Yellow Feather Fund

Jarrod Fairclough – Today Sesame Workshop have officially announced their newest endeavor, the Yellow Feather Fund.  The non-profit is designed to bring education those in need, such as kids with disabilities, in third world countries, and those with parents in the military.  For more information or to donate be sure to head to their website here. Big…

News Update: May 30, 2014

MAY 30, 2014 On Wednesday night, Sesame Workshop held it’s 12th Annual Gala honoring those who contribute to children’s education. As always, the event was a Muppet and celebrity filled spectacular. Among the attendees were Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer, Michael Buble, and George Stephanopoulos. And of course, the Muppet performers, the Sesame Street Muppets, and Sesame Workshop personnel,…

Muppetology 101: Advanced Property Ownership

Michael Wermuth – Ten years ago last month, The Walt Disney Company purchased the Muppets from The Jim Henson Company, without buying the whole company. To casual fans, it can be confusing to figure out what all Disney owns, exactly. It should be obvious that Disney owns the Muppet characters and properties from The Muppet Show…

Sesame Workshop Wants to See Your Puppetry Skills

Some hugely exciting news this week from our friends Matt Vogel and Martin P. Robinson at Sesame Workshop. Sesame is holding a workshop for highly talented puppeteers, age 18 and over, who are looking to develop and hone their on-camera puppeteer skills. If you are familiar with the Sesame Street style of puppetry, and interested in…

News Update: April 27, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: April 27, 2012 Awhile back we told you that our friend Rocco Fonzarelli (which still is not his legal last name) got to puppeteer for musician Jill Scott‘s latest music video along with veteran Muppeteer Bruce Lanoil. Well, the music video is finally online and you can check out our pal Rocco’s dynamite…

News Update: February 4, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: February 4, 2012 Remember those awesome guys in the band OK Go who did that even more awesome music video with the Muppets for their cover of “The Muppet Show Theme Song“? Well, OK Go has gone and produced another amazing video, this time on Sesame Street! There are no Muppets in the…

Sesame Street Saturdays: When Families Grieve

Ryan Dosier – Last night I plopped myself down on the couch with a bowl of chicken noodle soup and a runny nose and turned on my TiVo to watch Sesame Workshop’s newest entry into the “Talk, Listen, Connect” series: “When Families Grieve.” This newest installment is quite amazing and something Sesame Workshop and everyone…