Beware: Santa Claus is coming to town

He’s a big man in a red suit. He sees you when you’re sleeping. He knows when you’re awake. He knows if you’ve been bad or good—come on, isn’t Santa Claus a little, well, shady? The amusing site Sketchy Santas sure thinks so.

Take a look at this collection of photographs showing Santa looking slightly less than jolly. There are young children looking appropriately scared; babies crying; and grown-ups with no business being on a strange man’s lap. All of these photos capture some exquisite holiday awkwardness. So be good for goodness’ sake! And happy holidays from VSL.

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Beware: Santa Claus is coming to town