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We’re back from the sick bay and rounding out the holiday season with some Yule-tide cheer this week! Sean takes us through the folklore and traditions that inspired our modern-day American Santa Claus, from pagan ritual sacrifices to jolly old St. Nicholas’ crew of child-beating European sidekicks.

Knecht Ruprecht! Zvarte Piet! Krampus! The gang’s all here, and they’re absolutely going to kidnap your children.

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