A Brief History of Santa ClausScott BealeDecember 19, 2011 C.G.P. Grey presents A Brief History of Santa. On the 24th of December every year children around the world put out milk and cookies in the hopes of luring a magic fat man into their home who will leave presents behind before sneaking into the house next door. How did such an odd tradition begin? Related Posts Managed WordPress at Laughing Squid Hosting Use promo code SQUIDBLOG for one free month of hosting. Previous Post The Spielberg Face, Video Essay Analyzes Filmmaker’s Signature Look Next Post Pelican Music Video by The Maccabees Represents The Journey of Life Recent Posts The Colorful History of the London Underground Map NASA’s DART Mission Successfully Crashes Into Asteroid Dimorphos in Its First Planetary Defense Test Reluctant Parents Release Their Baby Girl Into the Wild in a Hilarious Parody of a BBC Documentary How Vikings Influenced the Modern English Language A Wonderful CGI Tribute to Some of the Main Props Used in ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Better Call Saul’ ‘Sweet Child O’ Mine’ Played in Style of The Ramones Join the Laughing Squid Email List Receive an email with each day's blog posts.