Christmas becomes a living nightmare in this hilarious video

A lot of Christmas traditions are quite bizarre when you think about it. Why do we drag trees into our homes? Where does pulling crackers come from? Is there a reason candy canes are associated with the festive period? Only Google knows.

One of the stranger images associated with Christmas are the lyrics to the Twelve Days of Christmas. Through the course of the endless verses, the song details a ludicrous array of gifts bestowed to the hapless singer. Even in theory the idea of getting dozens of geese and golden rings sounds ridiculous, but this animation produced by Anomaly imagines how surreal it would be in reality.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.