,once the uncelebrated cousin of Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day,now increasingly has its own claim to fame: It's a Festivus for the rest of us!The mythical holiday, born in a 1997 episode of
, features an aluminum pole, "feats of strength," and (as Jerry Stiller'scharacter Frank Costanza dubbed it), "the airing of grievances!" More and more,
on Dec. 23
are marked with Festivus references. TheDetroit Red Wings,
, are "airing their grievances" in honor of George Costanza's familytradition. And a California inmate
tried to get better prison food by saying his faith in Festivus required koshermeals. Does this mean in a decade we'll also be celebrating 30 Rock's made-upholiday, "
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