Neil Gaiman, one of my all time favorite authors, wrote an interesting take on the Saint Nicholas myth in his book Smoke and Mirrors.
Later, he posted a challenge on his blog to anyone willing to make a video of his twisted Christmas tale. Here are three of my favorite entries.
As read by wildcardxi :
As interpreted by James Bolan :
And as visualized by 39 Degrees North :
Have yourself a Very Creepy Christmas!