Two Bits of Video Awesomeness


1. A New Zealand Book Council stop motion film for Maurice Gee’s Going West. via Steve. 2. Space Shuttle Ascent Video via MetaFilter.

Sesame Street A-to-Z


For my final post in my series of tributes to Sesame Street on its 40th anniversary, I challenged myself to find a Sesame Street song for every letter of the alphabet. Soul A The Letter B C is for Cookie Dee, Dee, Dee E-Imagination Four Furry Friends Oh G (I Love That Letter) H Game…

Sesame Street: COOKIE!


I may identify with Oscar the Grouch, but Cookie Monster is my favorite Sesame Street Muppet of them all.  If you ever meet my mother, ask her to tell you the story of the time I got Cookie Monster dirty.  I’m pleased that love of Cookie is genetic as my son is a big Cookie…

Sesame Street at 40


Today is the 40th anniversary of Sesame Street which debuted on November 10, 1969.  I’m dedicating my posts for the rest of this week in tribute to this pioneering children’s show that is one of my all time favorite television programs of any genre.  I was part of the first generation to watch Sesame Street…