The new face of poverty on Sesame StreetIn an effort to raise awareness about poverty and hunger, the makers of Sesame Street are introducing a new Muppet to the neighborhood. Her name is Lily, and her family has an "ongoing struggle with hunger."
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Or at least she tried to with her saucy duet with Elmo (the red creature that you tickle, not the restaurant that serves gay meatloaf in Chelsea). But uppity folk booted the "gurl" and her cleavage right into the garbage can along with Oscar the Grouch. Yes, Sesame Street shitcanned busty K ... More >>
The guy who mugged a 101-year-old and other elderly victims has been sentenced to 75 years in prison. As he is 47, on even the most forgiving terms of parole, he can only get out when he is of an age to be thus victimized himself. The humiliation of Tiger Woods proceeds with withering scorn from ... More >>
As often happens in the madhouse that is the rightwing blogosphere, a conservative recently got mad about an old TV show: Big Hollywood denounced Sesame Street for a 2007 episode in which Oscar the Grouch said, "I am watching 'Pox' News. Now there is a trashy news show." The episode actually ... More >>
Pete Seeger only turns 90 once, so why not have a big party? True to the folk singer's activist legacy, this packed Madison Square Garden celebration was a fundraiser for the Clearwater sloop and sailboat-centered foundation that Seeger built in 1969 to raise awareness about a then-near-dead Hudso ... More >>
Two New York rappers dreamed of stardom. MF Doom got it. MF Grimm didn't.