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Tag: Sesame Street

VIDEO: ‘It’s Happening Too F**king Much’: Larry Wilmore Addresses San Bernardino Shooting

By Kali Holloway / AlterNet

The “Nightly Show” host puts jokes aside at the top of the Wednesday episode to discuss the mass murder and its aftermath, events that were still unfolding as the program was being taped.

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


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The Grand Finale of ‘The Colbert Report’ Is a Sight to Behold

After nine years, 1,447 episodes and several well-deserved Emmy Awards, America’s favorite faux news pundit signed off one last time with a promise that “We’ll Meet Again.”

Posted on Dec 19, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

John Oliver: ‘Our Drug Laws Seem a Little Draconian and a Lot Racist’

Clocking in at nearly 18 minutes, Oliver’s recent segment on the broken prison system could be one of his most inspired rants yet. This time, the “Last Week Tonight” host even got the help of America’s favorite Muppets to drive home his incredibly important point.

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Posted on Dec 8, 2012 ENLARGE

Norquist the Muppet

Posted on Nov 28, 2012 ENLARGE

Puppet Mastur

Posted on Nov 21, 2012 ENLARGE    


Posted on Oct 22, 2012 ENLARGE

Romney’s Big Bird

Posted on Oct 13, 2012 ENLARGE


How Many Wall Street Execs Has Obama Sent to Jail? (Video)

Hint: If you read between the lines of the Obama team’s latest hit on Mitt Romney, you’ll find it’s less than one, and greater than any negative number.

Posted on Oct 11, 2012 READ MORE

Occupy Sesame Street

Posted on Oct 8, 2012 ENLARGE

Most Wanted

Posted on Oct 7, 2012 ENLARGE

Big Bird

Posted on Oct 6, 2012 ENLARGE

Romney Fires Big Bird, Stewart Prepares for O’Reilly, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Romney tax double-speak, a shift in strategy for the Obama campaign and Al Gore’s latest “theory.” 

Posted on Oct 4, 2012 READ MORE

Occupy Sesame Street

Posted on Oct 14, 2011 ENLARGE

Another Failed War

The “war on drugs” is failing; a teen in China sells his kidney for an iPad 2; and “Sesame Street” admits to spreading propaganda. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jun 5, 2011 READ MORE

Fund-Me Elmo

Posted on Mar 12, 2011 ENLARGE

Happy 40th Sesame Street

Posted on Nov 12, 2009 ENLARGE

Sesame Street

‘Sesame Street’ Turns 40

On Tuesday, producers and fans of “Sesame Street” marked the 40th birthday of the super-popular children’s program—the most researched show in TV history—in New York City. Big Bird and friends were on hand for the festivities, of course.

Posted on Nov 10, 2009 WATCH & LISTEN


Fighting Swine Flu With Elmo, Obama

As American schoolkids clamber back onto buses and funnel into classrooms, the federal government is working on ways to squelch the swine flu virus, which may not be as ferocious as health officials first feared but is proving to be pretty tenacious. President Obama, as well as a familiar red fuzzy friend, are on the case in this clip from The Associated Press.

Posted on Sep 1, 2009 WATCH & LISTEN

Take It From Bert

Posted on Apr 27, 2009 ENLARGE    

Big Bird

Bush Wants to Gut PBS Funding

The president’s new budget would slash funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by 25 percent. CPB is the major financial backer of PBS, and a cut of this size would be certain to cripple the public network’s ability to provide the high-quality television programming it is known for.

Posted on Feb 21, 2007 READ MORE

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