Saturday 05 December 2020
Our guest tonight was
As we waited for our guest,
Ceiling Cat Barbara Duncan
discussed the disappointing
I'd just gotten into speaking of the Krampus-like aspects of the brilliant horror comedy
when Lillee arrived.
Lillee started out indicated Krampus's original name was Krampan which means "claw"...
is a night of come-uppance.
Being of German descent, Lillee grew up with Krampus, yet was admonished not to discuss it.
Apparently Krampus's origins is two thousand years ago.
She spoke of the live
around the country, and Europe, which actually are a positive event and celebration.
She mentioned a
William Shatner film
A Christmas Horror Story,
which I realized I had to check out, and that
it is on Netflix...
She mentioned a weird song
There's Something in the Chimney.
We concurred that Krampus is twisted version of the forest fertility Deity
Lillee also recommended a little known film
She suspects that
is really about Krampus.
We discussed aspects of
The Wizard of Oz,
my favourite movie
CC reported listeners tonight in the United States, the United Kingom, Scotland, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Norway.
which while predictably cancelled this year, claims it will return for 2021.
Comically, Lillee's phone notifications would go off, its ringtone being
Samantha's Nose Twitch
We spoke of other aspects of Krampus, such as his minions, the
Aspects of the Christian celebrations of Christmas, such as holiday trees, being based in the
original pagan traditions.
As Lillee discuss the magick of the holidays, CC pointed out on 21 December
to look to the Southwest for the
conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn,
in their closest encounter since 1226 CE.
She related the 4th century origins of the hanging of stockings at the chimney; the Bishop Nicholas sneaking in to a man's home, filling the stockings with gold.
A question from the
was about leaving out Schnapps for Krampus, which Lillee confirmed as accurate.
Discussing families creating their own family traditions, leading me to convey my family favourite Christmas
that my grandmother would annually relate.
Lillee gave out her information and we wrapped this awesome, informative edition...