Friday, November 26, 2004

Macy's parade

FYI -- the CBS coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade absolutely blows. Stick with NBC, no matter how annoying it can get. CBS skipped tons of stuff -- they obviously didn't have the rights to show any performances, but they kept promising that (I guess in exchange) they would show "every float and and every balloon" which they most certainly did not. They even skipped one of the paid floats (Mr. Moneybags, a.k.a. Mr Monopoly), don't know how they got away with that! Anyway, our experiment with DVRing a different broadcast of the parade is over, over, over.


  1. Sarah, if you and Evan get HGTV (House & Garden), they're doing the Rose Parade commercial-free, so you might want to check that out. I'm still waiting for someone to cover the Doo-Dah Parade...

  2. I always thought his name was Uncle Moneypenny.
    My memory grows weirder every day...

  3. actually, I think you may be right. I think someone else is Mr. Moneybags. All I know for sure is that "Mr. Monopoly" is a load of hoo-hah!
    Aha, he is in fact "Rich Uncle Pennybags"! (see:
    You learn something new every day.


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