With Labor Day weekend set to begin in, oh, let’s say two hours, I thought it would be fun to craft the perfect holiday. Each commenter will “draft” their own brand new federally recognized holiday. The holiday can honor anything, from your own birth, to a general appreciation of grills. In fact, I’m going to go ahead and declare August 5th, Grill Day (August 5th is also International Beer Day, how fortuitous). There’s grilling, beer, women dressed like vintage pin-up models, and for some reason, a giant pinata shaped like a Weber grill filled with thick-cut cured bacon. And even if you don’t like that stuff it’s still a day off in August, something our calendar sorely lacks.
Note: For this draft you’re allowed a maximum of two selections, not to be made within 20 picks of each other.