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Interview: Odd Squad Creators Tim McKeon and Adam Peltzman

When our daughter introduced us to Odd Squad, a math-focused kids’ program that airs on PBS, I was skeptical. A lot of kids programing is tedious and boring, and this can especially be the case with shows that attempt to slip¬†educational messages into their plots. In no time at all, my skepticism turned to admiration […]

7 interesting Nickelodeon nuggets from Slimed! and one bummer of a book review

Today is the first day of the government shutdown and I am posting a review of a book about a TV network for kids. This is not a coincidence, it’s a statement. 7 of my favorite tidbits from Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age: John Kricfalusi, the creator of Ren and Stimpy, is […]