Christmas Couture: Santa's Reindeer, Reimagined as Runway Stars

Love Christmas? Love fashion? Well then, it's a Christmas freakin' miracle. In the spirit of the holidays I decided to illustrate a winter fashion line inspired by Santa's reindeer. They're whimsical, macabre and androgynous—everything you need to get into the Christmas spirit. » 12/24/14 3:15pm 12/24/14 3:15pm

Legend of Santa May Have Been Embellished By People Tripping Balls on…

Ah, folklore. The ancient art of storytelling in order to explain as-yet mysterious natural phenomena (i.e. basically every Greek myth). We know that Santa Claus was derived from the Old Dutch Sinterklaas, a folktale which in turn was based on the Greek Christian bishop Saint Nicholas of Myra in the 4th Century. In… » 12/23/12 3:00pm 12/23/12 3:00pm

Winter Can't Get Much Worse If You're A Reindeer With A Penis

The Arctic's indigenous Sami peoples discovered castrating reindeer helps herds handle winters made worse by climate change. Castrated males keep their antlers longer, allowing them to break through ice to find food, and are more likely to share with calves. » 1/28/11 9:52am 1/28/11 9:52am

"Used To Laugh And Call Her Names"

Great news! Researchers have decided that Santa's reindeer are probably female, since males typically shed their antlers before Christmas. Also: Because behind every great boy, there are at least a dozen badass broads. [NBC NY] » 12/19/08 1:30pm 12/19/08 1:30pm