Topic: Sesame Street

The New Yorker‘s Bert And Ernie DOMA Cover: Just Kind Of Dumb, Or Downright Offensive?

The New Yorker's Bert And Ernie DOMA Cover: Just Kind Of Dumb, Or Downright Offensive?

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 »

Your Sexy Sesame Street Costumes

Your Sexy Sesame Street Costumes

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 »

Poll: Would You Watch Cookie Monster Host ‘SNL’?

Poll: Would You Watch Cookie Monster Host 'SNL'?

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 »