The mythical holiday beast is once again on the prowl, but beware, he’s making his way across the Atlantic


Questions to Ponder: So what kind of cultural diffusion is this?  Expansion diffusion, contagious diffusion, stimulus diffusion or hierarchical diffusion?  Why so?


Is this more as a pop culture phenomenon or a revitalization of a folk cultural tradition?  How come?


Tags: religion, Europeculture, historical.