Festivus, a well-celebrated parody, has become a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 that serves as an alternative to participating in the pressures and commercialism of the Christmas season. Originally a family tradition of scriptwriter Dan O'Keefe, who worked on the American sitcom Seinfeld, the holiday entered popular culture after it was made the focus of a 1997 episode of the program. The holiday's celebration, as it was shown on Seinfeld, includes a Festivus dinner, an unadorned aluminum Festivus pole, practices such as the "Airing of Grievances" and "Feats of Strength," and the labeling of easily explainable events as "Festivus miracles.
Posts about Festivus
  • Festivus 2015

    … What’s Festivus? It’s nothing! That’s right. It’s that time again, Festivus 2015. We hope that you all took time out of your day to gather around your aluminum pole (no tinsel, though — it’s distracting) and have dinner with your family and friends, letting them know how they have disappointed you over the last year. If you didn’t celebrate…

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  • Turn up the Cheer with Hootsuite’s Cute Holiday Owl

    … the better with this cute holiday accompaniment. 5. Having a blue, (blue, blue, blue) Christmas Last year, you gave away your heart. This year, to save you from tears, we’re giving you something special. 6. Buying your very own cute owl for everyone you love Watching this video, one can’t help but want their very own owl. Well, friends, this year…

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  • Holiday Video Marketing Tips: It’s Better to Give Than to Receive

    … that will already have some meaning to your audience. Think the Grinch, Scrooge, Rudolph, Twelve Days of Christmas (or is it “Twelve Days of the Holiday Season”?) or even Festivus for the rest of us! If you do decide to try a take-off or parody on one of these ideas, just be mindful of the previous point on choosing your specific holiday references…

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