Today Is Festivus For The Rest Of Us
Break out with your aluminum pole, because today we celebrate Festivus!
Good old Frank Costanza from Seinfeld may have been on to something when he made up the Festivus holiday.
The fictitious holiday was actually created by Dan O’keefe, a scriptwriter on Seinfeld. The episode that aired back in 1997 has popularized Festivus as a holiday that is celebrated on December 23.
Festivus celebrations include an unadorned Festivus pole, a dinner, as well as the practice of airing of grievances, feats of strength and let’s not forget the Festivus miracles.
In the Seinfeld episode, Festivus was created as an answer to a commercialized holiday.