The longevity of Sesame Street has seen some inevitable turnover through the years, some less controversial than others, but the latest loss will have most everyone in a nostalgic fit. Sonia Manzano, best known as the iconic Maria, will say goodbye to Sesame Street after a whopping 44 years on the air.
On Monday, news broke that an unnamed 24-year-old man had accused Kevin Clash, who is the creator and puppeteer of Elmo on 'Sesame Street,' of engaging in a sexual relationship with him when he was 16. Today, that man has recanted his allegations.
Today is not a sunny day on Sesame Street. Kevin Clash, the voice actor and puppeteer behind Elmo, the show's most popular character, has taken an indefinite leave of absence following allegations the he had sexual relations with an underage boy.
The candidates are going from place to place and the talk is about Big Bird, both Romney wondering why Obama is talking about it and Sesame Street's parent company, telling Obama to stop running ads with Big Bird in them.
In addition some polls are showing positive signs for Romney...
You'd think he suggested that we throw Big Bird off the cliff on national television. Mitt Romney made mention of his view that PBS should not get government funding during the debate and all of the sudden, there is this backlash that he is so insensitive...
It’s a sad day for lovers of ‘Sesame Street’ everywhere — Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer who gave Count von Count his voice passed away Thursday of unspecified causes at the age of 78.
A recent article from CNS News said that there is a new muppet on Sesame Street that is promoting government dependence.
Is this a good lesson for our kids or should educators hold back on things like this?