and the sale is being held at HOWL Art Gallery.The sale began Dec. 7, 2012 and ends Jan. 2, 2013...
  • Krampus 2012: Scary Christmas, Everybody!
    Krampus 2012: Scary Christmas, Everybody!
    Make This the Best Krampus EverAustria and Germany have one of the best Christmas traditions of all time, one that has strangely not caught on in North America. I'm talking about Krampus, where grown-ups dress up as hairy, goatlike demons and...
  • Krampus the Yule Lord
    BROM discusses his new novel, 'Krampus'
    Renowned artist and best-selling author BROM talks about his new, spine tingling holiday horror novel Krampus the Yule Lord, available now. Grab an elf, a demon or a rogue Santa and get ready for a twisted new take on the happiest season of all...
  • Merry Krampus
    Krampus for D20 Modern
    Krampus, the guy who punishes the children Santa doesn't reward, was a dark side to the jolly guy from Alpine countries. Santa's coal-giving to naughty children is a much milder form of Krampus' kidnapping. Although Krampus has...
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    How the Grinch Stole Christmas
    My son loves the Grinch, which explains why we've watched a Grinch-related cartoon every single day up to Christmas (and, if I were to guess, beyond that). Since I have seen the cartoon more times than I've watched any other movie in my...
  • Krampus Card
    Yes Virginia, There Really is a Krampus
    Ah Christmas time is here again. Well the last couple of years we've discussed Masking and the meaning of the Wizard of Oz, this year I think I’ll tackle Santa’s dark half. A creature that was rarely discussed in western culture,...
  • 'Rare Exports'
    Indie Film Watch: 'Rare Exports' opens in LA this Friday, Dec. 10th
    Finnish fantasy Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale opens in Los Angeles and Pasadena this Friday, December 10 at Laemmle’s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood and Laemmle’s Playhouse 7 in Pasadena. It will open in Orance County the following Friday...
  • Krampus and St. Nicholas
    Silent night, holy fright, Salzburg for Christmas
    For those who just can’t seem to get enough of Halloween and all the costumes, the Austrians have something for you. It is a Central European tradition that has evolved for over 2000 years into the most enjoyable and macabre ritual you&rsquo...