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Think the first Thanksgiving was celebrated by pilgrims and Native Americans? Think again. Despite what Wednesday Addams and company would have you believe, the real roots of the holiday are a lot more political. While pilgrims did celebrate feasts of thanksgiving — at more or less whatever time they felt particularly ... read
“I was a balloon pilot in the parade. We ruled the skies.” A poster on Metafilter's forum has a completely insane account of what it’s like to be a balloon jockey in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The author, who named his or her account "March of the Balloon Animals," claims to have been a balloon... read