If you’ve ever seen a genuine Krampus run, you will never forget the sound — dozens or even hundreds of huge cowbells, or even larger purpose-made bells “frog-mouth bells” (Froschmaul Glocken). Unfortunately, these special bells are impossible to find … Continue reading →
The first of several suits made by LA Krampus Al Ridenour was constructed from an inexpensive werewolf suit partially covered with patches of fox fur recycled from an old coat. A shaggier look was obtained by adding homemade wefts of … Continue reading →
LA troupe member Mike Biggie will be sporting an unusual and jaw-dropping Krampus that could have been inspired by a certain painting by Edward Munch.
We’re delighted to welcome artist Bill Rude as member of our Krampus LA Troupe. Bill is a veteran Krampus performer, having made previous switch-swinging appearances at Meltdown Comic’s (see poster below) as well as Dark Delicacies book and giftstore as well … Continue reading →
Most people familiar with Krampus are familiar with his switches — but may be confused about their actual use. European Krampuses (these days) never hit children, though they may lightly and playfully strike older onlookers on the backside or, more … Continue reading →