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  1. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... Associated Press' 2013 Male Athlete of the Year. Today's Birthdays: Actor Caroll Spinney (Big Bird on TV's "Sesame Street") is 81. "America's Most Wanted" host John Walsh is 69. Baseball Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk is 67. Humorist David ...

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  2. Yep, These Children's Characters Are GayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... right: In 2010, there weren't any examples of same-sex couples on mainstream children's TV. Bert and Ernie, as Sesame Street exasperatedly clarified, are not gay. Ren and Stimpy's feelings for each other were acknowledged only in a much later, ...

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  3. Sesame Street Live Returning to Shea's Performing Arts CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | BroadwayWorld.com

    No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street . Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! The all-new Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" visits Shea's Performing Arts Center from Wednesday, March 11, through Sunday, March 15. Tickets for all eight performances are on sale now.

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  4. A Very Code Switch Christmas TV SpecialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... is the cornerstone of most holiday specials, and even though it first aired in 1978, Christmas Eve on Sesame Street still holds up. The special's plot is expansive, incorporating elements from O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" as well as a number of ...

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  5. 'Sesame Street Live': A bright start to 2015 at LMARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Abby Cadabby, the fairy in training on Sesame Street, visit Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Sesame Street Live's 'Make A New Friend,' Jan. 2-4. That familiar refrain from "Sesame Street," the hit TV show for kids, adds brightness to winter with the annual visit of Sesame Street Live, the stage version, to the Lowell Memorial Auditorium Jan. 2-4.

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  6. Fare Thee Well, Colbert! See You in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | KALC-FM Denver

    ... from CC's The Daily Show , the seemingly endless list of guests included Big Bird and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street , former secretary of state Henry Kissinger, former president Bill Clinton, an astronaut from the International Space Station, ...

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  7. 19 fun holiday activities for when the kids say a Ia m boredaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | New York Post

    ... en someone reads to me here." This exhibit is a hit with preschoolers who love getting close to their favorite Sesame Street characters like Grover and Oscar, but adults will also be interested in learning how an episode is

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  8. Check Out Stephen Colbert's Epic, Star-Studded Send Off on 'The Colbert Report' Finale: VIDEORead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Towleroad

    ... Henry Kissinger, Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, George Lucas, Big Bird and Cookie Monster from "Sesame Street", James Franco, Arianna Huffington, Bill de Blasio, Jeff Daniels, Barry Manilow, Charlie Rose, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Keith ...

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  9. Jewish Stars Turn Out for 'Colbert' FinaleRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Forward

    ... and sports including Randy Newman, Willie Nelson, Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, George Lucas and "Sesame Street"'s Big Bird. Among many others on hand were James Franco, Gloria Steinem, Sam Waterston, Jeff Daniels, Charlie Rose, Barry ...

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  10. Cookie Monster Taught Meaning of 'Resist' by Actor Ian McKellenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | News Max

    Cookie Monster gets some help from "The Hobbit" star Ian McKellen in learning what "resist" means during a recent episode of "Sesame Street," a clip of which was posted on YouTube and pulled in some 267,000 views since Tuesday. The two-time Academy Award nominee, who just happens to have a new movie out, tried to use a couple of the other movies he has starred in to explain to the Cookie Monster how to resist the world's temptations.

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  11. I'm not sure if you're stillRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2013 | BlogHer

    You know how you'll be watching a Culture Club video on YouTube, and someone in the comments will inevitably dump all over current pop culture and say that everything "back in their day" was better? You see, Wee Cee is more interested in watching vintage Sesame Street than watching the new stuff on TV. That's not to say that the new stuff isn't compelling or worth its weight in graham crackers, but when you have a toddler, you end up watching what they like.

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  12. Emerson Stone, CBS News VP produced first live call-in show with sitting President, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | CBS News

    ... in English in1948. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Jon, in 1997, who was the head writer and director of "Sesame Street" for nearly three decades. Stone is survived by his wife of 59 years, Louisa, and a sister, Diana Stone and three daughters, ...

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  13. Sir Ian McKellen uses his precious ring to teach Cookie Monster the meaning of 'resist'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Zap2it.com

    Obviously "Sesame Street" would get Sir Ian McKellen to teach Cookie Monster and kids at home what the word "resist" means. Obviously.

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  14. The Secret To Bert And Ernie's 45-Year FriendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Switched

    They're two of the most famous friends in television history. For nearly half a century, best buds Bert and Ernie have lived together on "Sesame Street," teaching children about numbers and letters, singing songs and going on adventures .

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  15. Video: Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster to 'Resist' on Sesame StreetRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | BroadwayWorld.com

    You shall not pass! Please resist! The word resist means to control yourself and stop yourself from doing something you really want to do, though that's not a word that Cookie Monster really understands. So, stage and screen vet Ian McKellen stopped by SESAME STREET to demonstrate.

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  16. Sir Ian McKellen joins the Cookie Monster on Sesame StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Having treaded the boards in Shakespeare and captivated viewers in The Lord of the Rings , Sir Ian McKellen has scored perhaps his most bizarre part yet - teaching the Cookie Monster about temptation in Sesame Street.

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  17. MassLive Staff Picks: Our Favorite Holiday MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | MassLive.com

    ... the early 1990s, my family has a recording of 'A Muppet Family Christmas,' in which all of the Muppets and the Sesame Street gang wind up snowed in at Fozzie's mom's house for the holiday (Miss Piggy gets stuck in a blizzard, hijinks and musical ...

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  18. 10 of the best TV Christmas shows and specials for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Examiner.com

    ... of Luke before the entire gang bursts into a rendition of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." "Christmas Eve on Sesame Street" (1978). This TV Christmas special, which first aired on PBS in 1978, opens with life size versions of the "Sesame Street" gang ...

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  19. Sesame Workshop and World Vision Partner to Tackle Critical Global Health PriorityRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... and poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Sesame Workshop , the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street , will partner with international humanitarian organization World Vision to protect children around the globe from illness ...

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    Tuesday Dec 16 | KXVO

    ... and poor sanitation and hygiene practices. Sesame Workshop , the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street , will partner with international humanitarian organization World Vision to protect children around the globe from illness ...

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