Happy Festivus! 

As excerpted from Wikipedia:

Festivus is a secular holiday celebrated on December 23 as a way to celebrate the holiday season without participating in its pressures, religious aspects, and commercialism. It was created by writer Dan O’Keefe and introduced into popular culture by his son Daniel, a screenwriter for the TV show Seinfeld, as part of a comical storyline on the show. The holiday’s celebration, as shown on Seinfeld includes an unadorned aluminum “Festivus pole,” practices such as the “Airing of Grievances” and “Feats of Strength,” and the labeling of easily explainable events as “Festivus miracles.” Celebrants of the holiday sometimes refer to it as “a Festivus for the rest of us,” a saying taken from the O’Keefe family traditions and popularized in the Seinfeld episode to describe Festivus’ non-commercial aspect.

Although the original Festivus took place in February 1966, as a celebration of the elder O’Keefe’s first date with his future wife, Deborah, it is now celebrated on December 23, as depicted on the December 18, 1997 Seinfeld episode, “The Strike.”

The holiday, as portrayed in the Seinfeld episode, includes practices such as the “Airing of Grievances,” which occurs during the Festivus meal and in which each person tells everyone else all the ways they have disappointed him or her over the past year. After the meal the “Feats of Strength” are performed, involving wrestling the head of the household to the floor, with the holiday ending only if the head of the household is actually pinned.

 

Festivus even has its own website. 

So get to the gym and perform feats of strength and air your grievances by telling the guy to stop doing curls in the Squat Rack, re-rack his weights and wipe his sweat off the machine.   Geeeesssssshhhh!

Enjoy!

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