Spinney had been living with Dystonia for some time, resulting in involuntary muscle spasms.[caption id="attachment_1130846" align="alignnone" width="1600"] WarnerMedia[/caption]Here's a look at the official statement from Sesame Workshop:https://twitter.com/SesameWorkshop/status/1203727633458094080?s=20 Caroll Spinney, the legendary puppeteer behind beloved Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, died today, December 8th 2019, at age 85 at his home in Connecticut,[...]
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- Jeremy Konrad[embed]https://youtu.be/u72aDNL3vRw[/embed]Oscar the Grouch (Caroll Spinney): Sesame Street - A grumpy being of unknown origin that lives in a TARDIS disguised as a trash can As seen through multiple films and specials, said trash can is much larger on the inside and can transport beings to other realities/universes.[embed]https://youtu.be/N_p7YIsEblg[/embed]MacGyver (Richard Dean Anderson): MacGyver - Time Lord is basically[...]
[caption id="attachment_932663" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Sesame Street Season 1 Caroll Spinney and Big Bird[/caption]The lamp posts that line Sesame Street are a little less bright today with news that puppeteer Caroll Spinney is stepping down as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, roles he has performed on Sesame Street since the series premiered in 1969[...]
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 […]
If this first teaser for the classic children show's Stranger Things 2 parody is a sign of things to come, then Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch and Elmo might need to pack their bags and figure out a way "how to get, how to get the **** out of Sesame Street." On the same day[...]
The Jim Henson Gallery is to house a new, permanent exhibition at New York's Museum of Modern Art. I'll see you there.
I love this guy, even though his voice seems to have "broken" since the last time I saw him and he's not quite as grouchy as I recalled. Guy Lodge and Kris Tapley, eat your hearts out. The image at the head of this post is available as a T-shirt. I want one.