Festivus

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…

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….

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…

Happy Festivus Eve

Happy Festivus Eve

Happy Festivus Eve! Today, we have a roundup of pre-Festivus activity: A Festivus pole on a cherry wood base, a solemn wish from Darwin Australia, Festivus cheer from Eugene and Indonesia, a grievance against Apple, a message from Festivus fan Steve Joiner and an Elf squatting on the Beefaroni. Only one day to Festivus! Via…

The Kristof Family Festivus, Zapresic, Croatia

The Kristof Family Festivus, Zapresic, Croatia

For the past four years, Festivus has been an annual event for Tomislav Krištof and his wife Valeria from Zapresic, Croatia. However, this year is even more special as it is the first Festivus for his 3-month old son, Ignac. Tomislav is a huge Seinfeld fan, and often watches Seinfeld reruns on Croatian television. Clearly,…

A Rollicking Good Festivus in Eugene, Oregon

A Rollicking Good Festivus in Eugene, Oregon

The 2015 Festivus event even came with its own promo video. For Eugene, Oregon resident Dan Koss, Festivus represents a rollicking good time surrounded by amazing friends. For the past five years he and a group of like-minded individuals have gotten together for a traditional Festivus party. “Most of the same people, same pole, same…