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First Big Bird Tweet Ever As Epic As Big Yellow Himself

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The first Big Bird tweet ever, sent just over two hours ago (according to the Verge), was as epic as Big Yellow himself. The single word tweet sent by the @BigBird account was epic, lighthearted, and quite a literal, “Tweet?” Retweeted by just over 2,900 and favorited by 1,900 people so far, Big Bird’s tweet… Read more »

‘Sesame Street’ Clip On Death Goes Viral [Video]

Big Bird Death

An old clip from Sesame Street about death has gone viral as the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting settles over the country. According to Blippit, the video finds Big Bird coming to terms with the passing of his friend Mr. Hooper. The residents of Sesame Street are then faced with the challenge… Read more »

Tim Tebow Is America’s Dream Thanksgiving Guest

Tim Tebow Is America's Dream Thanksgiving Guest

Tim Tebow is the most popular Thanksgiving dinner guest in America, according to a new survey. A Nielsen “Destination America” poll asked Americans who they’d most like to have dinner with on Turkey Day, and Tebow was, at least in this case, first choice. The Jets quarterback was chosen by 23 percent of respondents, and… Read more »

‘Sesame Street’ Asks Obama To Take Down Big Bird Campaign Ad

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Big Bird became a major talking point after the first presidential debate between President Obama and GOP candidate Mitt Romney, and, earlier today, the Sesame Street character showed up in its first political ad. And that didn’t sit well with the Sesame Workshop, the group that runs Sesame Street. The Sesame Workshop said that Big… Read more »

New Obama Advertisement Stars Big Bird [Video]

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Big Bird has made the jump from Sesame Street to the White House by becoming the latest star in President Obama’s new television advertisement. You can check out the footage at the foot of the page. The ad mocks Mitt Romney’s declaration that he would cut the funding towards the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and… Read more »

Big Bird Appears On SNL’s Weekend Update [Video]

Big Bird on Saturday Night Live

Big Bird has been the hot topic of discussion ever since Mitt Romney confirmed at the first presidential debate that he would pull funding from PBS despite his love of the giant educator of children. While Elmo, Oscar the Grouch, and the rest of the Sesame Street crew have remained quiet on the issue, Big… Read more »

Big Bird Booked For Media Appearances Following Presidential Debate

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After Big Bird’s career was threatened by Mitt Romney’s budget cut proposals during the presidential debate last night, the Sesame Street character has been requested to perform a media blitz to stick up for host channel PBS and is being courted for interviews with Jimmy Fallon, Piers Morgan, and more. We kid you not. Big… Read more »