Dialogue #50 for my year-long writing challenge is Ho Ho Ho, Mother-Fucker. When two friends run into an evil Santa, hell-bent on mayhem and murder, they cut him down to size with a critique of the transgression Santa Claus trope.
This was a fun one to write. Here’s some entertaining resources and inspirations for this dialogue:
Evil Santa Claus pictures on The Church of Halloween’s website.
When trying to figure out whether to hyphenate mother+fucker or not, I found this cool little article on Language Log.
Lastly, a short Loose Canon episode from Lindsay Ellis on the history of Santa Claus.
As I was writing this blog (on Christmas Eve here) I got an interesting phone call, which I made a post about on Facebook and captured an image of it for you.
Sibling rivalry + a house full of drunken swordsmen = a rationale for declaring: “I’ll see you in Christmas Hell!”
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