How ‘Sesame Street’ Started a Musical Revolution

How many ways can you sing about the letter B? On “Sesame Street,” that question has many furry answers. Since its inception in 1969, the public television show has redefined what it means to teach children through TV, with music as its resounding voice. Before “Sesame Street,” it wasn’t even

Alice Walker Defends George Washington Murals

Alice Walker has entered the fray over New Deal-era murals at a public school in San Francisco that depict George Washington at Mount Vernon with black slaves in one panel, a dead Native American at his feet in another, and the scalp of an Indian dangling from his waist in

Taylor Swift says she 'absolutely' plans to re-record her first 6 records now that Scooter Braun owns them

In July,Scooter Braun purchased Big Machine Records,Taylor Swift’s first label. With the purchase, Braun became the owner of the master copies of Swift’s first six albums, something that she said left her feeling “sad and grossed out.” In an appearance on “CBS Sunday Morning” that will air August 25, Swift

Netflix's rivals like Amazon and Hulu are slowly eating away at its US market share, and Disney Plus is about to take its seat at the table

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Netflix’s US share of subscription OTT viewers is ticking down, even as the streaming giant continues to bring in more viewers

Reading Ahead in the Season’s Most Anticipated New Books

A Fortune for Your DisasterPoems by Hanif Abdurraqib From the book: Tesla said there are no great inventions made by married men but then how do you explain the way space in between bodies in a shared bed can feel like an entire country? I’m saying that all inventions come

How Many Steps Should You Take a Day?

Humans, once in constant motion as hunters and gatherers, are moving less than ever. At first, this trend seemed like progress: Transferring our heavy and dangerous work to animals, then machines, enabled more people to live longer. As recently as the 1950s, doctors considered exercise dangerous for people over age

Hannah Brown & Tyler C. Are So Over

It seems like only yesterday that Chris Harrison was orchestrating that adorable post-Bachelorette drinks date — but now that Bachelorette Hannah Brown is speaking out on her Tyler C. relationship, it seems clear how very far we’ve come. As a quick refresher, Tyler was spotted out with Gigi Hadid just

New James Bond film title revealed

The 25th James Bond movie has a title: No Time to Die. Producers announced the moniker Tuesday for the film that has long been referred to simply as Bond 25. No Time to Die returns Daniel Craig to the role of 007. Lea Seydoux, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw and Ralph

Tripping on Broadway: A New Musical Explores LSD Use by Cary Grant and More

Quick: what rhymes with lysergic acid diethylamide? In a trippy turn of events, Lincoln Center Theater said Tuesday it would bring to Broadway a new musical exploring the use of LSD in the 1950s by three celebrated individuals. The musical, “Flying Over Sunset,” imagines encounters with the drug by Aldous

MTV Video Music Awards rolls out Best Group category after backlash from K-pop fans

K-pop fans were initially upset after super boy band BTS were overlooked by the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) organisers. The seven-member group, which have spearheaded a K-pop invasion of the United States, bagged four VMA nominations in July but none in the major categories. Fans also perceived that the