Sesame Street

10 Hilariously Deceptive DVD Covers

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It’s of kind of heartwarming that Dinklage is now a marketable name, considering part of his role in the film is complaining about how people of his stature are underused in cinema; it’s also the most recent example of DVD and Blu-ray distributors using a secondary actor’s subsequent fame as a slightly dishonest selling point. …Read More

Quiz: Can You Separate Real Headlines About Miss Piggy and Other Children’s Characters From Fake Ones?

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Miss Piggy and Kermit’s breakup has been playing out in the media like it’s an actual story, not manufactured storytelling from an upcoming television show trying to reel in viewers. Now, as sad as some of us might be about the Muppet heartbreak, let us remember what our parents and caretakers once said to soothe us: It is only make-believe. Repeat: It’s only make-believe.
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Everybody Calm Down About HBO’s ‘Sesame Street’ Deal

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When The New York Times reported the details of a new deal between HBO and the Sesame Workshop yesterday, in which the pay cable network will fund the iconic children’s program for five years in exchange for limited exclusivity of new episodes, the immediate reactions were mostly of the jokey, Game of Thrones/#TrueDetectiveSeason3 variety. But as the news spread, objections that the move “feels wrong” grew louder, and predictably enough, the thinkpiece parade began.
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