The saga of the Pabst Plue Ribbon Festivus Pole has a happy ending. This famous pole, which was built by activist Chaz Stevens and which was erected in the rotunda of the Florida Capitol as a counterpoint to nativity scenes on public property, has sold on eBay for $455.
This holiday season, the Florida State Capitol Rotunda has served as a coliseum for the First Amendment. Atheists, Christians, and Satanists all did battle, using Festivus Poles as swords and tiny inanimate Baby Jesus figurines as shields. Each group set up displays in the capitol to make various p ... More >>
Everyone knows that early January is the time to get the best prices on holiday decorations for the coming year. The economic principles that apply to fake Christmas trees also apply to Festivus poles. So you may want to check eBay, where the Festivus pole made by activist Chaz Stevens -- the p ... More >>
As shown in the following video, the City of Deerfield Beach has put up a manger scene, along with a few other holiday props, on public property at the city's fire station. Chaz Stevens, an activist and self-described "militant atheist," says he warned the city that he would sue if it put up any r ... More >>
The Satanic Temple of Florida is inexplicably getting the shaft from the state's Department of Management Services, keeping the group from putting up their holiday display at the Florida Capitol Rotunda. The DMS claims to be open to any group or person that sends in their application and follows th ... More >>
Last week, we broke the big holiday news about Chaz Stevens putting up a Festivus pole next to a Nativity scene in the Florida Capitol. The event has swept the Internet and gotten ahold of the 24-hour news cycle. But something isn't really a big deal until Stephen Colbert gives his take on it. And ... More >>
Two weeks until Christmas, you know what that means. Beer gifts for beer lovers and heavy consumption of Christmas ale. But beware of what you buy, especially with beer because it could be illegal (if it's Heady Topper). And besides the craft boom, beer in Florida has taken an interesting twist th ... More >>