The Sesame Street Autocomplete Challenge

Jarrod Fairclough – One of my favorite internet video series is Wired’s ‘Autocomplete Challenge’, where celebrities answer frequently Googled questions about themselves asked by the general public.  Though we like to Google things like “Which villain did Steve Whitmire perform in Roger Moore’s ‘Talk to the Animals’ sketch”, normal people like to ask things like…


Try A Little Kindness…

Jarrod Fairclough – In an increasingly negative world, it’s important to remember to be kind to your fellow man, no matter what your differences are.  Thankfully Sesame Street have released a catchy song reminding humanity of this fact, with the help of Hamilton star Chris Jackson.  They sang the song at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade…


The Science of Cookies

Jarrod Fairclough – Just a couple of weeks ago Oscar appeared on Ellen and got schooled in kindness.  Today Elmo, The Count and Cookie Monster have appeared with regular Ellen guest, child genius Brielle, to make – what else – cookies! The whole thing is very adorable and very educational.  Take a look!


Below The Frame – Episode 4 – The Spinney Show!

Jarrod Fairclough – Go go go Below The Frame this week with Matt Vogel and the Sesame Street Muppet performers!  This weeks behind the scenes episode is all about the legendary Caroll Spinney and his delightful wife Debi.  Caroll of course has been with Sesame Street since day 1, playing Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, and…


The Letter Yook!

Jarrod Fairclough – The letter yook is by far my favorite number, so I was surprised to find out it’s also a letter of the alphabet!  Who’d have thunk it? Last week Elmo, Cookie and Grover appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live as the host presented his new letter of the alphabet (pronounced ‘yook’), including a fun…


Ellen Schools Oscar In Kindness

Jarrod Fairclough – This week Sesame Street began it’s 47th season on HBO, so Oscar popped up on Ellen.  Instead of playing Heads Up or 5 Second Rule, instead the host schooled Oscar on how to be kind, which is Sesame Street’s biggest focus this year.


New Years Resolutions with Elmo & Cookie Monster

Jarrod Fairclough – Happy 2017 everybody!  A new year means a slew of New Years Resolutions that no-one intends on keeping.  Personally, I want to lose another 10 pounds, but I really like eating cake. I have no doubt however that Elmo and Cookie Monster will in fact keep their New Years Resolutions that they announce…