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The Baltimore SunFrom #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days --stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics. And while there is...
Allie Mac Kay was live with Sesame Street to preview their new musical show, Sesame Street Live "Elmo Makes Music". Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other--monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street...
@AndrewJRamosCall it a trend. With every presidential debate, emerges an unlikely breakout star --and we're not talking about the candidates. In the first face off between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney, Big Bird came out on top after Romney vowed to...
Tags: Barack Obama, Politics, Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney, Executive Branch
McClatchy-Tribune News ServiceBarbra Streisand said the last time she performed alone in Brooklyn it was on a stoop on Pulaski Street when she was 8. Thursday night was a little different. In front of a sold-out crowd at the Barclays Center, Streisand stood in the middle of her "B"-...
Tags: Rosie O'Donnell, Mitt Romney, Michael Bloomberg, Sting, Flatbush
The Baltimore SunSee that above? On the right, you have the present-day girls' Big Bird costume. On the left? That’s me in the 1982 version of the girls' Big Bird costume. Wait, my bad. Back then, it was just a Big Bird costume, no gender roles necessary. I mean, I...
We all know that many bullies get their start in the sandbox, not the boardroom, and that their youngest victims can nurture the resulting hurt for a lifetime. No surprise, then, that next week, "Sesame Street's" Big Bird and Elmo--who despite their...
There have always been rumors the turkey legs sold at the theme parks are actually emu. Both are flightless birds, but there are key differences in these fowls. Turkeys Height: 39-49 inches Weight: 11-24 pounds Running speed: Up to 20 mph Eggs: Tan...
CW 33 NewsSesame Street has tackled all sorts of issues and educated children for decades, but now some want the children’s show to start talking about breastfeeding. In the ‘70s and ‘80s there were a number of segments about breastfeeding on...
Tags: Breastfeeding, Entertainment, Health, Human Body, Music
KIAHSome of us are big Star Wars fans, some of us prefer Captain Kirk and Star Trek's Spock; and some of us would identify with Wonder Woman. But if there is anything in this world that everybody loves, that is Sesame Street. Elmo, Big Bird and the rest...
Tags: Arts and Culture
What, exactly, does Mitt Romney have against Big Bird? Well, he doesn't want the feathered 8-foot-tall bird on the federal dole. At least not when he's president. Romney, the 2012 Republican candidate and former governor of Massachusetts, has taken...
Henson Alternative's off-Broadway comedy "Stuffed and Unstrung" isn't the kind of puppet show you might have grown up with. Part of the Jim Henson Co. — which brought children "Sesame Street" and "The Muppets" — "Stuffed and Unstrung" is a...
TheWrap/ReutersHe doesn't want to drown him in a bathtub, but Mitt Romney said Wednesday that if he's elected president, Big Bird will have to sing for his seed. "We're not going to kill Big Bird, but Big Bird is going to have advertisements," Romney said while...
Tags: Politics, Mitt Romney, Elections, PBS (tv network)
Dec 3, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Jan 20, 2012 |Story| KDAF-LTV
Feb 8, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
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Dec 21, 2011 |Story| HB Independent
Dec 28, 2011 |Story| Reuters
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