Friday, December 26, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, Mom Edition

No, in some cases it turns out that Santa is not the evil one. No, in many cases, it is his nefarious helpers. As seen below, the culprit is Santa's favorite helper: MOM. Well beyond their childhood years, the women seen below are required to have their picture taken with Santa before they can get their presents. No wonder these two women are so emotionally damaged:


What these ladies fail to realize is that, when they're their mother's age, they're going to absolutely love this series of Santa photos, and will hold their children to the same requirements. So the Circle of Life goes... (via)

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Monday, December 22, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, Insurance Capital Edition

Hartford, Connecticut may be an idyllic, relaxing place, but when you get on Santa's lap, there is no relaxation, no escape:

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, John Waters Edition

Well, I imagine most children in Baltimore are on the verge of emotional collapse as it is, if John Waters movies and The Wire have taught me anything, so it's only natural for Santa to push them over the edge:

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Thursday, December 18, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, Twin Cities Edition

You'd think that, since they live so close to Santa, children from Minnesota would handle the encounter better. Sadly, no: the terror of Santa lives within us all:

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, Beantown Edition

Heading back to the east coast, Boston.com has provided people a place to send their Santa photos...they have all kinds, but, of course, people would prefer to share photos of their kids screaming:

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Monday, December 15, 2008

Santa: Child Abuser?

Contextual-based ads, will you ever stop being hilarious? This is what I got during my search for screaming-kids-on-santa's-lap photos. No, really, kentucky.com, tell us why you think kids should be so terrified of Santa's lap:

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Terrible Reign of Santa, "Show Me" Edition

Once again, Santa is wreaking his havoc on the children of this great nation -- this time: Kansas City!

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Friday, December 12, 2008

Terrible Reign of Santa, Flatlander Edition

Not to be outdone, Chicago has put up their own gallery of Santa horrors for you to put you in the Christmas spirit:

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

The Terrible Reign of Santa

It's that time of year, kids: you're only a couple years old, your parents are promising you presents if you're good, but before that can happen, you are going to be handed over to a costumed horror who will interrogate you about your behavior. And that's after being tortured by standing in line for an hour while watching other kids screaming at the guy as well. Ah, the life of a shopping mall Santa:

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