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    11/06/2009 4:51:03 AM PST · by Lucky9teen · 83 replies · 4,398+ views
    In honor of Sesame Street celebrating 40 years... Sesame Street explains a Ponzi Scheme Ten Top Ways to Tell if Your Kid is Watching Too Much Sesame Street 10) Always pointing out that "one of these things is not like the others". 9) Knows everybody in the neighborhood, and what they do, and can sing a little song about it. 8) Whenever running or jumping, is trailed by six afterimages. 7) Checks under garbage cans for furry legs. 6) Eats an entire box of cookies (including the box) in less than a minute. 5) Insists that pigeons have fascinating personalities....
  • Commentary: Dealing With Loss on Sesame Street

    10/15/2009 4:34:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 635+ views
    NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2009 – To the envy of all the neighborhood kids, I was invited to New York yesterday to attend the taping of a special Sesame Workshop production aimed at helping military children. Elmo's dad, Louie, helps Elmo cope with the loss of his Uncle Jack during the filming of a Sesame Workshop video aimed at helping military children deal with the loss of a loved one. Elmo wears his uncle's hat in memory and celebration of his uncle's life. The video was filmed in Queens, New York, Oct. 14, 2009. Courtesy photo by Gil Vaknin  (Click photo...
  • Muppets Help Military Kids Cope With Grief

    10/15/2009 4:44:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 282+ views
    American Forces Press Service | Samantha L. Quigley
    NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2009 – As filming for Sesame Workshop’s latest “Talk, Listen, Connect,” video got under way here yesterday, it became clear that while it’s not always sunny on Sesame Street, ultimately the clouds can be swept away. Deborah Mullen, wife of Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, poses with Elmo’s mom, Mae, on the New York set of Sesame Workshop’s third “Talk, Listen, Connect,” video Oct. 15, 2009. The new video in the TLC series addresses the loss of a loved one and offers parents and children alike tools to deal with...
  • Huckabee Shows "Tonight Show" Spoof of Sesame Street's "Big Bird" Scolding Michelle Obama - Video

    10/03/2009 9:13:32 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 4 replies · 1,119+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 3, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is a brief video clip of Mike Huckabee showing a "Tonight Show" spoof of Sesame Street's "Big Bird" scolding First Lady Michelle Obama during a visit she made to the set. "The Tonight Show" changed some of the dialogue to have Big Bird hammering Michelle Obama for coming to push her husband's "socialist health care agenda." . . . (VIDEO)
  • Michelle Obama to promote gardening on "Sesame Street" (kicks off show's 40th anniversary season)

    09/29/2009 1:53:35 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 15 replies · 1,115+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 9/29/09 | Jill Serjeant
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is to kick off the 40th anniversary season of the children's TV show "Sesame Street" with a segment encouraging kids to plant gardens and eat healthy food. Obama, who is planting a fruit and vegetable garden on the grounds of the White House, will appear in the November10 season debut of "Sesame Street" -- the educational show for kids that is broadcast in more than 120 countries around the world. Producers said on Tuesday that Obama will teach the furry "residents" of Sesame Street about the benefits of growing a garden...
  • White House teams up with Sesame Street

    09/01/2009 11:21:42 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 72 replies · 1,685+ views ^ | September 1, 2009 | Sam Youngman
    Three agencies are teaming up with Sesame Street to prepare school children for the new threat of the H1N1 virus. The White House announced Tuesday morning that the Homeland Security, Education, and Health and Human Services departments are enlisting the help of Elmo and Gordon from the long-running educational show to teach children how to avoid H1N1, also know as the swine flu. President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet with the secretaries of those three agencies and other administration officials later Tuesday afternoon to discuss the threat. Elmo, Gordon, the Sesame Workshop and the federal agencies will try to...
  • Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Military Children, Keep Families Connected

    07/16/2009 5:01:14 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 280+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, July 16, 2009 – “Sesame Street” usually conjures visions of Muppets teaching young children their letters and numbers, but they also teach life lessons to help military children cope with deployments, injuries, and now, loss. Sesame Rooms provide a child-friendly place for military children to play. Sesame Street will send a “room-in-a-box” to 35 locations across the United States, including military hospitals, libraries, child care centers, and family support centers. Photo courtesy of Sesame Workshop  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. The newest phase of Sesame Workshop’s “Talk, Listen, Connect” initiative is aimed at helping children cope with the...
  • Spotted: Kathleen Sebelius and Elmo

    05/22/2009 7:21:12 PM PDT · by Eric Blair 2084 · 43 replies · 1,562+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Ed O'Keefe
    The Obama administration has recruited yet another Sesame Street character to help push a policy initiative, this time new efforts to raise awareness about children's health and safety. In an obvious snub at Miss Piggy, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius appeared earlier today with Elmo to launch a new public service announcement designed to encourage families with young children to protect themselves from swine flu. HHS will team up with Sesame Workshop and the Ad Council, which will distribute the PSAs to television stations nationwide. Elmo will appear with Sesame Street character Gordon to instructing children to wash...
  • The Laura Ingraham Show 5/8/09

    05/08/2009 7:07:56 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 4 replies · 481+ views ^ | 5/8/09 | Laura Ingraham
    The Laura Ingraham show is on.
  • First lady: 'Sesame Street' tops everything so far

    05/05/2009 6:43:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 49 replies · 2,527+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/5/09 | Edith M. Lederer - ap
    NEW YORK – Inauguration Day? Nope. First puppy? Negative. Triumphal tour of Europe? Not even. First lady Michelle Obama called her appearance Tuesday on "Sesame Street" probably the best thing she's done since arriving in the White House. At the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, she thanked the diplomats and staff members promoting her husband's new foreign policy of global engagement. "I'm thrilled to be here, but I was just at 'Sesame Street' — I'm sorry," she said. "And I never thought I'd be on 'Sesame Street' with Elmo and Big Bird and I was thrilled. I'm still thrilled....
  • Downturn Hits Sesame Street

    03/12/2009 1:45:46 AM PDT · by ComputerGuy · 15 replies · 722+ views
    Financial Times ^ | 3/11/2009 | By Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson
    The recession has spread from Wall Street to Sesame Street. The home of Elmo and Oscar the Grouch announced on Wednesday that it would eliminate a fifth of its 355-strong workforce as market turmoil ate into its income and assets.
  • Recession forcing layoffs at Sesame Workshop (cutting about one-fifth of its work force)

    03/11/2009 2:47:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 873+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/11/09 | Frazier Moore - ap
    NEW YORK – The crisis on Wall Street is plaguing Sesame Street. Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit producer of "Sesame Street" and other kids' programs, is cutting about one-fifth of its work force because of the economic downturn. The New York-based company said Wednesday that it's eliminating 67 of 355 staff positions. Declaring it is "not immune to the unprecedented challenges of today's economic environment," the company pronounced a need "to operate with fewer resources in order to achieve our strategic priorities."
  • Mattel Gambles on Pricey Elmo for Holidays ($60 Elmo doll)

    10/10/2008 4:00:43 AM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 30 replies · 1,042+ views
    WSJ ^ | 10/10/08 | Nicholas Casey
    For nearly two years, designers at Mattel Inc.'s Fisher-Price toiled to hide a maze of copper wires and microchips under the plush red fur of the company's newest Elmo toy. The resulting "Elmo Live" is its most advanced ever, able to cross its legs, flap its arms and fluidly mimic the famous television Muppet. All that wizardry, however, comes at a steep price. When Elmo Live arrives in stores on Tuesday, it will cost $60 -- about a third more than last year's model, and above the $50 tag that once was the high-water mark for most toys. Elmo Live...
  • FReeper Canteen ~ The Sesame Street Personality Quiz ~ September.24.2008

    09/23/2008 6:00:25 PM PDT · by Kathy in Alaska · 243 replies · 880+ views
    Serving the best Troops and Veterans in the World! | Mrs.Nooseman
    Freeper Canteen: The Sesame Street Personality Quiz   Today We Want To Know...The Sesame Street Personality Quiz Click here and take the quiz! At the last question, choose HTML, then submit, to get your answer. After you do so, please post your findings in the Canteen!   Have fun! 
  • America Supports You: Elmo and Friends Entertain, Educate Families

    08/26/2008 4:54:40 PM PDT · by SandRat · 151+ views
    FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas, Aug. 26, 2008 – Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind the program “Sesame Street,” and the United Service Organizations joined forces to bring “The Sesame Street Experience for Military Families” to 43 installations across the country. Amanda Moran of Military OneSource, helps Kassandra Chavez, 11, and her brother José, 9, put beading kits into a bag Aug. 10, 2008, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas. The table was one of many with giveaways and information at the “Sesame Street Experience.” U.S. Army photo by Cheryl Harrison  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “The tour travels for...
  • America Supports You: Elmo Visits Military Kids to Help With Deployment Stress

    06/26/2008 4:47:23 PM PDT · by SandRat · 78+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, June 26, 2008 – Sunny days will be just around the corner when Elmo and his friends bring “The Sesame Street Experience” to 43 military installations to help children trying to cope with parents’ deployments. Jillian Kules, 13 months, shows Leslye Arsht, deputy under secretary of defense for military community and family policy the new DVD she got June 26, 2008, at the launch of Sesame Workshop's "The Sesame Street Experience." Both the DVD and the live show were developed with the support of Arsht's office to help young military children cope with parents' deployments. Defense Dept. photo...
  • Sesame Street Coaches Kids Through Parent’s Deployments, Returns

    04/29/2008 4:50:09 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 100+ views
    ARLINGTON, Va., April 29, 2008 – Following a workshop that helped children cope with a military parent’s deployment, the familiar, furry denizens of Sesame Street are starring in a new program focusing on multiple deployments and family adjustments upon a parent’s return. Sesame Workshop, the makers of Sesame Street, today released “Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployment, Homecoming, Changes,” a video workshop that aims to aid children in understanding and unbundling the tangle of complex emotions many feel in the midst of a mother’s or father’s tours of duty away from home, and even broaches the difficult subject of dealing with...
  • Sweeping the Clouds Away

    11/20/2007 11:01:53 AM PST · by drew · 87 replies · 781+ views
    New York Times ^ | 11/20/2007 | Virginia Heffernan
    November 18, 2007 The Medium Sweeping the Clouds Away By VIRGINIA HEFFERNAN Sunny days! The earliest episodes of “Sesame Street” are available on digital video! Break out some Keebler products, fire up the DVD player and prepare for the exquisite pleasure-pain of top-shelf nostalgia. Just don’t bring the children. According to an earnest warning on Volumes 1 and 2, “Sesame Street: Old School” is adults-only: “These early ‘Sesame Street’ episodes are intended for grown-ups, and may not suit the needs of today’s preschool child.” Say what? At a recent all-ages home screening, a hush fell over the room. “What did...
  • America Supports You: ‘Sesame Street’ Deployment Show Nominated for Emmy

    07/28/2007 12:35:48 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 239+ views
    America Supports You ^ | Samantha L. Quigley
    WASHINGTON, July 26, 2007 – A television special that looks closely at challenges military families face when a parent is deployed has been nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Children’s Program. In the Sesame Workshop’s Emmy-nominated, primetime special, “When Parents Are Deployed,” Elmo talks to his dad about his dad’s upcoming deployment. Photo by Richard Termine, used by permission of the copyright holder, Sesame Workshop  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Defense Department officials were thrilled to hear the program, called “When Parents Are Deployed” and produced by Sesame Workshop, received such recognition. “We were delighted to hear...
  • Were You a Kid During the 70's or 80s? Here are Some Classic Sesame Street Clips

    02/17/2007 5:55:43 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 41 replies · 2,129+ views
    You Tube ^ | n/a | n/a
    It's amazing that I remembered these after not seeing them in 15+ years. Do any of you remember these? Sesame Street - the yo-yo master & lost kidSesame Street - F is for Flea CircusSesame Street - Typewriter Guy - CSesame Street - How Crayons Are MadeClassic Sesame Street - U Really Got a Hold On MeYip yips meet the telephoneSesame Street Hungry Cat Cartoon