Tag Archives: Macy’s Parade

PETA Vs Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade

PETA will protest Sea World’s participation in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with a naked demonstration outside the flagship store. Demonstrators wearing nothing but black and white body paint to resemble orcas will squeeze into a bathtub outside the midtown Manhattan store on Thursday to mimic orcas held in captivity and to repeat last year’s demand – which was denied ...

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One Million Moms Vs Macy’s

Just in via email: The annual tradition for family entertainment had a not-so-discrete agenda this time around. This year’s parade chose to send a Politically Correct message, but their plan backfired and the statement they really sent to families is that Macy’s cannot be trusted. “Raise You Up” was not suitable for families for many reasons. The inappropriate act starred ...

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Kinky Boots At the Macy’s Parade

Wingnuts yesterday took to Twitter and Macy’s Facebook page to scream with outraaaaaage because the Thanksgiving parade featured a performance by the cast of Kinky Boots.

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New To The Parade

Hello Kitty, Papa Smurf, and something called the Elf On The Shelf are the three new balloons set to appear in tomorrow’s Macy’s Parade. As with many things in New York City, it’s better to watch the parade on TV than it is in person. A few years ago a buddy and I went to the Upper West Side to ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Joan Rivers

Joan followed up that tweet with a message that she was headed to God’s Love We Deliver for her “favorite part of the holiday,” delivering Thanksgiving meals to homebound HIV/AIDS patients. Below is Kylie’s performance in the parade. (Video tipped by JMG reader Fritz)

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This Will Get The Gays To Watch

Kylie Minogue will perform at this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (That sound you hear is half of Hell’s Kitchen rushing to claim a front row spot.) Also performing this year: India Arie, Big Time Rush, Betty Buckley, Ann Hampton Callaway, the casts of Broadway’s American Idiot, Elf, Memphis, Million Dollar Quartet, the Big Apple Circus, the cast and Muppets ...

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Tomorrow: Macy’s Balloons

The Manhattan tradition of viewing the inflating of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day balloons along Central Park West begins tomorrow at 3PM. Via Gothamist: It’s that time again—time for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. And one of the fun traditions to watching the balloons being blown up the night before. This year’s Thanksgiving parade balloon inflation begins tomorrow at 3 p.m. ...

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NBC Turns Down PETA’s Attempt To Ruin Everybody’s Thanksgiving

NBC has turned down PETA’s request to ruin Thanksgiving. Hey, NBC: We’d like to know … if a family-friendly announcement against abusing turkeys (who live in dark, ammonia-filled sheds where workers clip their beaks, break their legs and wings, and crush their heads) doesn’t meet your standards, then what does? When we first submitted our newest commercial to NBC in ...

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Oh, The Humanity

Last night Eddie and I tried to attend the blowing up of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons on the Upper West Side, something we’ve never done. What I’d naively presumed would be a casual stroll down Central Park West amidst bustling parade workers turned out to be a gigantic clusterfuck, as the mild weather (60 and clear) brought out ...

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