This is only the first day the kids of Great Britain have had off from school September seems a very long way away They were up at 7am, determined to get their planned school work for the day done by 1pm But then what? Well, at Casa Johnston we have been watching Upstart Crow in[...]
"The Segregation Experiment": Channel 4 Reality Series Examines Racism Through 11 & 12-Year-Olds' Eyes
Back in October 2019, The Guardian was one of the first media outlets to reference The Segregation Experiment (working title), and now we're learning more about the project. Stemming from production company Proper Content, The Segregation Experiment looks to a class of 11-and-12-year-old kids to answer the question: could we be racist without even knowing it,[...]
Sesame Street's Desert Island Q – Grover, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, or Cookie Monster: Who Do YOU Choose?
So pick up your banana and take their call: they're coming for your throne — and make no mistake… Rubber Duckie's ridin' shotgun! Most likely done in response to adults who spend way too much time projecting their own interpretations, insecurities, and issues onto two Muppets whose only "ulterior motive" is to make your kids into better human[...]
Nickelodeon announced its sweeping programming slate on Thursday, which can best be described as having a little bit of something for everyone: something old (All That, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader), something new (Ryan's Mystery Playdate), something borrowed (SpongeBob Squarepants spinoffs), something Blue's Clues – and a whole lot more in-between. Here's a look[...]
The streets of Sesame were silent by the end of the week, "rocked" by a made-up controversy involving Grover and a misheard F-bomb during a recent episode.
However, with the demands of work, a spouse, and two small children, the only time I have to watch any TV is the two hours between when my kids go to bed and when I get to fall asleep Over the years, I have honed an effective system for watching television and being a parent[...]
Winter brings frigid temperatures, early sunsets, and long breaks from school for the kids I love to spend those cold winter evenings curled up on the couch with my little geeks watching television and drinking hot chocolate However, watching kids shows can be like slow, repetitive, grating water torture – except with singing and dancing[...]
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 to adults spending way too much time projecting their own interpretations, insecurities, and issues onto two Muppets whose only "ulterior motive" is to make your kids into better human beings, Sesame Street treated us to[...]
The cooking competition series also happens in a grown-up version, hence the 'season 14' in the title, which is how DirectTV subscribers will see the series numbered (like me). Ok, that cleared up- FOX really loves Gordon Ramsay, as this is the fourth show the chef hosts on the network. Junior is by far the most enjoyable of these[...]
It very much looks like a sci-fi kids' cartoon Tracy Yardley does a good job with expressions and bringing a lot of energy to the visuals Plus, Matt Herms's color work is a unique palette focusing on blues and purples Both artists' styles coincide very well, and the overall comic looks great. Cosmo is a fun and[...]
Bleeding Cool contributor Rich Epstein was at NYCC 2017 checking out the annual Katie Cook event: New York Comic Con isn't just for adults — there's plenty for kids to do, as well One of the more fun events every year is Katie Cook hosting a how-to session teaching youngsters how to draw some of their[...]
There are a lot more kids watching Mad Max: Fury Road and the Walking Dead TV show than I was previously aware of, exhibiting detailed knowledge of death, murder and zombie killing… well, I suppose it is San Diego Comic Con. Thanks to Kendra Pettis for being brave enough to face the little horrors. [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lmlrr47NGmI[/youtube] And make sure you[...]
We always have a gaggle of kids at 8 Robin Hood Lane in Kingston Vale, London, every Hallowe'en Why? Because a few years ago I decided to give out comics books instead of comics, sweets and candy at Hallowe'en Aiming to rot brains rather than teeth. And while the kids know they can get sweets[...]
IDW are making a Bqck To School Kids Edition sampler of their published Skylanders, Angry Birds, My Little Pony and Cartoon Network comics. And then throwing in sneak peeks of TMNT/Ghostbusters and Edward Scissorhands while they're at it Ask your comic store owner if he or she will be getting any in. And some Prints Charming news for your Marvel all ages titles:[...]