Tag: thanksgiving

When Barney got gloriously wrecked at the 1997 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Do you remember when Barney parade balloon ate it during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in 1997? The internet sure does. Footage of the schadenfraude-inducing incident is making the rounds again, proving that hating on the annoying purple dinosaur is timeless. The day after it happened, The New York Times reported the accident was due […]

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SBA Administrator: Shop Small Business Saturday for Big Economic Benefits

Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon touted Friday the economic benefits to the United States of shoppers partaking in “Small Business Saturday.” After Thanksgiving Thursday and Black Friday comes Small Business Saturday, a day focused on supporting small businesses who compete with big, national, and online stores as Americans head into the Christmas gift-giving season. McMahon […]

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Watch: Black Friday Chaos Goes Global as Frenzied Shoppers Storm Shops Worldwide

Black Friday, routinely one of retail’s busiest shopping days of the year in the United States, has spread to countries around the world. Chaotic scenes of aggressive shoppers battling one another for deeply discounted goods are making the rounds on social media Friday. In Sao Paulo, Brazil,  scuffles broke out as dozens of shoppers raced into a department […]

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People Are Mad at Rita Ora for Lip-Syncing That Song We’ve Definitely All Heard Before

Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images Rita Ora, who is definitely a singer who sings songs, like with a microphone and everything, preformed as a part of Macy’s annual Thanksgiving Day parade. While shown performing her single “Let You Love Me,” a song everyone totally knew existed before she began to perform […]

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Donald Trump Invites the Press for Thanksgiving Dinner at Mar-a-Lago

President Donald Trump extended an invitation to the media on Thursday, welcoming them for Thanksgiving dinner at his club at Mar-a-Lago. The dinner at Mar-a-Lago was off the record, but all of the media outlets paid for the journalists’ dinner, according to a New York Times reporter present for the Thanksgiving evening Both President Trump […]

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‘We still have our lives’: Residents from DC senior housing fire reflect on year

WASHINGTON —  Two months after a major fire damaged a senior housing building in Southeast D.C., some of its residents are still giving thanks today. “No matter what we lost, we still have our lives,” said Roberta Miller, one of the roughly 160 residents of the Arthur Capper Senior building that was destroyed in a […]

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Celtics’ Kyrie Irving Apologizes for Saying ‘F**k Thanksgiving’

Celtics guard Kyrie Irving said he was just “frustrated” and has apologized for flippantly saying “f**k Thanksgiving” at a press conference, after Wednesday’s 117-109 loss to the New York Knicks. The controversy stemmed from a reporter wishing Irving a Happy Thanksgiving as the player was leaving the press conference. In reply, Irving grumbled, “f**k Thanksgiving” over […]

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Listen: Rush Limbaugh Tells the ‘True Story of Thanksgiving’

Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show, conservative talker Rush Limbaugh told what he has labeled the “true story of Thanksgiving” to his listeners, an annual tradition of his that was originally detailed in a passage of his 1992 book “See, I Told You So.” According to Limbaugh, the story had been mischaracterized over the years, […]

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Snowstorm Threatens Black Friday Shopping in Rocky Mountain

A snowstorm threatens to put a damper on Black Friday shopping in several Rocky Mountain states, according to meteorologists. AccuWeather writes: “Those traveling to or from areas such as Boise, Idaho; Great Falls and Billings, Montana; Rapid City, South Dakota; Jackson Hole and Casper, Wyoming; Park City, Utah; and Denver for the holiday will want to […]

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Planned Parenthood Chief Seeks ‘Thank You’ Notes for Abortion ‘Health Care’ Staff

New Planned Parenthood president Dr. Leana Wen sent out a fundraising email to ask for notes of “thanks” to be sent to those who work at the organization’s abortion facilities around the country. In the email made available to Breitbart News, Wen (pictured) said “nearly ten thousand supporters” have joined Planned Parenthood’s campaign “to thank Planned […]

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Pictures: Thanksgiving Salute – College Veterans March 150 Miles to Raise Suicide Awareness

Veterans from the University of Alabama and Auburn University have united to march 150 miles as one to raise awareness for the 22 veterans lost each day to suicide. The more-than 70-hour journey, named for the Iron Bowl Ruck March, began at Auburn’s Jordan Hare Stadium on Wednesday. It will conclude at Bryant Denny Stadium […]

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