Holiday Magic

December 21, 2016

The Babes are feeling festive! Grab a glass of egg nog and join us as we explore the wintery Nordic illustrations of Kay Nielsen and discuss some lesser-known folklore surrounding the holiday season.


Alexandra, Zawadil (6 December 2006). "Santa's evil sidekick? Who knew?". Reuters

Asbjørnsen, Peter Christen, Jørgen Engebretsen Moe, illustrated by Kay Rasmus Nielsen. East of the sun and west of the moon. Edited by Noel Daniel, Taschen, 2015. 

Basu, Tanya (December 19, 2013) "Who is Krampus?" National Geographic Magazine

Crimmins, Peter (10 December 2011). "Horror for the Holidays: Meet the Anti-Santa". National Public Radio.

John F. Miller, "Roman Festivals," in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (Oxford University Press, 2010) p. 172.


43 Interesting Vintage Snapshots Captured Middle-Aged Women Posing Next To Christmas Trees from the 1950s-60s