Sesame Street Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 'Lambert & Stamp' review: Alternative history of The Who is an eye-openerRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... Chad Walker's documentary about Caroll Spinney, the man behind the voice, walk, heart and soul of the beloved Sesame Street character for the last 45 years. But as endless processions of friends and colleagues... No negative thoughts, words or deeds ...

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  2. "I Am Big Bird: the Caroll Spinney Story" [Movie Review]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Easy Reader News

    ... to join his band of puppeteers who were about to launch something very special. And that something special was Sesame Street . Initially at a loss for defining the big gawky creature, Spinney decided that Big Bird needed to embody the narcissism, ...

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  3. A look at the man inside the bird, for all the years of 'Sesame Street'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Philly.com

    Eight feet tall and poofing with yellow plumage, Big Bird is more than a mere pop-culture icon. Since 1969, when the bandy-legged Muppet made his debut on the groundbreaking PBS series "Sesame Street," the eternal boy-bird with the high-pitched voice has been the identifying figure for generations of preschoolers and grade-schoolers.

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  4. Movie review: 'I Am Big Bird' nostalgic, light look behind the beakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Examiner.com

    ... of influence in a child's early development and upbringing, but for many, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood , and Sesame Street , are right there at the center of what can be recalled. Watching the new documentary film, I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney ...

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  5. Who was the man behind Big Bird's beak?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | SFGate

    Michelle Hickey helps Caroll Spinney, in his Big Bird persona, read to Connor Scott on a 2008 "Sesame Street" segment. A new film offers an affectionate portrait of Spinney.

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  6. 'I Am Big Bird': The man behind the feathersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Philly.com

    Eight feet tall and poofing with yellow plumage, Big Bird is more than a mere pop-culture icon. Since 1969, when the bandy-legged Muppet made his debut on the groundbreaking PBS series Sesame Street , the eternal boy-bird with the high-pitched voice has been the identifying figure for generations of preschoolers and gradeschoolers.

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  7. Muppet Musical MagicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Pasadena Weekly

    ... movies and adding to the success Henson had achieved on television with the perennial PBS children's series "Sesame Street." It received massive critical approval and grossed a whopping $65 million, which would equate to $216 million today, in ...

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  8. Review: I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Slackerwood

    ... touching profile of Caroll Spinney , who has spent decades portraying both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street and elsewhere. It's traditionally structured, primarily by time sequence -- beginning with his childhood and early puppet and ...

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  9. Film Review: "I Am Big Bird"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the outside of that camaraderie, a sad contrast to the warm message of friendship and togetherness that made Sesame Street a worldwide phenomenon. Prior to Elmo's rise in popularity, Big Bird was the biggest hit with children who watched the show, ...

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  10. Big Bird Documentary Could Use More GrouchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | LA Weekly

    Maybe we contain multitudes, and maybe we contain a couple great splashes of primary color. With one arm stretched high above his head, puppeteer Caroll Spinney has spent the last several decades embodying the warmest of yellows and grimiest of greens, playing - in every sense of the word - Sesame Street 's biggest bird and most trash-talking grouch.

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  11. Three Things that Help Children SucceedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | PsychCentral

    ... feasible tasks. Self-control is such an important non-intellectual factor of success that even the folks at Sesame Street are getting involved. They have created a video of Cookie Monster showing restraint in devouring his beloved cookies. In a ...

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  12. BRC Imagination Arts and Jim Henson's Creature Shopa Create a...Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | PRWeb

    ... the Shop is known for designing and building some of the world's best-known characters including the Sesame Street puppets, the classic Muppets, the dinosaurs from Dinosaurs, the aliens from Farscape and the fantastical creatures from The Dark ...

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  13. 'R.E.M. by MTV' gets one-night-only engagement, plus more upcoming movie eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Times-Picayune

    ... out of character for a moment in an image from 'I Am Big Bird,' a documentary about the man behind the iconic 'Sesame Street' character. (Tribeca Films) Zeitgeist Multi-Disciplinary Arts Center 1618 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., 504.827.5858 . The ...

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  14. Who Let These Questionable Artists On Kid's Television? Who Let These ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | VH1

    ... beat of the day. It's pretty damn scary. Back in 2009, he appeared on the military tribute episode of Sesame Street , but it's sort of awkward. I mean, before his appearance, Mayer and his "white supremacist penis" had been romantically linked to ...

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  15. That Time When Big Bird Actor Caroll Spinney Made a Dying Kid's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | TIME.com

    Caroll Spinney "Oscar and Big Bird" attends SiriusXM's Town Hall with original cast members from Sesame Street commemorating the 45th anniversary of the celebrated series debut on public television moderated by Weekend TODAY co-anchor Erica Hill on Oct. 9, 2014 in New York City. Time to get your Kleenex ready: Puppeteer Caroll Spinney - who has played the yellow-feathered Big Bird for more than 45 years on Sesame Street - did a Reddit AMA Thursday to promote the documentary I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story .

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  16. Big Bird puppeteer's story of dying boy is a tear jerkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | New York Daily News

    For nearly 50 years famed puppeteer Caroll Spinney played more than just a big yellow bird on "Sesame Street," but a friend to thousands of children on and off the screen. In a tear-jerking Ask Me Anything session on Reddit Thursday, the man behind one of the world's most beloved feathered friends spoke on that relationship while sharing what he called one of his most meaningful interactions with a child.

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  17. Caroll Spinney shares heartbreaking story about Big Bird and a dying boyRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Zap2it.com

    Caroll Spinney, aka the man behind "Sesame Street" s' Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch for the past 46 years, took to Reddit on Thursday and shared one of the most heartbreaking stories with fans. During an "Ask Me Anything" session about the "I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story" documentary, Spinney told an emotional story about a young boy dying from cancer and his friendship with Big Bird.

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  18. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | 96.1 The Rocket

    ... his shoulders, despite the boy's pleas that she stop. As an aside, Oscar the Grouch is a green, ill-tempered Sesame Street character who lives in a trash can and enjoys trash immensely. Of critical importance, however, Oscar rises head up from his ...

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  19. As Cancer-Stricken Boy Passed Away, He Smiled for the First Time in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | TheBlaze.com

    Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer behind the famous Big Bird character on "Sesame Street," told a gut-wrenching story about the "most meaningful interaction" he has ever had with a child while answering fan questions during a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" event on Thursday. The Reddit user's question was simple: "What has been your most meaningful interaction with a child during filming? Or maybe from someone who grew up watching you and relayed a poignant story?" I got a letter from a fan who said his little boy, who was 5 years old, his name was Joey, he was dying of cancer.

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  20. The Man Who Plays Big Bird Just Told the Most Depressing, Heartbreaking Story EverRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | WVII

    Caroll Spinney , the puppeteer who has brought Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch to life for the past 46 years on Sesame Street answered fans' questions during a Reddit Ask Me Anything . "Okay, here's one.

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