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‘Downton Tabby’ adds cat twist to PBS hit

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Season two of the celebrated PBS series Downton Abbey has drawn to a close, so now what? Well this being the internets, it’s a parody featuring a cat, of course! Ladies and gentlemen, Catsterpiece Classics presents… Downton Tabby: “There’s a new lady at Downton Abbey, and she’s got her claws out. Because she’s a cat.”

Quarterback Drew Brees heading to Sesame Street

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

New Orleans Saints quarterback and father of two Drew Brees is bringing his passing talents to Sesame Street. Brees headed to New York and taped a segment with the high-pitch voiced Elmo and a talking football before the start of the current football season, and his cameo on the longest running children’s television show will […]

Study: ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ may be bad for children’s brains

Monday, September 12th, 2011

While it’s unlikely that any parent thinks their children watching Nickelodeon’s SpongeBob SquarePants is an educational exercise, a new study shows that the cartoon may actually be harmful to their learning process. In a new study published by Pediatrics, two groups of 4-year-olds were shown nine minute snippets of one of two cartoons, one from […]