In a world filled with reasons to be outraged and angry, the following parody of Sesame Street‘s favorite couple seems to us to have generated much more than its fair share of hate:
Well done, yeah? And definitely in the dog house with PBS and Children’s Television Workshop et al.
In the spirit of one of our absolutely least favorite offline series, House Hunter, may we suggest a compromise?
What if we say that yes, Bert and Ernie of course are gay – what kid who grew up watching the show could ever think otherwise? – but that they’re asexual homosexuals?
Because what kid who grew up watching the show could ever think otherwise about that either?