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Godzilla: King of Monsters has found an intriguing monster director

Godzilla: King of Monsters has found an intriguing monster director

The next Godzilla film finally has someone in the director's chair.
This 3D Lucha Libre beer stein is awesome

This 3D Lucha Libre beer stein is awesome

I just came across the Münkstein collection of modern-day beer mugs and steins. I was particularly taken by their Lucha Libre stein. Why? Because its art pops when you view it with ordinary
Krampus LA is raffling off art to save this cool steam car

Krampus LA is raffling off art to save this cool steam car

To help raise funds to repair the Kristie's Flyer steam car, Al Ridenour's and Drakenstein Art are hosting a raffle of art and prizes, which includes a pair of tickets to the on December 2. During
WATCH: 5 Holiday movies that will scare you

WATCH: 5 Holiday movies that will scare you

Deck the halls with boughs of holly, 'tis the season to be scary. Although when we think of horror movies we generally think about Halloween, there have been quite a few frightening cinematic
Deja View: Krampus

Deja View: Krampus

One of the best aspects of this series is that it’s given me the opportunity to dive into films I might never have gotten around to otherwise.
Objects in Space 12/8: Woman inherits the Earth

Objects in Space 12/8: Woman inherits the Earth

December is all about retrospectives, the chance to look at the almost-year we've put in our rearview mirror. Sure, we've had our ups and downs (mostly downs, if we're being honest), but there's still
The 7 Essential Holiday Horror Movies to Have a Scary Little Christmas

The 7 Essential Holiday Horror Movies to Have a Scary Little Christmas

There's something about Christmas tradition that's inherently a bit twisted. The very idea of a costumed man sneaking into your home to reward the good and punish the naughty is already pretty messed
When the Puritans Canceled Christmas

When the Puritans Canceled Christmas

Nowadays Christmas is a globally-recognized holiday celebrated by millions of people, but in the past this wasn't the case. In fact, some groups of Christians detested the holiday, going so far as to
WATCH: The 10 most evil Santas on the real Santa's naughty list

WATCH: The 10 most evil Santas on the real Santa's naughty list

The decorations are up, Christmas is coming and so is the man known as St. Nick, Santa Claus or Father Christmas, depending on where you live according to Google Earth.
5 holiday ghost stories that will make you wait for Santa with the lights on

5 holiday ghost stories that will make you wait for Santa with the lights on

In modern times, Christmas is all about warmth, happiness, and spending quality time with family and friends. But about a century ago,…
Season's Screamings: The creepiest Christmas creatures & seasonal specters from fiction, and folklore

Season's Screamings: The creepiest Christmas creatures & seasonal specters from fiction, and folklore

Ho, ho, h’oh god, no! Along with the jolly elves and perky gingerbread men, there are also monsters in Christmastime lore, and pop culture, that should fill you with more than a stocking-full of fear.

Bone & Sickle, a new macabre podcast by Al Ridenour

Krampus LA co-founder (and occasional BB guest blogger) Al Ridenour is taking a stab at podcasting with Bone & Sickle, a show that "celebrates the intertwining of horror and folklore." :Like my
Experience real Austrian Krampuslaufs this winter in a tour hosted by Al Ridenour

Experience real Austrian Krampuslaufs this winter in a tour hosted by Al Ridenour

Al Ridenour, co-founder of Krampus LA and host of the Bone & Sickle podcast, has just announced that he'll be hosting an eight-day tour of authentic European Krampuslaufs (the Krampus Runs). This

Waxwork Records gets festive with vinyl releases of Krampus and Warriors soundtracks

Treat your turntable this holiday season with vinyl releases of the soundtracks for 1979's The Warriors and 2015's Krampus from Waxwork Records.

A Krampus Carol to remind you of why rotten kids should be wary this season

Anthony Bourdain left us earlier this year, but the joy he found in the world's many cultures and traditions will always be around for us to savor. In this quick holiday story, written by Bourdain,
Krampus Is Less Scary, More Sexy in A Christmas Horror Story

Krampus Is Less Scary, More Sexy in A Christmas Horror Story

A Christmas Horror Story is the odd kind of movie you can catch in the middle of the night during a Christmas-themed horror marathon—and somehow find yourself riveted, mostly because of the way the

12 of the weirdest holiday traditions

We all do odd things around the holidays. Some of us feel the need to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas every year, despite the fact that it’s really a Halloween movie. (Change our minds.) Others

The 10 best holiday horror movies

If your favorite holiday is Halloween, you might grinch and groan as the coming of Christmas brings an excess of cheer. But fear not, horror fans! Yuletide is a perfect time for something scary.