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Elmo's at the cineplex and I'm tickled!

Elmo's at the cineplex and I'm tickled!

Watch out, Margaret Thatcher. Move over, J. Edgar. Scoot over to the nearest subway grating, Marilyn Monroe. Elmo is back to claim his box office throne, as you recently heard from our very own cuddly Annie J. Howell.

It’s all thanks to Kevin Clash, the Baltimore-born man with a knack for sticking his hand up cloth creatures and making them sing, laugh, cry, and annoy in the most adorable ways. Most specifically, he’s known for doing Elmo the red monster from Sesame Street, and now they’re both stars of a film guaranteed a nomination for Furriest Documentary…

Elmo makes a pregnant woman's day at Sundance Film Festival

Elmo makes a pregnant woman's day at Sundance Film Festival

This adorable video of Elmo (and Kevin Clash, the man behind the lovable puppet) greeting a delighted pregnant audience member at the Sundance Film Festival premiere of BEING ELMO: A PUPPETEERS JOURNEY has been going viral. This is unsurprising because the Internet loves Elmo…and I strongly suspect Elmo loves it back. Gah, I can’t wait…

BEING ELMO seeks the man behind the Muppet

BEING ELMO seeks the man behind the Muppet

With more than 100 films set to screen at the Sundance Film Festival this year, festival-goers and watchers from afar can use all the help they can get in figuring out what’s headed their way. One highly useful tool is the series of interviews the website indieWIRE is rolling out in which directors whose films…

Katy Perry's cleavage can tell you how to get to Sesame Street

Katy Perry's cleavage can tell you how to get to Sesame Street

Or rather, how to get kicked off Sesame Street. Perry shot a music video with Elmo for the pre-schoolers’ show featuring a version of her “Hot n’ Cold” hit, this one about playing dress up (natch). Sesame Street does this all the time — kidifying a pop tune with the actual artist; check out Feist’s…

Katy Perry's Sesame Street Controversy

Katy Perry's Sesame Street Controversy

Katy Perry’s duet with Elmo will be removed from the broadcast version of Sesame Street after the online video drummed up a significant amount of controversy due to her revealing top.  The high strung Elmo seemed a bit more energetic in her presence. Perry: Hey, Elmo (pointing to her eyes)…they’re up here. Check out the…