Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Can You Tell Me How to Get...

2009 marks the 40th anniversary of the much-beloved Sesame Street, and we're starting the celebration early here at G:TB with a roll call of our favorite characters. For me:

(Note: this has no connection to yesterday's post. None, whatsover.)

20 comments:

zoltan said...

Oscar.

TJ said...

Bip Bipadotta

Rhymenocerous said...

I have an 18 month-old son who loses his shit whenever Sesame Street is on. I'm pretty sure he worships Elmo because he goes into a faux-epileptic fit when he sees him. Or maybe it's a real epileptic fit. I should probably look into that.

So I've gotten my fix of that program in the last few months. My favorite character is a deep-cut choice: Telly.

Dennis said...

Without Cookie Monster I would not have been able to drink a cup of coffee in peace during the last 2 years.

C is for cookie.
That's good enough for me.
C is for cookie.
That's good enough for me.
C is for cookie.
That's good enough for me.
OH! Cookie, cookie, cookie starts with C!!

Whitney said...

I was always a huge fan of Guy Smiley. He's one of my role models.

TJ said...

You mean Bernie Liederkrantz?

Shlara said...

When I was two years old, I wanted to be a "Manha Manha" when I grew up--you know the puppet with the fuzzy hair who sang the song with the two "do do da do do" girls in the background?

There was a Jim Henson exhibit at the Smithsonian this summer and they had all three of those muppets on display--it was so cool-when I saw them I had a fit like Rhyme's 18-month old son.

rob said...

telly is nice. named for savalas, which is a great touch.

Rhymenocerous said...

Shlara - If you had a fit like my son, that meant you drooled, pooped your pants, threw my cell phone down a flight of stairs and then smiled at me.

TJ said...

Tuesday?

TJ said...

This was just sent to me. Dave would be happy - it's a comment that fits with the post for once.

zoltan said...

Fruit figs try to lube my blue ass but I just turn it into jelly. Smuckers!

Brilliant.

Mark said...

Brilliant, indeed.

TJ said...

Mark, is this one of the guys you said might be the real deal?

Jelani Jenkins
LB (6-2, 220)
Our Lady Of Good Counsel
Olney, MD

A local kid I see...and I answered my own question: "The best outside linebacker in the 2009 class according to Rivals.com"

zoltan said...

According to ESPN.com, the feds' evidence against Barry Bonds includes:

witness descriptions of Bonds' "physical, behavioral and emotional characteristics" -- including acne on his back, testicle shrinkage, head size, hat size, hand size, foot size and sexual behavior

I can't wait to see who has been keeping track of Barry's testicle size.

Mark said...

Oliver Purnell is rocking a sweet orange velvet sportcoat. Nice take on the loud school color sportcoat trend amongst college basketball coaches.

Rhymenocerous said...

I don't see how this Duke team will go very far in this tourney. They will have to be ridiculous from the 3 pt line to make any kind of fun. They are not tough at all. Henderson is the only guy on that team I really like.

rob said...

tribe jumps ugly on northeastern and uncw beats vcu - caa's tiny, flickering hopes of a second bid extinguished.

and the baby deacs are figuring out that they have to play the whole season. yikes.

Shlara said...

I usually don't stick around for a blow-out, but this Clemson win is kind of fun to watch.

Mark said...

I can't imagine that this week has gone the way RhymO had hoped fro the Knickerbockers.

Also, I have no idea how you people manage to live up north. It's been in the 30s at night 4-5 times over the past two weeks down here and I'm about ready to move to Costa Rica.