The 37 Best Parodies of Rockwell’s Freedom From Want (aka Thanksgiving Dinner).

I know, I know, every blogger, Pinterest pinner and Reddit member has posted their own selection of spoofs of Norman Rockwell’s 1942 famous oil painting titled Freedom From Want, commonly referred to as Thanksgiving Dinner. Here are the ones you’ve likely seen (The Simpsons and Superheroes) as well as some of the more interesting and unusual ones you may not have. (more…)

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The 35 Best Balloon Pics From The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Miss the parade this morning? Don’t fret, I’ve compiled (and cropped, colored or altered) the Best Pics From Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 35 photos for a good look at most of the balloons from this morning’s 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York for your enjoyment. And here they are. (more…)

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A 9′ Tall Tower of 50,000 Wishbones and 20 Other Examples of Wishbone Art For Thanksgiving.

Last year I treated my readers to a selection of Wishbone inspired art on Turkey Day. This year I have a new round-up of contemporary art, furniture and other Wishbone items I’d like to share with you in honor of Thanksgiving. (more…)

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In Honor Of Turkey Day, 18 Works of Art Inspired By The Wishbone.

The most common belief is that the tradition of breaking the wishbone at Thanksgiving began with the ancient Etruscans and Romans who dried chicken wishbones and touched them as they made a wish. Lacking enough bones to go around the Romans fought over them – breaking them in the process. The Romans were said to have later introduced the practice into Great Britain. (more…)

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Murakami Over Manhattan. Pop Art Kaikai & Kiki Thanksgiving Day Parade Floats.

Japanese pop and anime artist Takashi Murakami added some modern art to the world’s most popular Thanksgiving Day Parade. Studio mascots, Kaikai and Kiki came to life as 30-40 foot tall “balloonicles” in this year’s 2010 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade joining Snoopy, Sponge Bob, Buzz, Kermit, Spidey and other perennial favorites. (more…)

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