Ah, the creepiest of Christmas traditions. Each December, people line up to place their children on some old guy’s lap for a snapshot. Nothing ever showcased how intimidating this ritual can be for the wee ones quite so well as this scene from "A Christmas Story".
That is, nothing until sketchysantas.com, a blog whose tagline is "Santas be sketchy."
Some of the Santas at this site have serial killer eyes and pedophilic gazes. But just as funny are the photos featuring red-faced, screaming children who are terrified to be on Santa’s lap.
Ho! Ho! Ho!
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