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Review: I Am Jim Henson

Jarrod Fairclough – When I heard that there was a new children’s book describing Jim Henson’s life, I was skeptical.  I expected stock photos, comic sans, and very basic information on his life.  So you can imagine my surprise when I opened Brad Meltzer’s ‘I Am Jim Henson’ only to find that it was thorough, entertaining,…

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It’s Not Easy Being Green Lantern

Jarrod Fairclough – Seattle is about to be invaded by an influx of super villains!  Who will save Safeco Field from the powers of evil?  Who will rescue those stuck on the Space Needle from the clutches of darkness.  Who will stop the Fremont Troll before he destroys the city? Never fear, folks!  For Super Kermit…

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Lindalee Rose on Splash & Bubbles!

Jarrod Fairclough – Our young pal Lindalee Rose gets to do all the fun things while us adults are sitting in our unfulfilling jobs counting down the clock until it’s time to go home.  While we make small talk around the water cooler, Lindalee is off interviewing the cast of Doctor Who.  While we type emails…

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The Top 10 Songs of: 1989

Kieran Moore – As I’ve been going through these yearly charts I’ve noticed sometimes there’s a heck of a lot of stuff hitting our screens and sometimes there really isn’t. 1989 was most definitely one of the busier years. Aside from the usual Sesame Street and Muppet Babies stuff, 1989 also saw the debut of some…

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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!

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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…