Many tongues are wagging today over the DOMA-themed cover The New Yorker has released online today, which depicts lifelong “friends” Bert and Ernie snuggling up on the couch as they watch the legal proceedings unfold. Some people find it adorable, while others, like Flavorwire’s Tyler Coates find it “infantilizing and offensive.” So which is it? More
Topic: Sesame Street
Just after the collective sigh of relief many of us breathed when Kevin Clash’s accuser recanted last week, another accuser named Cecil Singeton has stepped forward. More
Kevin Clash, who plays Elmo on Sesame Street, is accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage boy. But… Elmo is adorable. More
The authorized ones are still okay. More
We’ve already touched on Sexy Big Bird, but I think it’s worth pointing out that if Mitt Romney cuts funding for PBS, there is a good chance that ALL the character of Sesame Street will be forced to turn to sex work to earn a living. And then other GOP reps will probably tell you that Big Bird is easy to rape. I just think this is something to take into consideration this Halloween, and, you know, again in November. This is their future: More
In case you’ve been dwelling beneath a stone formation, here’s some news: During the presidential debates last week, Mitt Romney said that in order to cut the national deficit, he would slash funding to PBS, thereby stripping Big Bird of a job. More
I’m saying this is “retro” insofar as I think it will ruin your childhood. Just utterly destroy it. More
Grover is my favorite character, so I am extra in love with this Sesame Street spoof on the Old Spice commercials. More
Remember how a bunch of people on Facebook wanted Betty White to host Saturday Night Live? And then she did? That was awesome. But now the internet has started thinking it just gets to arbitrarily choose SNL hosts. Next up? Cookie Monster, who went to the trouble of making an audition video. Do you agree with the choice, or is there someone else you’d rather see? More
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Hey, guess what? All the characters you loved as a kid? They were ugly and in desperate need of radical transformations. More
In case you live under a rock and have just discovered the Internet, everyone and their grandma is looking for Halloween costume ideas online. Even this cat and dog know Halloween is just around the corner. Here at The Gloss, we’ve got the good stuff. From last-minute costume ideas to making un-sexy things sexy, check out our round-up of Halloween stories: More
This video may make up for the fact that they wouldn’t let Katy Perry on Sesame Street because she had breasts. I wish we could all smell like monsters. I have no idea what it has to do with the … More
Can I just say that the Snooki Monster is the best idea ever? Also, there’s no Angelina!