More People Marking Festivus, the Mythical Seinfeld Holiday on December 23rd (VIDEO)

More People Marking Festivus, the Mythical Seinfeld Holiday on December 23rd (VIDEO)

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More People Marking Festivus, the Mythical Seinfeld Holiday on December 23rd (VIDEO)


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December 23

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,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

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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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