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Monstrum | Episode | Krampus: Origins of the Yuletide Monster

You better watch out, you better not cry, and you certainly must behave—or else face the brutal beating of the Krampus. Why does this demonic, horned Yuletide monster exist? This episode looks at the historical origins of Krampus in the winter festivals of the Alpine region, challenging the false claim that this monster came from pagan tradition, and traces its renewed popularity across the globe.

S3 E15 | 0:08:38 | AIRED: 12/15/2021 |
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