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Consulting Nick Cave on this year’s Krampus costume

Last year, as we approached the big Krampus party, I posted the following on this site: Tonight, during my breaks in reading up on how to properly brine a turkey, I’m looking around the internet for inspiration to guide me as I set out to make my costume for the big Krampus event on December […]

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Krampi teats

I’m told that there may be photo of me on the AnnArbor.com site tomorrow, milking a Krampus teat into a beer mug. I’m not saying it didn’t happen. It could have. I don’t know. Due to my cold, I’d eaten a number of honey lemon cough drops with echinacea, and, to be honest, the whole […]

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Sick day spent beading a phlegm-covered ski mask

I’ve got a cold, and I don’t feel much like writing tonight… It’s not the worst cold in the world, but it’s persistent. I’ve spent the majority of the past two days laying here in bed, coughing up the lining of my throat, and watching episodes of Columbo on my laptop. And, as I’m just […]

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What to wear to the Krampus Ball

Tonight, during my breaks in reading up on how to properly brine a turkey, I’m looking around the internet for inspiration to guide me as I set out to make my costume for the big Krampus event on December 11. All I know at this point is that I want something that won’t disintegrate when […]

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Stuffing a little person in a bag

I’m tempted to have my daughter do it. It is, after all, about time she started pulling her own weight around here. Seriously, though, would you ever consent to being stuffed into a bag by a stranger? As for little people, I’m not sure what kind of local population we have these days, but legend […]

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