i did manage to snag every seinfeld episode off bt the other day and loved watching frank costanza at the cafe talking about festivus.
“Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had to be another way.” – Frank Costanza
for more information on this fascinating holiday, check out the wiki [wikipedia]