Tag Archives: Sesame Street

Sesame Street Celebrates 50 Years Of Diversity

Axios reports: “Sesame Street” officially turns 50 this weekend. That’s 50 years of Bert and Ernie, 50 years of Oscar and Big Bird, and 50 years of expanding minds, stretching boundaries, and occasionally stirring up controversy. Why it matters: As was the original intent, “Sesame Street” has played a huge role in teaching generations of kids not only how to …

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Lego Foundation And Sesame Street Announce Joint $100M Project To Aid Refugee Children With Trauma

The New York Times reports: Can play help refugee children heal from trauma? That’s the belief behind a new partnership formed by the Lego Foundation, Sesame Workshop and organizations working with Syrian and Rohingya refugees. In its first major humanitarian project, announced on Wednesday, the foundation will provide $100 million over five years to the makers of “Sesame Street” to …

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Sesame Street Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

Yesterday the Sesame Street team tweeted out the above image to their nearly two million followers, many of whom responded with utter joy. As you may know, last month Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney cited Big Bird in defense of his proposal to cut the entire budget for the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. And of course, he had it all …

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TRAILER: Sesame Street On HBO

IGN reports: The 46th season of Sesame Street debuts on its notable new home, HBO, on January 16, and in anticipation, the channel has released a new trailer and show poster. Lots of celebrities join Big Bird, Elmo, and Cookie Monster in the new trailer—celebrities like Jon Hamm, Tina Fey, Pharrell, and Gwen Stefani. There’s even a Star Wars shoutout …

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Sesame Street Does Game Of Thrones

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Sesame Street Spoofs House Of Cards

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Sesame Street Spoofs Birdman

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Gandalf & The Cookie Monster

(Tipped by JMG reader Alan)

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NASA: We’re Visiting The Yip Yips

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Sesame Street – Star S’Mores

“A long time ago in a cookies and milky way galaxy far, far away…Princess Parfaita was taken prisoner by the evil Galactic Empire and had to be saved by a group of unlikely heroes including the young Luke Piewalker, Flan Solo, and Chewie the Cookie.” And Only-One Cannoli! I like how the princess starts with a British accent that later …

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Janelle Monae Visits Sesame Street

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Sesame Street: Kim Catrall Is Fabulous

The first comment at YouTube: “Why is the ‘whore’ from sex and the city on sesame Street? Is this what we want our young women to aspire too?”

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Sesame Street: The Hungry Games

“May the cookies be ever in your flavor.”

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Cookie Monster – Me Want It

Sesame Street takes on this year’s most inescapable track. (Tipped by JMG reader Bill)

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AFA Loses Shit Over Bert & Ernie

The American Family Association has posted a frothing column from Bryan Fischer about today’s New Yorker cover featuring Bert and Ernie.  Unsurprisingly, Fischer cites the debunked Regnerus study extensively. The tony, elitist New Yorker magazine, read by those who fancy themselves our moral and intellectual superiors, is in effect promoting child endangerment on the cover of its latest issue, and …

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New Muppet Has Imprisoned Dad

Sesame Street has introduced a new Muppet whose father is in prison. From today’s New York Daily News: The popular children’s television series hasn’t shied away from tough topics in the past, and has introduced a new muppet named Alex as a way to talk about the stigma of having a parent in jail. “I just miss him so much,” …

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First Lady Teams Up With Romney Foe

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Upside Downton Abbey

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Kevin Clash Resigns From Sesame Street

The New York Times has the statement from Sesame Street: Sesame Workshop’s mission is to harness the educational power of media to help all children the world over reach their highest potential. Kevin Clash has helped us achieve that mission for 28 years, and none of us, especially Kevin, want anything to divert our attention from our focus on serving …

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Smoking Gun Finds Elmo’s Accuser

The Smoking Gun has revealed the identity of the young man who accused Sesame Street actor Kevin Clash. The mystery man who accused Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash of engaging in an underage sexual relationship–only to recant the allegation a day later–is a struggling 24-year-old model/actor who was once arrested for the knifepoint robbery of $250,000 in jewelry from a music …

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