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C is for Capitalism: HBO saves Sesame Street

Sesame Workshop’s deal with HBO to create new episodes of “Sesame Street” for the cable network was a slap of reality to the pretentious pseudo-intellectuals who make up a chunk of PBS’ supporters. To these cultural elitists, public television is the last vestige of education and entertainment unsullied by capitalism. They despised the advertising, product placement, and ratings-based programming of ... Read More »