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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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Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Caroll Spinney, Kevin Clash, Country, Brad Paisley, US News, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Thursday Apr 17 | Forward

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.

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Related Topix: Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Kevin Clash, Today, Jazz, Tony Bennett

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 .

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Related Topix: Kids, US Politics, Republican, Paul Ryan, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Medicare, Animated TV, Children TV

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 .

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Related Topix: Family, Labyrinth, Adventure, Musical Movies, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Jim Henson, Fraggle Rock, Steve Whitmire

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Politics, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family, Medicare, Health, Medicaid, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television

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 .

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Mindy Kaling, Children TV, Animated TV

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Neatorama

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.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, The Muppet Show, Family, Drama Movies, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas, Musical Movies

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Dear Kitty

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.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Europe, World News, Germany,

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.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Kevin Clash, US Military, Scott Air Force Base, US Air Force

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.

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Related Topix: Fort Irwin, CA, Victorville, CA, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Watches, Phelan, CA

USA Today

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.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Kids, Family

Connecticut Post

In the past, they have tapped their imaginations and encouraged others to do the same, leading to musical adventures in far-away places.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Stamford, CT

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Daily Mail

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)

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Patch.com

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 .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Caroll Spinney

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Southland Times

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.

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Related Topix: Animated TV, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock, Jim Henson, Caroll Spinney, Opinion

Tue Apr 01, 2014

CBS News

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.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Politics, Health, Medicaid, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Mitt Romney

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.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Country, The Chipmunks

GPB.org

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.

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Related Topix: Macon, GA, Children TV, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, Classical, The Ten Tenors

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.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Sonoma, CA, Sonoma County, CA, Caroll Spinney, Neverwas, Mystery Movies, Drama Movies

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.

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Related Topix: The Muppets, Children TV, The Muppet Show, Entertainment, Television, Animated TV, Jim Henson, Steve Whitmire

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