I want to wish everyone a Happy Festivus. In case you don’t remember the history of Festivus from the show "Seinfeld," Frank Costanza went to buy a doll for his son one Christmas. He went to reach for the last one at the same time as another man and as Frank rained blows upon him, he thought there could be another way. The doll was destroyed, but out of that, a new holiday was born. He named it Festivus.

Festivus takes place during the last few weeks in December, families and friends gather at the dinner table and have "The Airing of Grievances". Durning this time, family and friends share all the ways they have disappointed each other during the past year.

After the Airing of Grievances, the "Feats of Strength" takes place. This is where the head of the household tests his/her strength with another friend or family member. Festivus is not over until the head of the household is pinned.

Finally, the house is decorated with the Festivus Pole, not a tree. It is a metal pole with no decorations. Frank Costanza believed that tinsel is very distracting. The pole is tall and silver.

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