Posted by: Hil | September 1, 2008

A Bit of Weekend Fluff

Cookie Monster did a tell-all interview on the Colbert report re: his abandonment of the cookie agenda in favor of moderation.  This is hilarious and I encourage you all to check it out.

I must confess that I share Colbert’s dismay with Cookie Monster’s flip-flopping on this issue.  Cookies are a sometimes food?  Are you kidding?  He is Cookie Monster!  He is not a role model for moderation and healthy living, he is a satire of single-minded excess.  This is comedy people!  Even toddlers understand that when Cookie Monster stuffs himself with everything that even looks like a cookie, he is being silly.  We the audience are supposed to laugh and say, “Silly Cookie Monster!  Cookies are a sometimes food!”  But we only get to that point because Cookie Monster has so abley demonstrated that eating cookies all the time is neither desirable nor realistic.

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Responses

  1. HAHA!! Cute interview 😀 Yes, I agree – people should not blame Cookie Monster for kids being addicted to junk food and whatnot. It’s the parents’ fault!


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