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December 23 in freethought history…

December 23, 1998 - The first “modern” Festivus is observed, according to the Seinfeld episode “The Strike.” Although the show (which actually aired on December 18) provides a fictitious origin from the character George Costanza’s childhood, the true origins can be found … Continue reading

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December 18 in freethought history…

December 18, 1997 – The Seinfeld TV show airs the episode “The Strike,” which introduces the world to Festivus, a cheaper, nonreligious, idiosyncratic alternative to mainstream celebrations like Christmas and Hanukkah. Festivus, which has become a pop cultural phenomenon, is actually … Continue reading

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Festivus for the rest of us!

It’s December 23rd, and that means…Festivus! And now…for the Airing of Grievances!!!

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