Tagged: Santa Claus

New red “Santa” statue

Red version of controversial statue unveiled in Oslo’s Ekebergparken The Local A 20-foot-tall statue by artist Paul McCarthy, officially named Santa but known colloquially as the “Butt Plug Gnome,” has been unveiled in Oslo....

Drøbak Santa

Santa will not retire

Age won’t keep Julenissen from his work Tove Andersson Oslo, Norway “My goal is to answer 25 percent of the incoming letters,” Santa says. Behind the Santa beard is Tom Kristiansen, 72, tourism manager...

Don’t take Odin out of Yule

How our modern-day Santa Claus and his reindeer sleigh evolved from Norse myth Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles Santa Claus owes his very existence to the old Norse myths. He’s changed a lot over...