Hello again! This week on The History of Fun, we’re going to take a look at the tradition that comes around every turkey day: The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! Join us and try not to get sleepy!
Special thanks to everyone who participated in our segment, Reader Only Memories, wherein we share listener stories about the topic at hand. Here is the full thread of responses:
hello! are you a fan of the MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE? do you freak out when you see the pikachu balloon every year? do you get mad about how bad the lip syncing is for the “live” performances? tell me and you may be on an ep of @TheHistoryOfFun Season 2!— allegra frank (@LegsFrank) October 17, 2018
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