Santa Killas Are Coming: Our Annual Christmas Card From The Insane Clown Posse

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Out of some of the most proudest moments of my five-year tenure here at the Houston Press - interviewing Rob Halford, talking to an agitated Chuck Berry on a couch backstage after a gig, shaking hands with Charlie Sheen - one of the best days ever was finding a Christmas card in the mail from Insane Clown Posse's Psychopathic Records about a year ago.

Just days after being bathed in Faygo at Warehouse Live during a December 2010 ICP gig, we got a card in the mail from Farmington Hill, Michigan with a tiny Hatchet Man Santa on the cover. It was a rather conservative card, save for the hatchet-wielding maniac for sure.

Yesterday came our 2011 card, inside a white envelope addressed to myself, with a large Happy Hatchet Holidays sticker on the back. Inside was a black greeting card with red lettering, wishing me "Hatchet Holidays And A Hatchet New Year!"

The spirit of the season is alive and well here on Juggalo Island, and we hope to get more of these cards in the future. We know that it's probably industry custom to send out cards, but to be honest this card and few other cards from married friends are the only holiday greetings we get in the mail every year.

This makes this card all the more fucking special, bitch-ass motherfuckers. Merry Christmas to all, and may all your stockings come filled with Faygo and other cool shit.

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