The TV world is understandably a bit Upside Down with the release of Stranger Things 2, so leave it to Sesame Street to be polite with its latest parody. Oscar, Grover, Ernie and the gang will all pull off their own Stranger Things, as announced in a new teaser for Thanksgiving.
We’re no where near the middle of outrage from proposed congressional budget cuts, the most visible of which would eliminate funding for staples like the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Sesame Street in particular made headlines switching from PBS funding to HBO, though both it, and Jimmy Kimmel have now placed Big Bird in the spotlight to address the historic cut.
In celebration of the destruction of the Defense of Marriage Act this past Wednesday, next weeks's cover of The New Yorker will feature an illustration by Jack Hunter depicting 'Sesame Street' residents and best friends Bert and Ernie, cuddling on the couch and watching the news.
It’s a sunny day, and Fox is sweeping the clouds away because they’re taking children’s television classic ‘Sesame Street’ to the big screen!
‘Sesame Street,’ which recently featured a Justin Bieber-like Muppet, continues its pop-culture assault with this awesome little video spoofing ‘Glee.’
The short, called ‘G,’ which teaches kids about the hard and soft sounds the letter can make, features Muppetized versions of several ‘Glee’ characters, including Finn, Rachel, Kurt, Artie, Mercedes, Sue Sylvester, and Mr. Schuester (who’s redubbed
‘Sesame Street’ is known for its musical numbers but generally the lyrics lean a little more optimistic (“Sunny day / Sweeping the clouds away”) than the rhymes in the Beastie Boys single ‘Sure Shot’ (“I’ve got the brand new doo-doo / guaranteed like Yoo-Hoo”).
Still, there’s something about this Sesame/Beastie rap mashup that just seems so right. It’s nostalgic, flute heavy and hey, there’s eve