Tag Archives: Macy’s Parade

Macy’s Parade Features Its First Same-Sex Kiss [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: The cast of Broadway’s The Prom musical gave the LGBTQ community something to be thankful for on Thanksgiving Day. Actors, including leads Caitlin Kinnunen and Isabelle McCalla, burst out of the theater and into the streets for Macy’s big holiday parade Thursday. Closing out their performance of the big number, Kinnunen and McCalla shared a kiss on …

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LIVE VIDEO: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

ABC New York reports: The 92nd edition of the iconic holiday event ushers in the season with its signature giant character balloons, floats, marching bands from around the country, whimsical performance groups, music’s biggest stars and the one-and-only Santa Claus. Since November of 1924, the Macy’s Parade has become synonymous with the start of the holiday season. For the 92nd …

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Arctic Blast Forecast Imperils Macy’s Parade Balloons

The Weather Channel reports: Another blast of cold air is expected to bring one of the coldest Thanksgivings on record for some Northeast cities. A strong area of high pressure from the Arctic Circle will descend southward across Canada and into the Northeast, sending temperatures plummeting toward levels you might expect on New Year’s Day, not Thanksgiving Day. New York …

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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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