Backyard With Bert

Jarrod Fairclough – Over the past couple of years it seems like Sesame Street have really be leaning in to sketches that have no educational value – they’re just funny.  Look at that 80’s song spoof just a few months back; unless educating kids on Footloose is part of STEM, that thing was made just for…

El Patito

Jarrod Fairclough – Sesame Street have today released a fantastic new music video starring Ernie, parodying the song ‘Despacito’ by Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee.  He sings to his old pal Rubber Duckie, reminiscent of the old classic song he sang back in 1969.  Not only is the clip extremely well made, it’s also a great…

Below The Frame – Season Finale

Jarrod Fairclough – One of the most delightful surprises to come out of Sesame Street has been Matt Vogel’s ‘Below The Frame’, where he and the Sesame puppeteers put on a short 15-20 minute live show on Facebook.  We’ve had guests like the Two Headed Monster and Prairie Dawn, we’ve heard camera men swear and Peter…

40 Favorite Muppet Show Moments – Part 3

To celebrate 40 years of The Muppet Show, we’ve asked 40 people for their favorite Muppet Show moment. Kirk Thatcher – Muppet Director, Writer, Top Hat Enthusiast Meeting Uncle Deadly My favorite Muppet moment is tough, there are so many great moments in the Original Muppet show, but I suppose episode 121 where we get to…

Video from A Morning With The Muppets

Jarrod Fairclough – Even though The Muppets was cancelled the other day, it seems like Disney still has some interest in keeping their franchise afloat.  There’s the live Electric Mayhem concert in August, and on Saturday Kermit and Fozzie, as well as Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson and Peter Linz, appeared in a panel at Vulture Festival in New…

We Interviewed Cookie Monster!

Jarrod Fairclough – Last week I fulfilled a dream I’ve had for 25 years.  After hearing that Cookie Monster was coming to Melbourne, I bombarded so many people with emails trying to secure an interview.  Well, my determination paid off!  Watch below as Cookie and I discuss quokkas and the moon, plus Cookie Monster does an…