Al Ridenour is back after talking to us last year about Krampus, but this time to help unpack the lore and traditions around the Perchten, Krampus-esque goblin-ish creatures tied to both Krampus and Frau Perchta.
Links mentioned on the episode:
- Bone and Sickle Podcast
- Al Ridenour’s page
- Book The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas by Al Ridenour (link from the publisher)
- Usual opening: “O Holy Night” by Tiny Tim, “Christmas Doesn’t Last” by Make Like Monkeys, “Santa Claus Boogie” by Hasil Adkins, “Space Age Santa” by Ross Christman
- Special opening: “Kramperl, Kramperl, Besenstiel” by Die Pagger Buam
- Bumper/Closing: “Frau Perchta” by Waldtraene
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Listen to this episode of the Weird Christmas podcast
Author: Craig Kringle
Title: The Perchten with Al Ridenour