As mentioned before, we are huge fans of Sesame Street and of the Sesame Workshop. They have made incredible strides in the arena of children's programming around the world. In fact, I plan to read this book over the summer because I am fascinated by the stories behind the creation of Sesame Street.
Perhaps we should have purchased the $10 balloon a few weeks ago. It might have helped save a few more jobs.
Several online articles have addressed this particular layoff, in part because of the angle of Sesame Street being hit by the recession and in part to joke about what career options Big Bird really has after his stint is done on the Street. My favorite article about this topic ended with this genius sentence:
"This story was brought to you by the letters S, A, and D."
Hard economic times, my friend.
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