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The Festivus Infographic

Technically Festivus was yesterday, but in case you couldn’t get the day off work and will be celebrating today, the link has more information on America’s favorite television-inspired Christmas alternative. Link Via Geekosystem

10 Fictional Holidays You Can Actually Celebrate

If you’ve had it with the holidays and you’re looking for a new way to celebrate, then this list of fictional holidays, invented by TV shows, might show you a new way to celebrate. From lesser known Yak Shaving Day, to the wildly popular celebration known as Festivus, these holidays are a far cry from [...]

7 Fictional Holidays for Pop Culture Enthusiasts

If you’re a pop culture fan, then why not celebrate some of these alternative winter holidays next year? 1. Life Day There’s no doubt about the impact Star Wars has had on pop culture, but the weirdness that was the CBS Star Wars Holiday Special can’t really claim any credit for that. It is appallingly bad and [...]

The Late Movies: How to Celebrate Festivus

While the origins of Festivus are a little murky — Seinfeld? The father of a Seinfeld writer? The ancient Romans? — one thing is certain: The celebration of this secular holiday persists throughout the world. Here, Allen Salkin, author of Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us clears up some Festivus myths and shares [...]

On the Blessed Origins of Festivus

While Seinfeld might have popularized Festivus (A Holiday for the Rest of Us!), the Costanza clan’s strange celebration of choice actually existed long before the show. The holiday, which features a stark aluminum pole instead of a Christmas tree, “The Airing of Grievances” where complaints are voiced about friends that have wronged you, and “The [...]

The Quick 10: Happy Festivus!

Yes, friends, it’s that time of year again –- the time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share feats of strength, airing our grievances and putting up the seasonal aluminum pole. Indeed, it’s Festivus. What started as a joke on Seinfeld has become a bona fide holiday. Here are a [...]

people.comThe Quick 10: Happy Festivus!

Yes, friends, it’s that time of year again – the time of year when we gather together with friends and family to share feats of strength, airing our grievances and putting up the seasonal aluminum pole. Indeed, it’s Festivus. What started as a joke on Seinfeld has become a bona fide holiday. Here are a [...]

Donations Made To Imaginary Charities

Seinfeld fans are sure to remember the Festivus episode starts with George giving cards to his co-workers that claims he made a donation on behalf to an imaginary charity. In a perfect example of life imitating art, Care4Less is now offering you the opportunity to make donations in the names of your loved ones to [...]

The Festivus Quiz

Jerry Seinfeld introduced us to Festivus, “a holiday for the rest of us,” in 1997. How much do you remember about the Seinfeld episode that started what became a well-known December holiday? That’s the challenge in today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. I scored a miserable three out of ten. You will do better! Link