A collection of our greatest festive articles and galleries.
As we ease into the festive season, with all the stress, panic and wild expense that comes with it, we thought it only right to round up the surprisingly large number of Reprobate Christmas articles for you to pick at like a leftover turkey carcass. There may yet be more to come this year… but here’s Santa’s bulging sack of goodies from days gone by.
AMERICA’S MOST POPULAR CHRISTMAS MOVIES ARE A TERRIBLE INDICTMENT OF SOCIETY
A new list of the ‘most popular’ Christmas movies has us muttering “bah, humbug” at the films included.
THE BEAUTIES AND THE BEASTS OF 1950S CHRISTMAS CARDS
A glorious British Pathé News report on the new world of glamorous greeting cards featuring pin-up girls and exotic animals.
BYGONE CHRISTMASES REVIVED WITH MEDIAEVAL BAEBES
The madrigal singers bring a new twist to traditional Christmas carols.
CHRISTMAS CARDS FROM THE 20TH CENTURY
Images of the festive season from a less cynical age.
CHRISTMAS IN HOLLYWOOD: THE GLAMOROUS YULETIDE PHOTOS OF THE STARS
The glamour, fantasy and tease of Tinsel Town’s festive dream world.
CHRISTMAS IN THE STARS: A SPECTACULAR STAR WARS ATROCITY
Yet another atrocious holiday season cash-in from the Star Wars money machine.
A COMIC BOOK CHRISTMAS FEAST
A collection of festive funny books and seasonal superhero adventures.
THE GHOSTS OF TV PAST: THE CULTURAL IMPORTANCE OF THE RADIO TIMES CHRISTMAS ISSUE
The complete cover collection for a century of festive entertainment guides reflects the changing tastes and concerns of the nation.
GUNS, GIRLS AND GASPERS – VINTAGE CHRISTMAS ADVERTISING
Unimaginable festive advertising from yesteryear.
HAVE A JOHN WATERS CHRISTMAS
Happy Holidays from John Waters and the filthiest people (no longer) alive.
HO-HO-HORROR: A COLLECTION OF FEAR-FILLED FESTIVE SHORT FILMS
A new twist on an old tradition – the Christmas horror movie in a compact form.
I WISH IT COULD BE A WOMBLING MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERY DAY – THE MOST HELLISH CHRISTMAS MASH-UP IMAGINABLE
Two of the classic festive tunes of the 1970s grafted together into some sort of grotesque monster.
IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE KRAMPUS!
Have you been naughty rather than nice this year? If so, Krampus would like to have a word…
JINGLE HELL: JOHN TRAVOLTA AND OLIVIA NEWTON JOHN’S THIS CHRISTMAS
The stars of Grease reunite for the Christmas record that no one wanted.
JINGLES ALL THE WAY DOWN: THE GENIUS OF THE CHRISTMAS ROMANCE MOVIE
‘Tis the season for schmaltzy romance. C.J. Lines says maybe it’s time to give all those Hallmark Christmas movies a second chance. Or even a first one.
SAINT – SORTING THE NAUGHTY FROM THE NICE
Dick Maas brings us a lively tale of Christmas punishment and bad taste.
SAVING SANTA: CHRISTMAS ANIMATION FOR CHILDREN WHO ARE ON THE NAUGHTY STEP
A cynical slice of festive entertainment that will be as welcome as a lump of coal or a visit from the Krampus for most kids.
THE SEASONAL PLEASURES AND LIFE LESSONS OF THE DISMAL WINTER WONDERLAND
The annual tradition of the sub-standard Christmas attraction is something to be celebrated.
TRIP INTO YULETIDE WITH A PSYCH-OUT CHRISTMAS
Trippy cover versions of festive classics.
THE VINYL OF CHRISTMAS PAST
A collection of festive recordings from the golden age of the LP.
A WILD WINTER WITH SMOKE FAIRIES
Seasonal melancholy dream pop that is just what every Christmas stocking needs.
YOU BETTER WATCH OUT: THE HOLIDAY MISERY OF CHRISTMAS EVIL
This oddball Christmas slasher film is more interesting than you might expect.
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