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You may find the following incredible yet reading is believing: there are references to The Feste Award in past and present literature. Drum roll, please.

“The Feste: A public award sought for by the anonymous as to achieve the recognition of their equally anonymous peers.”
Ambrose Bierce.

“Mama! Papa! Feste!”
A very young Winston Spencer Churchill.

“Steve has it all: first around the world in a balloon then first around the world single-handed nonstop. All the poor guy has left is The Feste.”
Burt Rutan.

“Actually it was called The Thinker but recently it's been named 'Awaiting the Feste Award winner'.”

“I would ask the person who seeks approval through the Feste Award to ask why this approval is necessary when the good work done in striving for it is reward enough.”
Woodrow Wilson.

“Yonder is de castle of me fadder. Innit we have a Feste.”
Tony Curtis.

'I'd attend the ceremonies for the Feste but it's in cyberspace which is to say no booze and no sex. Very Presbyterian. I will be under the host at another party.”
Dorothy Parker.

“Although his wound ached he still strove to reach the pinnacle the Feste represented but, unfortunately, was eaten by a fish.”
Ernest Hemingway.

“An award named after me? You love me! You love me! You love me!”

“I think the Feste Award statuette is, frankly, an abomination. A Canadian couple making love in a canoe while about to go over a waterfall? The title 'Everything's okay so far' is trite. I would have preferred a painting showing the essence of the Feste in a series of alternate squares each representing the angst and wonder of the subject.”

“Do I know The Feste Award? No but hum a few bars and I'll fake it.”
Pablo Cassals

“Okay, if it's that important, name the first winner of it.”
Damon Runyon

“The Feste Award? If MichaelR doesn't get it then I have a role for him in 'All My Children'. He can play the part of a white-haired geezer who we throw buns at. Watch the show for the first food fight caused by the Feste. Check you local listings for time and channel.”
Susan Lucci

Well, there you have it. The Feste past and present. Have you found any references as the above? In this, Google doesn't work.


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