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We all know that many bullies get their start in the sandbox, not the boardroom, and that their youngest victims can nurture the resulting hurt for a lifetime. No surprise, then, that next week, "Sesame Street's" Big Bird and Elmo--who despite their...
Show TrackerWho says that just because you love television you can't beef up your lexicon? The folks at Dictionary.com have found a few TV shows they say might actually improve your vocabulary. Here's the list: 1. âGleeâ: Musicals may take center......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMr. Hooper was OK. The little documentaries with kids narrating stories about barges, bumble bees and bottling plants were sometimes interesting. And the crudely drawn animated spots with singing, talking and counting numbers and letters, one of which...
Ana Veciana-SuarezMando is moving to "Sesame Street" this fall. Did you get the announcement? I did, and as a longtime fan of the PBS show, I read the details with great interest. It's not every day that a new neighbor joins Big Bird and the beloved cast of Muppets and...
The Baltimore SunFrom #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics. And while there is...
@AndrewJRamosCall it a trend. With every presidential debate, emerges an unlikely breakout star --and we're not talking about the candidates. In the first face off between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, Big Bird came out on top after Romney vowed to...
Tags: Mitt Romney, Social Media, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Paul Ryan
McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceBarbra Streisand said the last time she performed alone in Brooklyn it was on a stoop on Pulaski Street when she was 8. Thursday night was a little different. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Barclays Center, Streisand stood in the middle of her "B"-...
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The Baltimore SunSee that above? On the right, you have the present-day girls' Big Bird costume. On the left? That’s me in the 1982 version of the girls' Big Bird costume. Wait, my bad. Back then, it was just a Big Bird costume, no gender roles necessary. I mean, I...
American VoicesPARIS -- America has collective attention deficit disorder, and in one way it's a bigger threat than terrorism, cybersecurity dangers and the never-ending Middle East drama: Those other problems at least have the potential to be solved. We witnessed this...
Allie Mac Kay was live with Sesame Street to preview their new musical show, Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music". Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other--monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street...
CW 33 NewsSesame Street has tackled all sorts of issues and educated children for decades, but now some want the children’s show to start talking about breastfeeding. In the ‘70s and ‘80s there were a number of segments about breastfeeding on...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Concerts, Music, Health, Entertainment
What, exactly, does Mitt Romney have against Big Bird? Well, he doesn't want the feathered 8-foot-tall bird on the federal dole. At least not when he's president. Romney, the 2012 Republican candidate and former governor of Massachusetts, has taken...
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