| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:30 AM
When Jeff Bieber was growing up as "a Jewish kid from Queens," his awareness of Mexican American border culture largely consisted of owning a Davy Crockett coonskin cap.
"I suppose you knew about the Alamo, but the word 'Tejano,' I had no clue," says...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 3:36 PM
The 44th season of "Sesame Street" premiered Monday, and Cookie Monster made the trip out to L.A. to talk about it.
Why Cookie Monster? Because Cookie Monster is starring in a new segment titled "Cookie's Crumby Pictures" that will put the blue-furred...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Cookie Monster was in the house! Everyone's favorite furry blue cookie lover stopped by our own Test Kitchen this morning to talk cookies (of course), fill us in on his new "Sesame Street" segment, and teach us a little about -- of all things -- self-...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:48 PM
On HBO's "Game of Thrones," Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey play murderous siblings, driven by their mutual hatred of each other and their twisted sexual appetites (he for prostitutes, she for her twin brother). On PBS' "Sesame Street," those same actors...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Orlando Science Center's adults-only night returns Saturday, the same day, as fate would have it, that its "Sesame Street" exhibit opens.
These are separate events, for sure. Science Night Live, for the 21-and-up set, runs from 8 p.m. to 11 pm. on Sept....
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:23 AM
It was a sunny day Thursday on "Late Night," where Jimmy Fallon and the Roots swept the clouds away.
The host and his house band lived the dream of every 4-year-old (and more than a few 40-year-olds) across the land by teaming up with an all-star line-...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 11:33 AM
"Boardwalk Empire" is coming back for a fifth season.
HBO announced Thursday that the critically acclaimed series will be back for another year. Last weekend, the series picked up five Emmy Awards -- for art direction, hairstyling, sound mixing, sound...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
A fifth man has filed a lawsuit against Kevin Clash, the former voice of Elmo on "Sesame Street," making sex abuse allegations similar to those of four other plaintiffs.
Kevin Kiadii, now 25, of New York, alleges that he was 16 when he and Clash...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy.
Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
| Dec 2, 2013
Holidays in Chicago are synonymous with the Joffrey Ballet's lavish production of "The Nutcracker," the classic ballet adapted in 1987 by Robert Joffrey from E.T.A. Hoffmann's "The Nutcracker and the Mouse King" and set to the traditional Tchaikovsky...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Who doesn't want to go to Sesame Street?
A real-life version of the famed address is part of a new Orlando Science Center exhibit called "Sesame Street Presents The Body," which opens to the public on Saturday. I had a sneak peek of the area, and I'm...