Ryan Dosier’s Ten Favorite Sesame Street Muppets

Ryan Dosier – In our efforts to continue to celebrate Sesame Street‘s monumental 45th Anniversary, I keep grasping at ways to write about the greatest television show ever. So I’ve decided to pen a simple article, but one I don’t think I’ve ever done before (although after five years who even knows). Anyway, here’s some thoughts on…

Learning Puppetry from Martin P. Robinson at NYPL

Spencer Cohen – As mentioned in my recent article for the Mindset, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts is having special Sesame Street programs for the public, to tie in with its brand new exhibit, “Somebody Come and Play:” 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder. I recently had…

News Update: April 3, 2014

APRIL 3, 2014 The fine folks at Toyota have released an onslaught of hysterical new videos featuring the Muppets and Terry Crews in the Toyota Highlander in between takes. There a few videos and each of them is funnier than the last. Watch them all below! Our friends at Threadless have announced the three winners of their…

A Salute to Telly Monster

Michael Wermuth – Telly Monster has been on Sesame Street since the 10th season and has been a main character since at least the twelfth. He has had major roles in both of the Sesame Street movies as well as many of the specials and direct-to-video projects. In an era when many longtime classic characters don’t appear…

News Update: February 15, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: February 15, 2013Yesterday Sesame Street released a brand new video campaign asking for us, the fans, to help them get to over 1 billion views on their YouTube channel. The video, starring the always wonderful Telly Monster, is hysterical (“Gangnam Grannies,” anyone?) and the campaign is fantastic. If they reach 1 billion views,…

Grover, Telly Monster on FOX News

Earlier this week, two of my favorite Muppets appeared on one of my least favorite channels. Grover and Telly Monster appeared on FOX News’ Fox and Friends morning show. FOX News and the Muppets have an awkward history together, with their pundits proclaiming the Muppets as communist, flipping out over some innocent Sesame Street segments,…