Who Started Festivus?

What is the origin of Festivus?

While the Latin word festivus means “excellent, jovial, lively”, and derives from festus, meaning “joyous; holiday, feast day”, Festivus in this sense was coined by the elder O’Keefe.

According to him, the name “just popped into my head”..

Who spoke of a Festivus for the Rest of Us?

SeinfeldVANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – If you’re tired of tinsel and holiday cheer, today is your day. It’s Festivus, the non-commercial holiday that “Seinfeld” fans have celebrated every December 23rd since it appeared in an episode in 1997.

Do people really celebrate Festivus?

Since then, many people have been inspired by this zany, offbeat Seinfeld holiday and now celebrate Festivus as any other holiday. According to the Seinfeld model, Festivus is celebrated on December 23rd. However many people celebrate it other times in December and even at other times throughout the year.

Why did George get fired from Yankees?

He is fired from his job at Pendant Publishing for having sex with the cleaning woman on his desk in “The Red Dot” (he professes he has always been attracted to cleaning women). George works briefly for his father selling computers, although he is always outshone by co-worker Lloyd Braun.

How does Festivus end?

Festivus doesn’t officially end until a guest has pinned the head of the household in a wrestling match called Feats of Strength. The special guest can be selected by the head of the household or nominated by another guest.