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What Did Grover Cleveland Do Between Terms?

Grover Cleveland was both the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. He was first elected in 1884, coming off a successful stint as Governor of New York. Then in 1888, thanks to a shady election and controversy over tariffs, Cleveland lost reelection to Benjamin Harrison. By all accounts, Cleveland really thought he was done [...]

The Late Movies: Saying Goodbye to Mr. Hooper

Despite being a puppet show for kids, Sesame Street has always done its best to push boundaries in the pursuit of children’s education. One of the earliest examples of this was when they attempted to teach kids about death after the passing of Will Lee, the actor who portrayed Mr. Hooper. A veteran actor throughout the [...]

Sesame Street’s Grover Gives Isaiah Mustafa a Run for His Money

Fabio couldn’t hold a candle to the Old Old Spice Guy, but Grover… well, Grover might be a worthy competitor. Link

Battle of the Babies: a White House Brawl

In this corner: Baby Ruth Cleveland. If you’re much of a presidential history buff (or into candy trivia), you’ve heard of Baby Ruth, who likely wasn’t the source of inspiration behind the candy bar of the same name. Because she was born between her dad Grover’s two terms in office, she’s one of the most [...]

Super Grover Tattoo

Certainly a good premise for a tattoo is an inspirational, heroic figure. Super Grover from Sesame Street will do the trick. This particular tattoo was made by Cecil Porter of Murrieta, California. Link (main site is NSFW at times) | Cecil Porter’s Website