Shaenon: This month’s illustration is inspired by “The Nutcracker,” and nutcrackers in general, and their freaky little faces.

As always, if you make a donation in any amount to the Skin Horse Tip Jar, or contribute any amount to our Patreon, we’ll give you a link to this wallpaper, designed for two computer desktop sizes and cell phones. Patreon contributors will continue to receive new wallpaper for the length of their contribution.

You’ll also get this bonus winter wallpaper from the archives:

Channing: Somehow knowing that all these little nutcrackers are individually named from a grab bag selection of soul food entrees, dead presidents and astronomical terms makes the whole situation all the worse. Still, adorable wallpaper.