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…

Sesame Street Sings The 80’s!

Jarrod Fairclough – The 80’s were a simpler time.  Big hair.  Denim.  And for the last 6 months of 1989 I got to enjoy the decade (albeit as a lazy blob of an infant).  And the standout of the entire 80’s was the music. So what better way to celebrate those cheesy hits, than to have…

Ask The Muppet Mindset

Jarrod Fairclough – A while back we asked for some questions that you might like us to answer in a video Q&A, and last weekend we finally got around to doing it!  Watch below as I talk difficult interviews, Muppet video games, and Moe from The Simpsons. Below you’ll find a few of the articles and…

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…

Sesame Street: Season 47 Clips

Jarrod Fairclough – Sesame Street will be premiering its 47th season in January 2017, and it looks to be another great set of episodes.  Yesterday Sesame Workshop released a few clips of the upcoming season, including a Sizzle Reel showing off a lot of guests, songs and episodes. Guests include Sia, James Corden and Zachary Levi.…

Labyrinth: A Look Back

A while back our pal Rachel Herrick reviewed every Muppet movie for us!  She’s back with another one of her video reviews, this time on the classic film Labyrinth, currently celebrating its 30th anniversary.  Welcome back, Rachel!

IBM’s Watson Finds Sesame Street

Jarrod Fairclough – The answer to the question ‘Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street?’ is one of the most complex in the world, so of course the worlds smartest computer figured it out. Watson, IBM’s Super Computer (not to be confused with their Super Grover), visited Sesame Street in an ad designed…