Mister Rogers Lives On In Our Hearts

Kids these days: They don't know who Mister Rogers is now that he's off the air (and, er, dead), says the Times, making us very worried for future generations. At least he's still big in Pittsburgh. [NYT, Image via FredRogersBlog] » 3/17/10 4:20pm 3/17/10 4:20pm

Should You Think Twice About Being Mr. Rogers' Neighbor?

So what if Mr. Rogers hides behind furniture, sings about marrying his mom, and declares "I'm a man who likes to talk and sing with children," in this montage? He's probably still a better neighbor than DJ Lance. [N.Y. Magazine]
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Counterfeit Condom Factory Found In China • Jaycee Dugard's Family…

• Chinese officials are cracking down on an illegal condom factory in the Hunan province, which produces "counterfeit" condoms that offer little to no protection. To make matters worse, the condoms were packaged by shirtless men without any sterilization. • » 11/11/09 5:20pm 11/11/09 5:20pm

"Deep And Simple."

In Mister Rogers & Me, Benjamin Wagner chronicles his experiences with everyone's favorite neighbor. Now, he's looking for funding to complete the independent documentary. Here's the lovely trailer. [USA Today] » 9/03/09 5:20pm 9/03/09 5:20pm

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

For those of us raised on the Neighborhood of Make Believe, PBS's recent decision » 8/05/08 5:30pm 8/05/08 5:30pm to cut from its weekday syndication after 40 years (airing it a mere once a week!) is heart-breaking. Brian Linder has taken action, launching He was motivated, he says, "Not because of my own nostalgic feelings for the program, but…