Sesame Street Introduces First Muppet With Autism

Sesame Street Workshop has added a new, autistic muppet named Julia to the gang. Julia’s addition is part of a program launched Wednesday morning called “Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children,” that features routine cards, videos, and further resources for family and friends of an autistic child. »10/22/15 12:30pm10/22/15 12:30pm


Christina Hendricks and Elmo Explain Tech to Today's Embattled Youth

Man, Sesame Street was so much easier back in my day, when all you had to know was above/below and inside/outside and that the letter R was radical and that reading was an important skill. Now, kids have to learn about tablets and smartphones and the fact that Christina Hendricks calls her grandpa pop pop, and it’s… »5/19/15 6:45pm5/19/15 6:45pm

Your Evening Cry: I Am Big Bird Will Punch You Right in the Feelings

Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old man behind Sesame Street's Big Bird and Oscar, is finally getting his moment in the limelight with the documentary I Am Big Bird. The film is set to hit theaters on May 6th and what the fuck? What is happening to my face? Water. Water emerging from my eyes in an unstoppable waterfall of… »3/12/15 7:50pm3/12/15 7:50pm