Thursday Apr 17
Sesame Street' to Debut a Hunge
Big Bird, Cookie Monster, Elmo, and other classic Sesame Street characters are about to gain a new friend: Lily, a Muppet whose family faces an ongoing struggle with hunger. Seven-year-old pink-faced Lily is food insecure, which means she doesn't know where her next meal is coming from.
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Thursday Apr 17
Does Grover Speak Yiddish?
It was Elmo, cameras, and applause at WNET's Annual Gala at Cipriani 42nd Street at which community leaders, philanthropists and celebrated personalities toasted the innovative partnerships, which have brought cutting edge programming to millions for decades.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
In These Times
Republicans Root for the Villain
Republicans voted to cut food stamps, school lunches and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children .
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Brian Henson's creature comforts: My memories of...
For years, Jim Henson's Creature Shop has given life to the iconic puppets and creatures in your favorite children's shows , sci-fi movies , and other endlessly-rewound projects .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
The Huffington Post
GOP Budget: The Anti-Robin Hood Spending Plan
Rejecting dozens of heroic characters, from Captain America to Underdog, Republicans last week chose instead a villain for their figurehead.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Los Angeles Times
'Sesame Street's' L.A. trip is a chance for stars to meet legends
On a soundstage in the heart of Hollywood this week, a chicken was giving directions to Mindy Kaling .
Thu Apr 10, 2014
How the Muppets created Generation X
Are you a part of the MTV generation? It could be argued that your worldview was shaped more by the Muppets than music videos.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
German nazis abuse Sesame Street Cookie Monster
Cookie Monster is being used by two neo-Nazis in eastern Germany to spread right-wing ideology among students in a local high-school, according to police.
Digital Game Developer
Elmo and Friends Kick Off Seven-Month Sesame Street/USO Tour and Take ...
The Sesame Street/USO Experience for Military Families the USOs longest running, traveling tour based on Sesame Streets award-winning Military Families Initiative has kicked off its seven-month, stateside adventure.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Victorville Daily Press
Ft. Irwin resident 'geeked out' to compete on SyFy Channel show
Victorville native Melissa Doss grew up watching a lot of shows involving creatures made by Jim Henson.
Neo-Nazis use Cookie Monster to recruit kids, police say
Two neo-Nazis, one of whom was dressed as the Cookie Monster, were arrested for promoting extreme right-wing ideology in a German high school.
In the past, they have tapped their imaginations and encouraged others to do the same, leading to musical adventures in far-away places.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Cookie monster, Neo-Nazi symbol: German police say members are...
A joey for George! Young Prince and his kangaroo toy touch down in Australia with Kate and William on his second public appearance 'I'm an adult and make my own decisions': Teen who claims he slept with his high school counselor, 32, defends her after she appeared in court... while she insists liaisons never happened Health teacher, 36, is jailed ... (more)
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Montclair Film Fest Reveals 2014 Lineup
Continuing to grow in its third year, the Montclair Film Festival today announced the lineup for its 2014 edition .
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The man behind the muppets
I grew up with Sesame Street and later the Muppets and it has to be said: Jim Henson was a genius.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Paul Ryan's 2015 budget plan includes major spending cuts
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., House Budget Committee Chairman, speaks during the American Conservative Union Conference March 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Alamogordo Daily News
From start to end, 'Muppets Most Wanted' is enjoyable
I recently had a conversation with a co-worker about children's television programming and how much it has changed over the past 15 years.
Middle Ga. Weekend: "War Horse" Brings Life-Size Puppet To The Douglass
Macon's Douglass Theatre will screen National Theatre Live's broadcast of the play "War Horse" Sunday, featuring an elaborate full-size horse puppet.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
North Bay Bohemian
Interview: Christopher Saywer
'I s it legal to even suggest a wine to go along with a movie about Sesame Street?" asks Christopher Sawyer, with a wicked laugh.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
East Bay Express
Muppets Most Wanted
This may come as a shock, but the Muppets are pass. Two or three generations have matured since the late Jim Henson introduced his hairy, gregarious puppets in 1955, on local TV in Washington, DC.