On Sunday, in an interview with Queerty, former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman answered the question that’s been on everyone’s mind about Bert and Ernie. When asked, point blank, “In the writer’s room, you’re all adults. Were you thinking of Bert & Ernie as a gay couple? Did that question ever come up?” Saltzman…
The Happytime Murders is an upcoming “raunchy” movie about puppets who team up with Melissa McCarthy to stop their compatriots from being murdered, while simultaneously appearing to ejaculate silly string from their soft puppet parts. Unfortunately, the above trailer’s cursing, drug use, and aforementioned puppet…
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Donald Trump’s proposed budget will defund PBS and anything else that gives the U.S. even the thinest veneer of intellectual curiosity. However, Sesame Street may still survive on HBO, which is good, because they really know how to drag the president.
The makers of Sesame Street, understandably, have threatened to send a cease and desist letter to a company for featuring Bert and Ernie in STD awareness ads.
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.
I’m not particularly proud of the fact that I’ve watched this Sesame Street parody of When Harry Met Sally twice, but I’m more than a little impressed by how spot-on the Meg Ryan character’s wigs are.
Sesame Street, the emblem of our childhoods, has fallen victim to the whims of a generation with a shorter attention span and will officially shorten its episodes to 30 minutes down from its usual hour. The change will take effect November 16.
Sonia Manzano, the Puerto Rican actress who has brought to life the character of Maria on PBS’s Sesame Street since 1971, is retiring.
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…
The kingdom of Jesteros is in need of a new leader, but who shall rule? Robb Stark? Cersei Lannister? Daenerys Targaryen? Or will it be noted screw-up Grover Bluejoy? Only The Game of (musical) Chairs can decide. (Thankfully, Joffrey “chokes” early.)
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…
"Some people say there's too much pork in this town. I could not agree more," drawls Frank Underwolf, the anti-hero of Sesame Street's House of Cards-style take on the The Three Little Pigs.
Billy Eichner managed to snag Michelle Obama for an episode of Billy On The Street, this time taking place in a supermarket to bring attention to her Eat Brighter! campaign.
Meet Oscar the Grouch's new buddy "Mucklemore" who stopped by Sesame Street to rap about the beloved character's sad hoarding tendencies.
In honor of the 45th anniversary of Sesame Street this year, Ernie got a colonoscopy live on Conan. Natch, because he's old and needs to take care of his puppet parts. What a piece of in-depth reporting.
Your British boyf John Oliver reunited with his W-ORD co-anchor (probably the best co-anchor in all of television history) Cookie Monster to send the blue muppet off to the UK. Little does Cookie Monster know, there are no cookies over there across the pond. Just biscuits.
This video of Grover and Aziz Ansari is just ridiculous. Totally, totally ridiculous.