Mark Nelson

One Hundred Festivus Grievances

One Hundred Festivus Grievances

We present to you, one-hundred Festivus grievances, great and small, published on our website during Festivus 2018. We hope you enjoy this list, and find some gripes you didn’t realize you had. The numbering is not a ranking. We need to go back to the old soda bottle caps ! My is how a hacker/scam…

A Festivus for All of Us!

A Festivus for All of Us!

It’s Festivus Day 2018 and we wanted to take a moment to document some of the activity we are seeing online. Festivus is all around us! Just sit back and scroll through our post. Jerry Seinfeld Wishes Everyone a Happy Festivus On Festivus day, Jerry posted this on his Facebook page: I love this Festivus…

Festivus Miracles are All Around Us

Festivus Miracles are All Around Us

Festivus Miracles continue to appear in people’s lives every year around Festivus-time. Usually the appearances are just as lame and as forced as Kramer’s miracles, however, when people use the phrase “It’s a Festivus Miracle” just about anything may seem special. So, we tend to use it often! Down-under drinking a down-easter beer Tony Sinclair…

Twas the Night Before Festivus

Twas the Night Before Festivus

Festivus is one day away and the excitement is building. People are gauging the strength-to-weight ratio of their aluminum pole, going to their neighbor’s place and borrowing the ingredients for meatloaf (don’t forget the bed of lettuce), checking their list of grievances one last time, and preparing the living room for a robust feats-of-strength competition. …

Get that pole from the crawlspace. Festivus is nigh!

Get that pole from the crawlspace. Festivus is nigh!

It’s only five days to Festivus! Let’s see how some of our Facebook visitors are preparing for their favorite holiday. First, get some Festivus tuneage playing… Dave DeSloover gets pumped for Festivus by listening to The Festivus Song by The Express Local on SoundCloud. Take a listen for some Festivus cheer!   Get that pole from the…

Poles, Poles, Poles

Poles, Poles, Poles

Every year we like to take a look at social media to see how the world is preparing for Festivus. This year, Instagram didn’t disappoint, as we found plenty of evidence people were decking the halls with aluminum poles.  Happy Festivus! Deanna has coupled her high strength-to-weight ratio pole with a portrait of Kramer.  It’s…

A Festivus Blessing

A Festivus Blessing

Recently, FestivusWeb was contacted by a person who suggested there should be a Festivus blessing. Of course, Festivus is a non-secular celebration, but couldn’t there be a few Festivus-related words said to mark the beginning of the Festivus dinner? Here it is! I hope you don’t laugh too hard: Dear Father, Frank Costanza, father of…

Airing of Grievances – Festivus 2018

Airing of Grievances - Festivus 2018

Air Your Grievances!  It’s Festivus time and this is the place to let it fly. Sorry. Grievances are now closed. To Air a Grievance, simply fill out the “LEAVE A REPLY” form below. Name and email are OPTIONAL.  Leave them blank if you wish, or include a fake name such as “NO ELAINE.” All posts…

It’s the 20th Anniversary of Festivus All Around the World!

It's the 20th Anniversary of Festivus All Around the World!

It’s the 20th anniversary of the airing of the Seinfeld episode “The Strike” and Festivus has invaded popular culture in a way nobody could have predicted. Today, instead of the our favorite fictional Seinfeld characters expounding the virtues of Festivus, we have real people, worldwide, doing the same!   Clark Linderman reports the airing of…