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“Sesame Street” Schools Black Girls On The Beauty Of Their Hair

“Sesame Street” has aired a new song, “I Love My Hair,” aimed at young black girls to teach them to value and love their natural hair. The character dances and sings in every little girl hairstyle imaginable, from a small Afro to ponytails to cornrows to twists. This is an important lesson for black girls to learn because even if they come from a household where natural hair is celebrated, like I did, they will no doubt get the “lesson” from the outside world that straight and silky is better. Keep reading »

If You Love Your Hair And You Know It, Sing Along

Sesame Street reminds us to add one to our list of affirmations: “I love my hair!” Check out this adorable song about just how awesome your hair (well, African-American hair to be specific) can be. We’ll be playing this to set all our bad hair days right. [YouTube]
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“Sesame Street” Spoofs Old Spice Ads


He isn’t as hot as Isaiah Mustafa, but Grover still amuses in this Old Spice ad spoof on “Sesame Street.” How long do you think before media-savvy Isaiah and the people behind his ads get him a guest spot beside those lovable Muppets? [via BuzzFeed] Keep reading »

When Snooki Met Elmo — A Love Story

“Sesame Street” and “Jersey Shore” — two great tastes that taste great together? Nooooot realllly. But this clip (from “The Jimmy Kimmel Show”) of “Sesame Shore” does introduce us to “The Snooki Monster” — and for that we’re forever grateful. [YouTube] Keep reading »

“Sesame Street” For Grownups?

PBS is working on a “Sesame Street” for adults called “Next Avenue.” It will be meant to act as a “virtual life coach” for lost baby boomers. I wonder if they will use puppets. And words of the day? I’m picturing Oscar the Grouch pushing Viagra. “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Next Avenue?” It just doesn’t have the same ring to it. [NY Post]
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“Sesame Street”‘s Take On “True Blood”: “True Mud”


Sesame Street” may have said no to Katy Perry’s boobs, but that doesn’t mean that the classic kids’ show has lost its cool. This amazing spoof of “True Blood,” called “True Mud,” is designed to teach kids about rhyming. And make us adults laugh, because the idea of trying to clean up this show and make it kid-friendly is just, well, comical. [PopEater] Keep reading »

Katy Perry’s Boobs Are Banned From “Sesame Street”

Katy Perry‘s play date with “Sesame Street” has been canceled! A video of Katy and Elmo made it onto YouTube this week where she sings a cleaned-up version of “Hot N Cold” about wanting to play dress-up with her furry red friend. But then someone at The Sesame Workshop started reading the internet commenters’ complaints. Keep reading »

Katy Perry Pays A Visit To “Sesame Street”


What’s going down on “Sesame Street”? Katy Perry has come to play, but Elmo is feeling a tad moody. What’s a gal to do? Sing a kid-friendly version of her hit song “Hot N Cold,” of course! When you’re done singing along, check out these other awesome female “Sesame Street” guest stars. [The Daily Wh.at] Keep reading »

Video: Everyone Should Talk To Grover Before They Get Married

Where is Grover when we need him? [BuzzFeed]

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Sesame Street Meets Lady Gaga’s “Telephone”


Well, this was bound to happen. I, for one, am glad it did. [BuzzFeed]
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