Before Christmas Comes Festivus (for the Rest of Us)

Christmas is around the corner, but for the rest of us, there is Festivus. In 1997, "Seinfeld" introduced the alternative holiday, celebrated today, and sparked a counterculture phenomenon. Events in cities such as New York, Washington, D.C., and Denver fete the festival, bringing together both "Seinfeld" fans and revelers of the ridiculous. How did Festivus come to be? It's best to let its fictional creator, Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller), explain: "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a...Full Story
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