Mark Nelson

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…

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…

It’s a pole, It’s a pole, It’s a pole!

It's a pole, It's a pole, It's a pole!

With only 12 days remaining until Festivus, the pics of Festivus poles are piling up on our Facebook page. Here is a small sample of what people have recently shared, some beautiful, some gnarly, all with varying degrees of distraction.   ‎Jolly Ashley‎ reported they are ready to celebrate Festivus in New Zealand. We’d say he’s…

Airing of Grievances – Festivus 2017

Airing of Grievances - Festivus 2017

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. You are NOT REQUIRED to include your real name or email.  It’s up to you if you do or not. All posts are moderated….

Good Food, Drink and Festivus

Hoist a stein at the Barrels & Bottles Festivus.

Zach and Abby George, owners of Barrels & Bottles Brewery in Golden, Colorado, have made Festivus all about food, beer and shenanigans. For the past four years this pub has taken on the role of providing a fun Festivus party for their clientele… and this year is no different. They plan to invite their patrons…

It’s Festivus All Around the World

It's Festivus All Around the World

Happy Festivus! I hope your Festivus is filled with grievances and completely buoyed by the strength-to-weight ratio of your aluminum pole. Here is a small taste of what is happening in the world of Festivus 2016:   Rune Johansen would like to wish everyone a “Happy Festivus” from Norway. He has sent a photo of…

Festivus with a Sizeable Serving of Seinfeld

Festivus with a Sizeable Serving of Seinfeld

If you’ve read “Festivus! The Book” you might recall Michelle, The Seinfeld uber-fan who hosted a Festivus party which was chock-a-block full of Seinfeld references. Today, I can report that Michelle hasn’t given up.  In fact, she has upped her game. Her most recent Festivus gathering had an even greater amount of Seinfeldism. “We had…