A Is For App: Sesame Street Skit Plays “Tickle Me Apple”


The street, cyberpunk author William Gibson once observed, finds its own uses for technology. 

Even a street called Sesame…

The long-running PBS children's show — always aware of what's going on in the world at any given moment — has seen a recent surge in viewer attention by grownups, whether through inadvertent controversy (Katy Perry's "Cleavage-gate" [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHROHJlU_Ng]) or clever parody (Grover's hilarious take on the Old Spice "Hello, ladies, look at your man" ads [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zkd5dJIVjgM]).  So it's almost not surprising that Apple's "There's an app for that" slogan would be ripe for a gentle nudge to the ribs, via the "iPogo" that can do anything.  Comb your cat?  Fix a flat?  There's an app for that!

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