Our annual day of helium excess is upon us. We speak, of course, of Thanksgiving and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. These giant floppy balloons, as tall as buildings and filled with 12,000 cubic feet of helium, are not graceful creatures. The average balloon requires 90 handlers just to get it down the street.
If you're finding the 85th procession of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to be a little over-the-top, take a moment and enjoy a few minutes of the spectacle from a simpler time when everyone carried 8mm cameras instead of smartphones.
The poor Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends float was just minding its own business when that cocky (though rugged, handsome) superstar Rick Astley showed up and spoiled all the fun. Man, what's with that guy?? Happy Thanksgiving from the internet meme incarnate.