Now listen dear children, and you will hear,
A story fantastic, a story so queer,
It's all about Santa, and his helpers three,
there's Hardrock, and Coco, and Joe.
Ooh dee-o laadee I laa-dee I-a,
Donner and Blitzen, away, away
Ooh dee-o laadee I laa-dee I-oh,
It's Hardrock, and Coco, and Joe.
- Frosty the Snowman (original)
Chicago Kids TV
posted by JHarris
on Dec 24, 2013 -
) is a project which has assembled 516 manifestations
of the Bogeyman in Latin America. The list includes the well-known Coco or Cucuy, a dark figure who makes an appearance in the art world as the subject
of one of Goya's Caprichos
. Any Hispanic child can tell you about La Llorona
, a grieving woman who walks in the night (familiar enough to be used in a controversial got milk? ad
). In South America they can tell you about the Sack-Man
, on of the original bogeymen, who walks in the darkness, looking for children to throw into his sack.
posted by vacapinta
on Oct 31, 2003 -