This post is brought to you by the letter B

11 Nov

B, as in, belated.  And birthday.  I meant to post something about Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary yesterday, but alas, that didn’t happen.  But I still wanted to say it: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SESAME STREET!  I hope for 40+ more years of Big Bird, Grover (not scared of monsters!), Oscar, Elmo, Ernie, Bert, and the rest of the street gang.   And speaking of Street Gang: that’s the title of a great (if somewhat exhaustive) history of Sesame Street.  It was really interesting to hear about how the whole idea came about (at a dinner party, by the way).  Check it out!

And, for your entertainment, a couple of my favorite Sesame Street moments.  First, Bert, doin’ the pigeon (he loves pigeons almost as much as oatmeal):

And, Grover and John John count a penny:

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