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What could possibly threaten the humor of Dadaist Santas? Try torrential rain. Saturday was SantaCon, an international festival of irrational exuberance where people dress in Santa Claus costumes and converge by agreement at various bars around the globe. The event is said to have begun in San Francisco
. But the weather here was more ho-rrible than ho, ho, ho.
Still, revelers seemed keen to make the best of things, a quest
enhanced by bar-hopping. Here's a terrorist Santa and his friend on
Women in Saint MILFolas attire were out in force.
event was all about being seen. This camera-wielding Santa was glad to
help, adding post-modern meta to the event's absurdist Dada.
Despite Saturday's torrential downpour, SantaCon artists struggled to keep the joke of randomly-assembled Santas funny.