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Lupita Nyong'o's 'Sesame Street' Bit On Skin Is Truly Wonderful

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment

Lupita Nyong'o made her debut on American "Sesame Street" and it was, well, perfect. Elmo and Nyong'o talk about skin -- apparently, Elmo has skin, to...

Elmo Puppeteer's Sex Abuse Lawsuit Dismissed

Reuters | Posted 08.20.2014 | Crime

(Adds comment from Clash spokesman, byline) By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK, June 20 (Reuters) - A federal judge in Pennsyl...

Today's Parenting Lesson Brought to You By the Letter 'J' for 'Judgemental'

Whitney Fisch | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Whitney Fisch

The mass marketing of Elmo still creeps me out but all-in-all, I'm realizing that fighting Elmo isn't the fight I want or should be fighting. For my daughter, Elmo represents fun.

Apparently, I Love Beer More Than I Love My Daughter

Ben Hallman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Ben Hallman

An accounting of my spending reveals that when I told my daughter we couldn't afford the book, what I meant was that I'd rather spend that money on something else. That something, in most instances, is beer.

Generosity Is the New Currency

Rev. Susan Sparks | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rev. Susan Sparks

Studies show that being generous with one's time, for example through volunteering, can lengthen your life, lower blood pressure, help manage pain and boost overall feelings of well-being.

Folk-Rock Heroes: Conversations with Steve Forbert, Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin, Plus Terence P. Minogue & American Voices' 'Gaudete' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Season of Joy is the latest offering of Christmas songs, old and new, from Terence P. Minogue. The album leads us through three special aspects of Christmas Part 1 -- The Season is for the weeks before Christmas, the busy time in anticipation of the upcoming festivities.

It's OK: Let Elmo Be a Carrot Pusher

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Bettina Elias Siegel

The Produce Marketing Association's growers, suppliers and retailers will be allowed for two years to use iconic characters such as Elmo and Big Bird in messaging and on produce sold in stores -- all without paying any licensing fees.

Anti-Semitic 'Elmo' Gets Year In Jail

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A bogus costumed Elmo, who collected tips for cuddling children in family photos in New ...

This May Be The Happiest Thing Ever Filmed

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

To honor the 44th season of "Sesame Street," Jimmy Fallon and The Roots joined Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and others from the "Sesame Street" gang...

What Your Favorite Sesame Street Character Says About You

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 09.24.2013 | TV

Let's just put this out there so everyone is clear: Sesame Street is awesome. And not in an ironic, it's-cool-to-love-a-kids-show-because-we're-adults...

Elmo-Dressed Man Admits Girl Scouts Scam After Anti-Semitic Tirade

AP | Posted 09.18.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK -- A homeless man who went on an anti-Semitic tirade in New York City's Times Square while dressed as Elmo is facing prison time for a plot t...

The Count & Elmo Sing Jay Z

Posted 08.07.2013 | Comedy

There's simply nothing better than Sesame Street characters singing today's hits... nothing. (Watch out for some NSFW language.) Via Tastefully Of...

Kevin Clash Gets Some Good News

AP | Posted 08.16.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES — Kevin Clash, the Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid allegations that he sexually abused underage boys, won three Daytime Emmy Awards...

Elmo And Jon Hamm Explain Sculpture... And It's Adorable

Posted 04.16.2013 | Arts

In this adorable Sesame Street video, Elmo and his pal Jon Hamm do their best to explain the art of sculpture to the masses. The benevolent red artis...

Elmo Teaching Online Safety? That's Cool!

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 04.17.2013 | Parents
Hemanshu Nigam

Technology solutions offer parents powerful tools to protect children from online risks, but education remains critical in empowering young users to follow safe practices and gain Internet independence.

Kissing Cousins

Lester & Charlie | Posted 02.22.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Uh oh. We're coming up once again to that holiday in December that FOX News claims liberals declared a war on. But a couple recent news items make us wonder if the real soldiers in the war on Christmas aren't our friends in red states.

Hollywood's Signs The World Actually Is Ending

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 02.19.2013 | Entertainment

Who knew that in the ancient Mayan calendar, they would have predicted so much that pointed to the end of the world? Like the exact date that Lindsay ...

9 Celebrities Who Behaved Badly In 2012

Pat Gallagher | Posted 02.18.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

These post 50 celebrities show wisdom doesn't necessary come with age. Sometimes midlife can present some situations that stir up the pot, leading to lapses in judgment that would make even Lindsay Lohan (on a good day) gasp.

CARTOON: Elmo Sex Scandal Affecting More Than Just Sesame Street

Posted 12.11.2012 | Black Voices

With every passing day the controversy surrounding Kevin Clash, the former voice of Elmo, seems to hold more twist and turns. With a fourth accuser co...

5 Reasons to Hate Elmo (Non-Kevin Clash Subcategory)

Vanity Fair | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

The recent accusations of sexual abuse against Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash have been tragic for all concerned, especially the alleged teenage victims. But I would be remiss in my obligations as a cultural critic if I didn't take this opportunity to reflect on Elmo himself.

Timeline Of Elmo Puppeteer's Underage Sex Allegations

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 02.09.2013 | Crime

MIAMI — Another man on Monday sued the former Elmo puppeteer who resigned amid sex abuse allegations, claiming the voice actor befriended him in...

1, 2, 3, 4 Underage Sex Allegations For Elmo Puppeteer

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

A fourth man has come forward with claims that he had a sexual relationship with Elmo's puppeteer when the accuser was 16. The newest allegations h...

Warner Bros. Pulls Plug On Developing Kevin Clash Project

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

As the Kevin Clash sex scandal continues to unravel, the former voice of Elmo is still experiencing misfortune after allegations of having sexual rela...

What Is Elmo's Future After Clash Scandal?

Posted 11.30.2012 | TV

What does the future hold for the beloved "Sesame Street" character Elmo in the wake of the child molestation scandal that's engulfed his former puppe...

Elmo Sex Scandal Gets Taiwanese Animation Treatment (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 11.27.2012 | Weird News

Elmo can't catch a break. Next Media Animation, a Taiwanese company famous for turning serious events into ridiculous animated shorts, has done it ...