Meet Julia: Sesame Street’s newest muppet, who has autism. While Julia has not yet hit children’s television sets, her impact on the children’s programming industry has already been immense. The new muppet is described as “a preschool girl with autism who does things a little differently when playing with her friends.” Julia is also set […]

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What’s the first thing you think of when you think of New York City’s famed Times Square? Is it the interminable sea of tourists? The cars honking and screeching, or the blinding fluorescent lights? How about topless women, nightmarish Elmos and goofy-looking Spider-men? Well, if you’ve been to the renowned intersection any time in the […]

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By Samantha Wong, Staff Writer @saaaamwong According to an AP article featured on USA Today’s website, in Times Square, this month, an apparently disturbed Cookie Monster pushed a two-year old and shouted obscenities at his mother for not charitably handing over $2.  Earlier this year, an anti-Semitic Elmo pleaded guilty for disorderly conduct and a […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis The voice behind Elmo was silenced for a moment. Kevin Clash, the puppeteer of Sesame Street’s beloved Elmo, allegedly had a relationship with a minor. A 23-year-old man touched base with the Sesame Street Workshop this past June and claimed that he was involved in a relationship with Clash […]

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