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FLASHBACK: Mr. Rogers' Poignant Chat With The Wicked Witch About Being Misunderstood

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 10.29.2014 | Gay Voices

We love Mr. Rogers and we're always looking for an excuse to spend a little time with him. With Halloween headed our way in just a few days, we wer...

Tribute to Good Neighbors Day

Laurie Levy | Posted 09.26.2014 | Impact
Laurie Levy

What's the current thinking about having neighbors? If I believe the house hunting shows on HGTV, it's not having them. Or if you have them, it's important not to see them. On those shows, the kiss of death for a real estate listing is going into a backyard and seeing other homes.

Mr.Rogers Got It: Generations Are Stronger Together

Donna M. Butts | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Donna M. Butts

Mr. Rogers, who would have turned 95 today, understood the magic of connecting generations. Linking the young and old benefits both generations and unifies our communities.

Happy Birthday, Mister Rogers

Posted 03.20.2013 | Celebrity

Happy birthday, Fred Rogers! Our favorite children's television show host would have been 85 years-old Wednesday, but his impact on all of us coll...

Why You'll Never See Me At A 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Show Again

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

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.

Can Love Incarnate Be Delivered By TV?

Eliot Daley | Posted 12.13.2012 | Religion
Eliot Daley

Early media guru Marshall McLuhan famously declared TV a "cool" medium for its essentially dispassionate, detached, diluted means of engaging people. But both Fulton Sheen and Fred Rogers proved that it is not the essence of the medium that controls the effect.

WATCH: What Is Making These Kids Cry?

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 04.12.2012 | Parents

Sure, clowns have a bad reputation, but giant purple pandas might be equally as terrifying. Just ask these children at Pennsylvania's Center in the Wo...

Mr. Rogers and Top Pot Doughnuts

Carolyn Ossorio | Posted 10.19.2011 | Parents
Carolyn Ossorio

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'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' Spin-Off: Starring Daniel Tiger

aoltv.com | Posted 10.01.2011 | Entertainment

Ten years after the last batch of new episodes of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' aired, the popular children's series is getting a spin-off....

Mr. Rogers Gets A Spin-Off

Posted 10.01.2011 | Home

Mr. Rogers' legacy is about to be extended further with a new animated spin-off of "Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood," the Wrap reported. The series, called "...

The Presence Of God In Fred Rogers' Life And Work

Eliot Daley | Posted 08.30.2011 | Religion
Eliot Daley

One can discern both Fred's understanding of God and his regard for his audiences by considering what he did with those who entrusted him with their attention.

Fred Rogers' Legacy Lives Strong

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ellen Galinsky

Fred was the consummate example of an adult who was an ongoing learner. The stories of how he continued to study children's development and learning are legendary.

Another Year Without Fred Rogers, When We Need Him the Most

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

2011-02-25-Mr.Rogers.jpgWith some members of Congress intent on eliminating federal funding for public radio and television, a friend sent me this remarkable video.

Why Commercial Media and Its Fans Should Support Public Broadcasting

David Kleeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kleeman

Imagine if Barney had never proved that it's possible to do well by doing good. What if Fred Rogers had never convinced Senator John Pastore that TV need not be a vast wasteland?

Mr. Rogers' 'Digital' Neighborhood

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

"You Are Special" Mr. Rogers told me through the TV set. And a generation of children took his kind, supportive message to hear.

Save the "Street": A Technological Reboot in Order for Public Television?

Christina Gagnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christina Gagnier

As we move forward with the development of free platforms to create dynamic programming online, an American institution has been left behind: public television.

Would Mr. Rogers Be a Gamer Today?

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

Michael Levine, the Executive Director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop is fond of reminding us of a statistic that comes from the LI...

Mr. Rogers Honored With National Day Of Volunteering

AP | DAN NEPHIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

PITTSBURGH — Mister Rogers cared deeply about his neighbors and his neighborhood, both in the Neighborhood of Make-Believe and in real life. No...

John McCain Trades Straight Talk for Unadulterated Fantasy

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

McCain's speech was pure, unadulterated fantasy. The political equivalent of the trippy tour the Beatles gave us in Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds -- only instead of rocking horse people eating marshmallow pies, we get "a functioning democracy" in Iraq.

Sweater Day: A Tribute To Mr. Rogers

Huffington Post | Verena von Pfetten | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

In honor of Mr. Rogers, who died of cancer five years ago, today is Sweater Day! Everyone should be wearing their own version of his trademark attire:...

'God Hates Jags': Pittsburgh Straight Allies Stand Up to the Westboro Baptist Church

Sue Kerr | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

Pittsburgh-based comedian Davon Magwood has caught the attention of the Westboro Baptist Church. Magwood, a straight ally of the LGBTQ community, loathes the WBC, so when an opportunity to poke fun at them arose, he didn't miss a beat.