The Bert and Ernie Controversy

The Bert and Ernie Controversy

Emmy Award-winning “Sesame Street” is now in the middle of a Bert and Ernie controversy. A former writer for the series, Mark Saltzman, recently announced that two of the show’s iconic characters, Bert and Ernie, were written as a gay couple. The relationship reflected his own same-sex relationship, according to Saltzman, who began writing for […]

Sesame Street Move to HBO Good for Jokes but Makes Sense

Sesame Street Move to HBO Good for Jokes but Makes Sense

Today’s episode of Sesame Street is brought to viewers by the letters H, B and O. Well, maybe not today’s, but starting this fall, new episodes of the children’s show will be airing first on the cable network and its streaming outlets. The unexpected announcement about Sesame Street making a move to HBO is sure […]