Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us
It passed unremarked here that yesterday was the annual celebration of Festivus, characterized by the airing of grievances and feats of strength. Though I didn’t mention it, I did celebrate with a hearty airing of grievances – in this regard I celebrate Festivus year-round – and by wrestling boxes in the warehouse. And of course, the War on Christmas fits in nicely with Festivus celebrations, if Christmas is one of your grievances. Here’s the classic tale of Festivus:
Aluminum poles aren’t the only type featured in Festivus celebrations:
Courtesy of D-KW, you can view a whole gallery of snow penii here.
Also. Too. According to one of Britain’s less-reliable papers, a 17-foot tall snow penis in Poland was blamed for a 30% increase in traffic accidents. Apparently the Poles are shocked by large poles.