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Library of Congress Honors 50 Years (50 Ah-Ah-Aaaaahhhhh) of Sesame Street

Library of Congress Honors 50 Years (50! Ah-Ah-Aaaaahhhhh!) of 'Sesame Street'

The second was the launch of Sesame Street, which would go on to transform the nature of - and our attitudes toward - television programming created for children.[caption id="attachment_932663" align="aligncenter" width="768"] Sesame Street Season 1 Caroll Spinney and Big Bird[/caption] "Sesame Street changed the landscape of children’s media at a time when television was viewed as[...]

Fallout From Grover/F-Bomb Debacle: Will Sesame Street Get 7 Second Delay

Fallout From Grover/F-Bomb Debacle: Will Sesame Street Get 7 Second Delay?

And after all these years, we thought it was Oscar who had the trash mouth… Apparently nostalgic for the good old days of debating dress colors (don't act like you weren't a part of that, too), an already embattled nation found themselves at both a moral and existential crossroads (not sure if that's even possible, […]

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

LibraryCon Encourages Libraries to Run Their Own Comic Cons

Convention 'swag' was offered such as downloadable comic samplers and print out posters.I managed to make it to all of the sessions, which ranged in topic from children’s books to fan faves These featured Q&As at the end of each for real interaction with the people speaking What was of real interest though was a[...]

Sesame Streets Bert and Ernie Share Their Backstory Fresh Prince of Bel Air Style

Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie Share Their Backstory 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air' Style

Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie have a message for Will Smith and Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes: pop culture isn't big enough for two teams of '90s neon-clad, high-fivin' TV rappers, gentlemen. So pick up your banana and take their call: they're coming for your throne — and Rubber Duckie's ridin' shotgun! Possibly as a response […]

Hand Out Comics Not Candy Tonight

Hand Out Comics, Not Candy, Tonight

They get comics every day of the year, but not all children are so fortunate.Let's let Quantum & Woody & Archer & Armstrong wearing each others clothes have the last word, to promote their Delinquents comic...Photos from Richard's Comics & Collectables of Greenville, South Carolina We always have a gaggle of kids at 8 Robin Hood[...]

Kids And Violence In Todays Comics. Literally Todays Comics.

Kids And Violence In Today's Comics. Literally, Today's Comics.

Last night I had a talk with my daughter about not hitting people. "Spider-Man does it" she replied. I explained that Spider-Man was just a fun story, that it isn't real and that, anyway, Spider-Man was fighting bad guys like thieves and robbers. "But Sally stole my sweets." I can see the conversations continuing long […]

Its 2012. Do You Know Where Your Comic Book Children Are

It's 2012. Do You Know Where Your Comic Book Children Are?

What is up with children in comic books today? Or, rather, this week? Picking up a few comics and reading them, we have Miles Morales hitting his icon and inspiration with a dabilitating venom sting.The young Talia Al'Ghul taking it out on an innocent tree.And, bloody hell, Hit Girl using an in-teddy beear handgun.We need[...]

Countdown To The Eisners &#8211 You Know For Kids

Countdown To The Eisners – You Know, For Kids

Now these categories might not be so interesting to everybody, but let me remind you that the children are our future (whether we like it or not) If you need a reminder of what’s been nominated, you can find the entire list right here, and see what I chose last week right here.Who is not[...]

The Beguiling To Open A Comic Shop You Know For Kids

The Beguiling To Open A Comic Shop, You Know, For Kids

It is the first comic shop aimed entirely at children, and will host readings with children's comic and book authors and artist from across the world.We'd love a store report from anyone who can pop along Maybe with a little one...Some people are going to be bemused that such a thing even needs to[...]