Festivus Podcast

The Festivus Podcast Episode 5 – An Interview with Dan O’Keefe

The Festivus Podcast Episode 5 - An Interview with Dan O'Keefe

In this podcast we go to Los Angeles, California and speak with television writer and producer Dan O’Keefe, the person who brought Festivus to our television screens by including it in the Seinfeld episode “The Strike”.  Festivus was originally conceived by Dan’s father, Daniel O’Keefe Senior, who was an editor at Reader’s Digest. In his…

The Festivus Podcast Episode 4 – “Feet of Strength” at the Festivus 5K for Autism

The Festivus Podcast Episode 4 - "Feet of Strength" at the Festivus 5K for Autism

We go to Salem, Massachusetts and speak to Cindy Johnson, one of the organizers of the Festivus 5K for Autism, a yearly Festivus-themed holiday race through historic Salem. There is plenty of Festivus fun in this event. The participants are encouraged to wear Seinfeld or holiday themed costumes, there are handmade trophies that resemble Festivus…

The Festivus Podcast – Episode 2 – Airing of Grievances with the Tampa Bay Times

The Festivus Podcast - Episode 2 - Airing of Grievances with the Tampa Bay Times

In this podcast we go to Florida and speak to Christopher Spata, the features editor at the Tampa Bay Times, the only newspaper in the USA to annually publish Festivus grievances. The grievances are gathered through their website and include “Season’s Bleatings” from people all around the world. Venting troubles can soothe troubled souls, and…

The Festivus Podcast – Episode 1 – Little Jerry’s

The Festivus Podcast - Episode 1 - Little Jerry's

In today’s journey we take you to the Pacific Northwest, and speak to the Anthony Valadez the proprietor of “Little Jerry’s,” a Seinfeld-themed diner located in the Fern Hill neighborhood of Tacoma Washington. The restaurant is decorated with every piece of Seinfeld memorabilia you can imagine, and a television is bursting with non-stop Seinfeld episodes….