Nov 28, 2009

Mister Rogers helps kids write journals with iPhone app

Kids can now journal on their iPhones thanks to a new app, Make a Journal, from the ever-creative Mister Rogers folks. The $1.99 app, available via iTunes, is a "delight," according to the iPhone Footprint blog. Kids get five topic suggestions: School, Mad Feelings, Playtime, Pretending, and Books. They can save their personalized journals in a digital library and use virtual crayons and designs to draw a cover for each journal to make it easy to find later.

"Spill O'Reilly" Muppet faces namesake on "O'Reilly Factor"

On Tuesday night, Sherri Westin, e.v.p. of Sesame Workshop, hit the O'Reilly Factor with host Bill O'Reilly on Fox to discuss the ongoing "Pox News" controversy. Appearing with her: Spill O'Reilly, an in-your-face, over-the-top, book-hawking Muppet. Check out the video.