All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘big bird’

Caroll Spinney: Big Bird Shares Heartbreaking Story During Reddit AMA

Caroll Spinney, a man who’s played a big part of many kids’ lives, recently shared one of the most heartbreaking stories you’ll read on the internet. For the last 46 years, Spinney has made Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch come alive on Sesame Street. He sat down this week for a reddit AMA, in which a users asked him …

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Stephen Colbert Says Goodbye With Song, Prepares to Take Over for David Letterman

Stephen Colbert bid the Colbert Report adieu in the days before Christmas, with his last show featuring a star studded sing along. The Comedy Central host will soon sit behind David Letterman’s desk on The Late Show, as he prepares to take over for the late night host some time in 2015. “If this is your first time tuning in …

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Sesame Street Wants Obama Campaign to Take Down Big Bird Ad

Poor Big Bird. Nobody wants to be inserted into a campaign as rough as the one currently playing out for President of the United States, and I can imagine that the eight-foot tall bright yellow bird is no exception. Now, on his behalf, Sesame Street has taken lengths to make it abundantly clear that Big Bird (and any other character, …

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Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up

During last night’s presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney made a small comment about Sesame Street character Big Bird that might have gone unnoticed, except for the millions of people watching who support educational television. “I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS,” Romney said. “I like PBS. I like Big Bird. I like you, too.” That last-second remark was aimed …

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