Thanksgiving

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Birds of a Letter

To celebrate turkey day, let's look at some other, non-eatable fowl—the typographic kind.

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A Visual Feast of Hand Turkeys

Since 2008, Rule29 Creative has been hosting its "By a Show of Hands" holiday hand turkey competition. Here are 15 of our favorite 2014 fowls.

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Image of the Day, 11/27/2013: Parade infographic

The Print Celebrates Design Competition 2013 is the first ever Print competition focused on all things festive! Join the party and submit your 2013 designs today! This impressively detailed and interactive infographic provides a nice overview of the yearly additions and changes to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons. Via Fast Company. For more...

The Grinch That Stole Halloween

That nasty Sandy has done more than make too many lives a living hell. She’s forced the cancellation of this year’s Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, which may have provided some relief to hurricane-ravaged New Yorkers. Here’s a thought: to save money and stress, simply combine the Halloween parade with the Thanksgiving parade. What’s not...

Hail The National Bird

From all of us at The Daily Heller to all of you. Happy Bird Day. As I was a-goin’ On down the road With a tired team And a heavy load I cracked my whip And the leader sprung I says day-day To the wagon tongue Turkey in the straw Turkey in the hay...

The Turkey Trot

Elwood H. Smith is not a turkey, but he loves doing the bird. On this day before T-Day Mr. Smith (who is interviewed in depth below) offered me his version of the Turkey Trot and I gobbled it up. So now let’s kick out the yams. Q: What part of our surrogate national bird...