Education FTW: ‘Sesame Street’ Showed Grover Laying An Egg That Elmo And Ernie Both Hatch Out Of To Teach Children Not Everything Can Be Explained With A Catchy Little Song

It’s been almost 40 years since Sesame Street first entered our homes and our hearts, but even after all this time, it’s still finding new and powerful ways to enchant and educate kids all over the world. Yesterday, the show proved once again that it remains one of the most innovative and powerful voices in children’s…

What I Learned About Race From Going To See ‘Get Out,’ Learning It Was Sold Out, And Going To See ‘Lego Batman’ Instead

Last night I finally went to my local movie theater to go see the movie Get Out, the popular thriller that has been widely praised for examining painful and complex truths about the relationship between white people and black people in the United States. Unfortunately, Get Out was sold out, and so I had to buy a…

The Stories In ‘The Flintstones’ Are Powerful, But They Probably Didn’t Literally Happen

Like many people who grew up with The Flintstones, I’ve always had a special place in my heart for their stories. And yet, as I get older and examine my relationship with those classic tales, it’s easy for doubts to creep in. Over the last few years, I’ve finally come to an important realization: The stories presented…