For those who don’t know, the Festivus holiday is from an episode of Seinfeld titled “The Strike”. The other plot of the episode is Kramer ending a 12 year strike at H&H Bagels where he used to work. H&H Bagels is a NYC institution that actually exists on the upper west side. What better way […]
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It’s that time of year again. Time to put up the Festivus pole, enjoy your Festivus Dinner, participate in the Airing of Grievances and finally participate in the Feats of Strength should you be chosen. The particular episode in question is Season 9 Episode 166 “The Strike”. If you make a donation, I suggest “The […]
As everyone knows, today is Fetivus. So happy Festivus. For those who need some background, they can read my previous post from 2006. Hopefully we can get bug 394616 fixed so Firefox doesn’t mark Festivus as a misspelled word. It’s getting annoying (I know I can add the word, but I periodically clean things up […]
From Urban Dictionary via Fake Steve: Vistaster n. a giant cluster-fuck; a colossal mistake; a turning point, inflection point, or event that, in retrospect, turns out to have led to the doom and demise of a once-powerful company, person or organization. DERIVATIVES: vistastrous. adj. visastrously. adv. “Have you seen Speed Racer? It’s a total vistaster.” […]
Happy Festivus! Just in case anyone was wondering, I made the Festivus Pole in this post using Inkscape, which did a pretty good job at making it easy enough for even me to do silly little work, and I’m far from an artist. It even lets me output svg, though I uploaded a png since […]
Once again Happy Festivus. This year, there is quite a bit of media coverage this yet. Yea! Unfortunately no stores seem to have any commercials that mention it. Perhaps it’s time that change?