Celebrate Festivus: Air Your Grievances

Today is Festivus for the rest of us!

Today is Festivus - a day to gather with loved ones around a barren pole, air the year’s grievances, eat a big meal, and demonstrate feats of strength by pinning the head of your household to the ground (an average day at my house).

Made famous by the show Seinfeld, festivusweb.com has everything you need to know about this strangest of holidays.

In the meantime, celebrate with Patch - tell us what aggrieved you the most in 2012.

met00 December 24, 2012 at 01:57 AM
- grievances - Politically (local OC): Los Alamitos Council Member Warren Kusumoto being accused of criminal behavior, but never getting his day in court to clear his name. Politically (national): Year six and not one person involved in the financial meltdown and largest financial fraud in the history of the US has spent one second in jail. Film: Everything. Once upon a time movies had actual plots and actors actually had to act. News: Some people actually referred to Shelly Henderson's PR effort as "news". Technology: As soon as I bought it, the following week is was already outdated! Technology: That browser and OS makers can make their products follow standards [this is ongoing from 1994!] Relationships: That my first kids is going to college in one year and I want her to stop growing up! Relationships: That my first kid is turning into an independent, strong and wonderful woman and won't need me any more. Money & Time: There is never enough of either! Friends: Stop passing away, you are all too damn young and I hate wearing a suit (and shoes)! Now off to wrestle the wyfe (the kids think they run the household, but I am wise enough to know the truth).
Shripathi Kamath December 24, 2012 at 02:38 AM
Patch morphing into The PuffHo. If we see "sections" getting replaced by "verticals" we will need a Festivus miracle. Also tinsel. I find it very distracting. Paige, when you, Adam and Pete finally pin Martin down, remember, he fights dirty. That pole with its low weight to tensile strength could be useful.
Panglonymous December 24, 2012 at 05:32 AM
Us. http://belmontshore.patch.com/articles/festivus-air-your-grievances#photo-12680731
Lil-Marty December 24, 2012 at 10:03 PM
Little Shrimp jacking my Rascal! You know how hard it is to ride a scooter after you've been boozing? It really chaps my ass! Lil Marty Leisure World
Panglonymous December 24, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Everything? Daniel Day Lewis? :-)
Panglonymous December 24, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Tinsel. Heh. Dan's 'flourishing' shirt. Double-heh. :-)
Panglonymous December 24, 2012 at 10:15 PM
Jack my rascal. Now there's a phrase. :-)
Arttttie short December 24, 2012 at 10:18 PM
the game of basketball!!!!!!...dammmit the basket is soo tall... i once got the ball to graise the bottom of the net!!! phoooey!!!!
Shripathi Kamath December 24, 2012 at 10:35 PM
Someday, when we have the Modjeska Playhouse in Mission Viejo, I can imagine Dan playing Frank Costanza. Or Frank Costanza playing Dan Avery. Either way. I'll pay to see it.


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