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Kids’ Show Accused of Pushing Ideological Barrow
German 'Sesame Street' logo via WikiCommons
A new book claims that television shows such as Sesame Street propagate radical left-wing ideology. Newspapers across the world - including this Telegraph report, taken up in The Age - have reported on the publication of Primetime Propaganda, by US conservative columnist Ben Shapiro. Shapiro interviewed leading producers of shows like Sesame Street, and concluded they…
Sleep Deprivation Pay-Off for US Author
A kids' book with a twist is proving to be a pre-publishing phenomenon in the US. The book, Go the F— to Sleep, is actually an adult cry for help, presented in a tongue-in-cheek spirit as a kids' book. And it has its origins on Facebook. The New York Times reports author Adam Mansbach - writer of ambitious, and unmistakeably adult, literary novels…
You’ve heard Samuel L. Jackson read it. You’ve maybe even heard Werner Herzog read it. But have you heard Australia’s favourite storybook reader, Noni Hazlehurst, read the children’s book spoof sensation, Go the F-ck to Sleep?
Noni will be a guest at the ‘Unaccustomed as I am’ event next week at the Wheeler Centre.
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