Sesame Street: Sons Of Poetry

I have never seen Sons of Anarchy but if it’s anything like Sesame Street’s offering, I’ll watch it all.

I love moo.

Hey, did I ever tell you that there was about one sketch per episode of Sesame Street that was specifically made for Canada, to fulfill the “Canadian content” prerequisite on some stations? We also got a spinoff called Sesame Park, with a polar bear named Basil.

Did Chick-Fil-A bear false witness not once but twice?

“Lying for Jesus” is not a new tactic, but it’s certainly a hypocritical one, if you’ve decided that it is more important to follow the rules set out in the Bible than to trust your basic human empathy to guide you in dealing with other human beings. It’s fascinating to me that someone can square a dogmatic need to force everyone to adhere to one lesser set of guidelines in the Bible involving where you’re allowed to put your penis, while completely failing to follow one major rule set forth as a Commandment: thou shalt not bear false witness. Bearing false witness means, in no uncertain terms, lying — the rule, therefore, means “do not lie”.

And yet, Chick-Fil-A has possibly lied twice in their recent PR campaign to weather a crisis caused by their anti-gay COO Dan Cathy.
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I’m Elmo And I Know It

Something that recently had me LMFAO — at least, closer to actually laughing my ass off than the original.

Though Mr. Noodle is very slightly less awesome a cameo than Ron Jeremy, at least this video pulls it out at the very end with the Jamie Foxx weird-smile moment from Nutcracker Mash.

Wait. Wait. I just watched it again and realized it had a misplaced apostrophe in the captions! Gah! Arglebargle! This can’not STAND!!!!

Jim Henson on how to build puppets, 1969

I loves me some Muppets. I never had the skill to work the hands of any puppet I’ve ever tried to use, though. The best I could do was the sweeping-arm movements. I probably would have loved to see this as a kid.

Funny how some really great puppets can be achieved by skilled puppeteers and little more than a wooden spoon, a cloth and a few rubber bands.

Hat tip to Laughing Squid.