Not since Barney and Mr. Roger's Neighborhood have I been so profoundly affected by children's entertainment. I'm not normally the type of person who writes to celebrities, so I hope you appreciate how intense my feelings are. I will never be the same again.
I hate you.
I was unconsciously humming a pleasant little tune when a woman in the next line started humming a line of harmony. We laughed. We couldn't figure out where it was from, but a young man who was bagging groceries knew immediately -- it was the theme to "Sonic The Hedgehog."
Both Neil Young and Jerry Seinfeld got famous for good reason. They both are incredibly gifted. And they both have accomplished a lot in their careers. But if they want to stay in the game, they have to keep using their talent.
The truth is that what I will miss is the innocence that Barney represents in my daughter's life. As I read the Cinderella book to her over and over each day, I try to decide what she's actually learning.