In advance of the upcoming broadcast premiere of Abby in Wonderland on NPT and PBS KIDS stations nationwide, Sesame Street: Abby in Wonderland will be on the big screen in almost 90 movie theatres around the country thoughout September. This special family-friendly Kidtoons weekend matinee series for kids and families allow the parents of children […]
Sesame Street‘s 39th Season kicks off on Monday, August 11 with new segments, musical performances, parodies and cast members. Broadcast in HD, this season will feature new street scenes that will bolster a child’s math vocabulary. In one notable segment, Will Arnett plays Max the Magician, whose tricks may not be magic, but math! Indeed. […]
Cookie Monster stopped in to the Colbert Report last night to defend his eating of fruit (as evidenced by the above photo of him with Matt Lauer). Watch the hilarious segment here.
Every now and then I like to hunt around YouTube for fun Sesame Street clips to post, like my favorite “Bert’s Blanket,” or that fantastic Steve Wonder performance of “Superstition.” The quality is often spotty, and the clips, sometimes pulled from VHS tapes I imagine, are grainy. Now comes news from essential daily read MuppetCentral.com […]
It’s Friday! That means it’s time for a classic Sesame Street music clip. How about the story of Bert’s Blanket? The way the song starts, and how Bert has just laid his head down, reminds me of the opening scene in Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets with Harvey Keitel and the Ronettes “Be My Baby.” [youtube="http://youtube.com/watch?v=40v0i2tJ2tA"]
It’s been a long steamy week. How about a classic Stevie Wonder performance from Sesame Street to take us into the weekend. This might be the best six minutes and forty-seven seconds you spend in front of a computer all day today. [youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=_ul7X5js1vE]