Playing the stoic Don Draper on Mad Men doesn’t leave a lot of room for Jon Hamm to debut his goofy side, which is why it was so much fun to learn that he would be starring in a Sesame Street segment this season! In an episode premiering Thursday, April 18th, a bearded Jon Hamms it up with Elmo and presents the word of the day, which was sculpture, and teaches us all about the art form.
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Though Melissa McCarthy has one of the most impressive comedic resumes of the last ten years, we all know you haven’t really made it in the world of funny until you’ve been invited to take a stroll down that famous road where the air is sweet and the clouds are chased away by a sunny day. Well, Melissa has now officially made it! Check out her hilarious skit on Sesame Street alongside Elmo in which the two of them learn a little dance thanks to a choreographer penguin.
This 30-year-old Sesame Street clip about Big Bird learning about death is making the rounds on the web in the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting as a means to help children, and adults too actually, cope with the grief of this terrible shooting.
The moral fabric of our great nation began to unravel earlier this week when Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash was publicly accused of having a sexual relationship with an underaged boy, resulting in Clash taking a leave of absence from Sesame Street. The previously unidentified accuser, 24-year-old aspiring model Sheldon Stephens, has since recanted his accusations, and details are beginning to emerge about his questionable past, including a 2009 arrest after allegedly stealing $250,000 in jewelry from a music executive he was interning for!
Whew! This situation is still embarrassing for Elmo’s puppeteer Kevin Clash, but the young man he’s had a relationship with has now recanted the accusation that the relationship happened before he was a consenting adult.
Kevin Clash, the puppeteer who cheers up the world with his performance of Elmo, has allegedly tarnished the innocence of Elmo forever. He is currently on leave from Sesame Street after being accused of having a sexual relationship with an underage teenage boy seven years ago.
Sunny Day, Sweepin’ the clouds away
On my way to where the air is sweet
For the 43rd Season of Sesame Street!
Despite what area of the country you’re from, your economic class, your race, or your religion — if you’re American, then chances are you spent a good deal of your childhood growing up on Sesame Street. Thankfully, this historic avenue where learning is cool and fun (and bullying non-existent) is still around after more than forty years on the air! Keep reading to check out photos of all the celebrity guests for the upcoming 43rd season of Sesame Street, watch a couple preview clips, and read the full press release announcing a new Elmo element (Elmoment?) that is being added to the show!
Kanye West has often complained that people don’t get his music. Thanks to this Youtube video I’m beginning to think that it’s not Kanye or his music’s fault but people’s, because it seems obvious that muppets completely get it! Probably because they were raised on the street…
Sesame Street that is!
The creative team behind the beloved children’s show Sesame Street must be trying to hone in on the much-coveted 18-49 year old demographic because they are following up their “racy” Katy Perry berries “Hot and Cold” Elmo duet with their take on True Blood!
That’s right, the notoriously violent and sexually charged vampire series is getting the Sesame Street treatment in the form of “True Mud.” Watch the video and chime in on whether or not you think a True Blood parody is appropriate for children.
You know you’re in the superstar stratosphere when you get your own character on Sesame Street! Such is the life for American Idol Season 4 winner and overall chart-blasting Carrie Underwood, who transforms nicely from country starlet to squirmy wormy sweetheart Carrie Underworm.
Watch the video and read the lyrics to “The Worm Theme Song!”