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The Message in the Hollow Link Dump

December 15th, 2017 by Cobwebs

Aziraphale’s Bookshop – Neil Gaiman shared a short video from the set of Good Omens. He confirmed on Twitter that the hat is one of Pratchett’s.

Krampus Hat Pattern – Free crochet pattern for a glorious hat.

The Brief, Wondrous, High-Flying Era of Zeppelin Dining – Interesting look at cooking and dining on the Hindenburg. (Hat tip to Bruno)

Bone Box – Skulls Unlimited has gotten on the subscription box bandwagon and will send you neat things like weasel skulls and owl pellets.

FX To Develop ‘Welcome To Night Vale’ Podcast For TV – I’m not sure how well this will translate to TV, but more power to them. All hail the Glow Cloud.

Frau Perchta and Others – Short Twitter thread about some of the creepier Christmas traditions worldwide. (I don’t know why the illustration of the Mari Lwyd includes a skate egg case in the foreground but I’m oddly okay with it.)

Benrangel Duvet Cover – IKEA duvet cover with a (headless?) skeleton print.

Melting Toht Candle – Your favorite melty Nazi, in handy candle form.

Sharing Things – Sesame Street parodies Stranger Things.

The Blonde Swan – Etsy shop full of very cool hats and headpieces.

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  1. Witcharachne Says:


    Also, there looks to be a whole bunch of sea imagery in that Mari Lwyd picture. I think that’s a scallop shell in the background, and possibly a neptune’s necklace and some coral. How strange.

  2. Mim Says:

    Hehehe, one of my Welsh friends tweeted the Mari Lwyd and its song into my timeline on Christmas Eve. Made me laugh!

    I’m sure the world has been getting worse and worse since we lost Terry Pratchett. Over here, one of the telly channels shows its Pratchett adaptations every Christmas, and when he turned up at the end of Going Postal I honestly felt like crying. The world is poorer without him.

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