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Topic - Bert
Miss Piggy is finally joining her love, Kermit the Frog, in the Smithsonian Institution's collection of Jim Henson's Muppets.
The homosexual movement is transforming America. A great cultural change has taken place. The homosexual lifestyle — once considered a moral abomination — is today not only accepted, but celebrated.
The New Yorker magazine’s latest cover managed to convey celebration for the Supreme Court’s recent same-sex ruling while taking a shot at an icon of American traditional values: Sesame Street.
First, Big Bird became an unwitting player in a presidential debate that argued for clipping his wings.
The popular children's program Sesame Street on Friday put to rest rumors that odd couple roommates Bert and Ernie are gay, saying the puppets are just "best friends" and would not marry.
It seems so familiar to us now _ puppet characters on television that are so real, so expressive, so alive that we forget there's a human being doing the actual work behind the scenes.
President Obama is conveniently using some alarming statistics to justify even more federal government intrusion into the educational system from pre-school through graduate school.
Bert and Ernie, Big Bird and the Count have spent years teaching children right from wrong and how to count, but now some of their fellow "Sesame Street" neighbors will take on a new task: counseling military families.
Time was when video games only reared their Q*Bert and Mario heads in a small, relatively predictable set of places — mostly, basements teeming with teenaged boys, garish mall-based arcades, dark corners of neighborhood bars, and the occasional TV show and T-shirt. Pac-Man fever may have been rampant at one point (the early '80s), but those who didn't have the bug for the game and its variants could safely avoid contamination if they were cautious enough.