Big, If True

E43: Krampus and the Companions of Saint Nicholas

December 17, 2018

Happy holidays to all of our listeners! In our first of three holiday-themed episodes, Matt and Kayla take a look at the long history of European Christmas traditions. They cover Saint Nicholas, Krampus, Black Pete, Belsnickel, and other terrifying companions of Saint Nick, as well as give a brief overview of the history of Santa Claus.

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Intro/Disclaimer: Josh McLellan

Music: Baby, It's Cold Outside by Dean Martin