Happy Festivus!


Get out your aluminum pole!

Make your list of grievances!

Prepare for the feats of strength!

Today is a Festivus for the rest of us!

22 years ago, the world, or at least the part of the world that was watching Seinfeld at the time, learned about Festivus, the joyous holiday created by Frank Constanza.  What many people did not realize at the time was that Festivus was a real holiday, albeit one celebrated by only one family.  The writer of the episode and the man usually credited with creating Festivus, Dan O’Keefe, first celebrated Festivus in 1966.  It was a holiday created by his father, the journalist Daniel O’Keefe and it was initially meant to celebrate the elder O’Keefe’s first date with his future wife, Deborah.

Of course, in the world of Seinfeld, it was created to celebrate Frank Costanza beating up another Christmas shopper.

Regardless of why you’re celebrating today, a Happy Festivus to all!

One response to “Happy Festivus!

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