My brief encounter with Carroll Spinney, the actor who played Big Bird, came at a time I needed it the most.
Tag: Sesame Street
A Muppet Family Christmas for all of us
The most magical element of A Muppet Family Christmas is how it finally unites the Muppets with Sesame Street.
Super Megafest 2013: Celebrating celebrities young & old
Super Megafest 2013 introduced me to Eliza Dushku, Tom Felton, Barbara Eden, and Bill Daily — and reintroduced me to Carroll Spinney, aka Big Bird.
Sesame Street parodies the Hobbit, Hunger Games
Sesame Street's Cookie Monster becomes the hero in Lord of the Crumbs, Hungry Games: Catching Fur, and other movie parodies.
Summer Shorts: My Deaf Family
Marlee Matlin shot a pilot for a television series entitled 'My Deaf Family', then uploaded it to YouTube — opening the floodgate for ethical discussions.
The Return of Super Megafest
Boston Super Megafest returned to Framingham in November 2008, bringing Jonathan Frakes, Dawn Wells, and Carroll Spinney — aka Riker, Mary Ann, and Big Bird.