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

    … at the tree anyways; this guy is just so darn cute. 3. Playing Cards Against Humanity Now you know that the answer to “I got 99 problems but _________ ain’t one” is “Cute Holiday Owl”. 4. Festivus Or whatever seasonal holiday you choose to celebrate. If you don’t already have an adorable owl and crackling fire, then your celebration will be all…

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

    … ‘Twas the week before the holidays, and the marketers had concerns. Would their new video be a hit, or was it going to crash and burn? Had they picked the right message, was it too much of a hard sell? What’s the right time to send it? Oh how could they tell? It’s that time of year where Santa is booking his time in the malls, and our inboxes…

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