Despite the apparent arrival of peak helium, they were still filling the Macy’s parade balloons with the precious gas Wednesday afternoon next to the Museum of Natural History. There were the usual brand names–Shrek, Mr. Potatohead, Pikachu. I’m pretty sure the snowman isn’t affiliated with any major media corporation, though. Neither is this Jeff Koons bunny:
Kermit is a major media creature, of course. But that doesn’t make his discomfort any less genuine:
Anyway, Happy Thanksgiving!