| 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 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 6, 2013
| 3:34 AM
Recently, the beloved PBS children's show, "Sesame Street", introduced viewers to a new character who has a parent in prison.
Alex, whose dad is incarcerated, is part of an online kit called "Little Children, Big Challenges," featured on the "Sesame...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Sure, the president was on “The Tonight Show” Tuesday, but it was Stephen Colbert who easily had the most memorable moment of the night.
To celebrate his annual summer concert series, “StePhest Colbchella '013,” the host donned...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
"Sons of Anarchy" has gotten the "Sesame Street" treatment in a new parody called "Sons of Poetry." The Muppet-like versions of the show's main characters just can't stop rhyming....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Food, more food, therapy and virgins are the topics of four new reality series MTV announced on Wednesday.
Surely the series most likely to provoke discussion is what MTV is calling the "Untitled Virgins Project," a reality series following various...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Discovery Channel's 26th edition of "Shark Week" kicked off Sunday night with the highest ratings in the history of the annual shark-related programming week.
The Sunday night airing of "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives," grabbed 4.8 million viewers,...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:34 PM
The magic of baseball is it brings out the kid in all of us. Given that, I'm channeling fond memories of "Sesame Street" in saying this perspective on the White Sox's 2013 season is brought to you by the letter "R."
The word that was once...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:37 AM
Glendale just can’t get enough of Meatball the bear.
The City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to review Glendale’s design for its float in the 2014 Tournament of Roses Parade, which may include a likeness of the foraging animal.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:30 PM
YouTube, which has built an Internet video empire based on free, ad-supported content, has not signed up many paying customers for the 50-odd subscription channels since they launched more than two months ago, according to several partners.
To be sure,...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Like thousands of other summer football campers who are too old for "Sesame Street" but too young to shave, my godson is learning how to block, throw, catch, kick and run faster.
All the fundamentals.
Yet as more details emerged last week about jailed...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:37 PM
In a landmark decision this week, the Supreme Court over-turned the Defense of Marriage Act, restoring benefits to gay couples and opening the door for same-sex marriages to resume in California.
In the same week, a pair of "Sesame Street" Muppets,...