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Festivus: the holiday for the rest of us

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Looking to add a little bitterness to your holiday season? Then FESTIVUS is the book you cannot do without Take Frosty out behind the woodshed and hide your menorahs, kinaras, diyas and whatevahs...the time has come for Festivus The event celebrated by Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller) on Seinfeld, in which a bare aluminum pole replaces all holiday and religious symbols, where participants compete in "feats of strength" and undertake the "airing of grievances," has transcended television to become a worldwide phenomenon. In this side-splitting romp through the Festivus landscape, Allen Salkin meets Miss Festivus, tastes Festivus beer, and ponders the Festivus snail (along with Festy the cat), showing how anyone with a little creativity-and a dash of Costanza-can celebrate a Happy Festivus
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display_description A brand-new and revised edition of the hilarious guide to the national anti-holiday made famous by Seinfeld, complete with never-before-seen material, photos, and illustrations on how to prepare and enjoy your very own Festivus.
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subject_facet Holidays -- Humor
title_display Festivus : the holiday for the rest of us
title_full Festivus : the holiday for the rest of us / Allen Salkin ; foreword by Jerry Stiller ; illustrations by Gabi Payn, Festivus The Holiday for the Rest of Us
title_short Festivus :
title_sub the holiday for the rest of us
topic_facet Holidays, Humor (Nonfiction), Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality