Life On The Street

4 segments
  • Passing Secrets  31 min
  • Beware Big Bird  18 min
  • Weird Science  36 min
DVDs of the original Sesame Street are labeled “for adults only.” New York Times media columnist Virginia Heffernan explains why 1970’s-era Sesame Street episodes are now seen as inappropriate for many of today’s preschoolers. Plus, how did Bliss Broyard react when she learned her father was black? And, the authors of Good Calories, Bad Calories and Proust Was a Neuroscientist.