We love Seinfeld (Jen so much so, that her license plate refers to a Seinfeld episode) and one of the best bits they ever did was 'The Festivus'.  So every year we celebrate Festivus. We have a brand new Festivus Pole and it's a beauty- about 8 feet tall, shiny and telescoping (for those 'extra-large celebrations)! If you're not in the loop on what Festivus is... check out the video below-


Our Movie Maven Ileana stopped in with her DVD release picks and of course, because we're so close to Christmas, there are a lot of them today

The Hangover Part II (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis)

The Help (Viola Davis, Emma Stone)

Cowboys & Aliens (Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford)

Mr. Popper's Penguins (Jim Carrey)

The Debt (Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Tom Wilkinson)


If you have to go Christmas shopping for an annoying relative . . . or someone you just CAN'T STAND . . . Gawker.com has a list of passive-aggressive Christmas gifts and some are pretty funny. These were our favorites:

#1.)  A Self-Help Book. If you want to be REALLY mean, make it a diet book, and pair it with a work-out video.  The only problem is, it'll probably be obvious that you're just being a jerk.

#2.)  Anything That Removes Hair. A nose-hair trimmer is offensive for a man OR a woman.  And to go with it, Gawker suggests Crest White Strips for their teeth.

#3.)  A Bad Magazine Subscription. "Cat Fancy" is good . . . especially if they DON'T have a cat.  Or if it's a single woman, go with a wedding magazine and a note that says, "I have a feeling this is your year!"