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69 Surreal Santa Clause Innovations

From Evil Santa Toys to Bloody Kris Kringles

— December 19, 2011 — Special
'Tis the season to be jolly and spread cheer, but judging by these interesting and sometimes downright strange Santa Clause innovations, established holiday traditions are not always the way to go when it comes to decorating, greeting cards and holiday treats.

These days, everything from Santas with six-pack abs, to lingerie models wearing Kris Kringle suits, to toilets covered in Saint Nick's face, can be found during the holiday season.

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, these odd and mind-boggling Santa Clause innovations are sure to make you laugh, cringe, or simply puzzle you. While bloody depictions of Santa or evil Santa toys might not be part of my decorating scheme during the holidays, they certainly are great conversation-starters during holiday parties.
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Holiday Interrogation Spoofs
Holiday Interrogation Spoofs
24's Jack Bauer Makes Santa's Naughty List
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65
Hovering Santa Rides
Hovering Santa Rides
The Hova-Sleigh Brings Saint Nick into the 21st Century
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64
Twitter Christmas Gifts
Twitter Christmas Gifts
Get the Perfect Gift for Your Beloved Tweeps With the Twanta Web App
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63
Hip-Hoppin' Saint Nicks
Hip-Hoppin' Saint Nicks
Lay-Z Santa Uses Beats to Promote the LG Optimus Phone
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62
Northpole Search Engine Calls
Northpole Search Engine Calls
No Need for Letters Anymore with Google 'Send a Call from Santa'
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61
Kris Kringle Trackers
Kris Kringle Trackers
Get Your Kids Excited With OnStar Norad Santa Updates
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60
Fast Food Scavenger Hunts
Fast Food Scavenger Hunts
KFC $20,000 Secret Santa "So Good" Campaign Spreads Joy
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59
Holiday-Specific Applications
Holiday-Specific Applications
The TELUS Santa Tracker Optik TV App Gives Plenty of Christmas Joy
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58
Festive Hand Protection
Festive Hand Protection
The Santa's Glove Oven Mitt is Tailored for Baking
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57
Santa Hat Hot Cocoa
Santa Hat Hot Cocoa
Artisan du Chocolat's Christmas Collection Chocolates
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56
Santa Avian Ornaments
Santa Avian Ornaments
The Angry Birds Christmas Tree Decoration Decks the Halls in Festive Fury
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55
Father Christmas Teddy Bears
Father Christmas Teddy Bears
Limited-Edition Green Santa Be@rbrick Figures
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54
Post-Holiday Beer Ads
Post-Holiday Beer Ads
Santa and Rudolph Go Head to Head in the Stella Artois Advertisement
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53
Jolly Holiday Cartoon Figurines
Jolly Holiday Cartoon Figurines
Medicom x Disney 2011 Christmas Series Gears up for Next Season
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52
Tagging Father X'mas Tees
Tagging Father X'mas Tees
Obey 'Santa Paste' Shirt Gives Graffiti the Festive Spirit
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51
Gift Ideas Solicited by Santa
Gift Ideas Solicited by Santa
‘I Am Saint Nick' Phone Calls to Family and Friends
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50
Penguins Dressed in Santa Suits
Penguins Dressed in Santa Suits
Arctic Birds Play Kris Kringle for PR
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49
Magical Pothole Art
Magical Pothole Art
Urban Problems are Made Beautiful with Asphalt Hole Photography
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48
Kris Kringle Belugas
Kris Kringle Belugas
The Santa Whales Will Not Deliver Presents, but Will Deliver Laughs
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47
Super Santa Sleighs
Super Santa Sleighs
GE Pimps the Head Elf's Ride
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46
Christmas Yoda
Christmas Yoda
Seasons greetings in a galaxy far far away..
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45
DreamWorks Ogre Christmas Special + "Shrek Goes Fourth" in 2010
DreamWorks Ogre Christmas Special + "Shrek Goes Fourth" in 2010
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44
Call Santa Free
Call Santa Free
New Service Relays Messages Back to Parents
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43
Viral Marketing for a Cause
Viral Marketing for a Cause
Santa Swing
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42
Santa Claus banned from Austria
Santa Claus banned from Austria
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41
Beards as Christmas Metaphors
Beards as Christmas Metaphors
Coca Cola's Hobo Holiday Ads
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40
$2.17M Christmas Art
$2.17M Christmas Art
Norman Rockwell Santa Painting
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39
Controversial Godless Christmas Ads
Controversial Godless Christmas Ads
Why Believe in a God?  Campaign
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38
Retro Gamer Christmas Trimmings
Retro Gamer Christmas Trimmings
The 8-Bit Holiday Wreath Pays Homage to Early Video Games
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37
Fictitious Jewelry Endorsements
Fictitious Jewelry Endorsements
Santa Claus Recommends Icelink Watches
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36
Seasonal Adticipation
Seasonal Adticipation
2008 Santa and Coke Commercial
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35
Santa's Gut Sets Poor Example -Surgeon General Calls Santa Bad Role Model
Santa's Gut Sets Poor Example -Surgeon General Calls Santa Bad Role Model
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34
Inventing Hobbies for Fictional Characters
Inventing Hobbies for Fictional Characters
Showcasing Santa's (Photoshopped) Other Side
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33
Creepy Kris Kringle Books
Creepy Kris Kringle Books
Scared of Santa' Makes the Grinch Seem Like a Saint
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32
Corporate Christmas Guides
Corporate Christmas Guides
The Santa Brand Book is a Hilarious Take on the Holidays
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31
STD-Preventing Santas
STD-Preventing Santas
Is This Condom-Covered Santa Claus Outfit Naughty or Nice?
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30
QR Code Gift Cards
QR Code Gift Cards
JC Penney Offers Recordable 'Santa Tags' for Your Presents
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29
Dysfunctional Christmas Spreads
Dysfunctional Christmas Spreads
Andrew Urban Takes the Holiday Season Down a Notch
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28
Sultry Santa Spreads
Sultry Santa Spreads
Financial Times 'How to Spend it' Pictorial Will Give You Holiday Spirit
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27
Free Christmas Beer
Free Christmas Beer
J-Day Frenzy in Denmark
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26
Wild Intimates
Wild Intimates
Animal Print Lingerie
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25
Madeover Santa Greetings
Madeover Santa Greetings
Send Some Customized E-cards from 'Rebrand Santa'
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24
Evil Santa Toys
Evil Santa Toys
The LEGO Robot Santa Looks it's Straight Out of 'Futurama'
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23
Christmas Fitness Mascots
Christmas Fitness Mascots
Santas Getting Sporty
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22
Naughty Christmas Sculptures
Naughty Christmas Sculptures
Paul McCarthy's Santa Isn't Kid-Friendly
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21
Handmade Beards
Handmade Beards
Unisex Accessories Inspired by Facial Hair
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20
Father Christmas LEGO Sculptures
Father Christmas LEGO Sculptures
Santa Claus Immortalized in Plastic Bricks
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19
Santa Vending Machines
Santa Vending Machines
The Muji Christmas Machine Bring Cheer and Festivity to Barcelona
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18
Paper Holiday Mascot Masks
Paper Holiday Mascot Masks
'Party Goodies' Christmas Disguises Help you Leave the Party Incognito
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17
Festive LEGO Creations
Festive LEGO Creations
Bricktastic Holiday Decor
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Retro Gamer Christmas Cards
Retro Gamer Christmas Cards
8bit Holiday Spreads Holiday Cheer with Graphics from Yesteryear
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15
Bloody Kris Kringles
Bloody Kris Kringles
Nasty Santa Claus Gets Freaky With His Guests
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14
Beheading Creativity
Beheading Creativity
Gruesome Shockvertising Over Advertising Budget Cuts
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13
Creepy Kris Kringles
Creepy Kris Kringles
'Sketchy Santas' Showcases the Unsightly Side of Christmas
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12
Bloody Christmas Bags
Bloody Christmas Bags
Lee Ki Seung Reminds Audiences That the Festivites Aren't for Everyone
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11
Alien LEGO Sculptures
Alien LEGO Sculptures
The 12' LEGO Yoda Santa has Christmas Spirit
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10
Apocalyptic Christmas Cards
Apocalyptic Christmas Cards
Photoshopped Seasonal Gloom
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9
Santa-Approved Lingerie
Santa-Approved Lingerie
The Manor Holiday 2011 Collection Will Keep People Warm
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8
Photo Collections of Frightened Children
Photo Collections of Frightened Children
Snaps of Scary Santa Mishaps
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7
Naughty Holiday Knickknacks
Naughty Holiday Knickknacks
Hanging these XGEN Pornaments Will Earn You a Lump of Coal
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6
Political Christmas Decor
Political Christmas Decor
Obama Ornaments
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5
Retro Fashion Reproductions
Retro Fashion Reproductions
Pinup Girl Clothing
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4
Santa Claus Toilets
Santa Claus Toilets
Christmas Bathroom Decorations
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3
Lingerie Models Rocking Stretch Marks
Lingerie Models Rocking Stretch Marks
Nicola McLean is Un-Photoshopped Perfection
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2
Humorous Holiday Sweaters
Humorous Holiday Sweaters
Tipsy Elves Makes Ugly Christmas Sweaters Hip
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Holiday Portrait Fails
Holiday Portrait Fails
These Awkward Family Christmas Photos are Just Plain Ugly
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