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Episode #020 – Walk the Loop with John Kennedy

Lolly talks to her long time Buddy Pal “Johnny K” about his new CD ‘Walk the Loop.” We find out the inspiration behind the music as well as hear a few excerpts of the joy filled songs. John Kennedy has been a professional puppeteer and master builder for 30 years. His credits include performing on Sesame Street,The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and most recently he is featured on Julie’s Greenroom on Netflix.

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Episode #019 – “Merry Christmas Wishing Well”: Debbie Spinney’s Story

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In this segment of Granny Dot’s “I’m Not Old, I’m History,” Debbie Spinney (wife of Caroll Spinney: Sesame Street’s Big Bird/Oscar the Grouch) reveals the special relationship between her musician father and Big Bird. Featuring “Merry Christmas Wishing Well” composed by Gene Gilroy (Debbie’s father), arranged by Paul Rudolph, performed by Leslie Carrara-Rudolph and Paul Rudolph.

 

Episode #018 – Historical People Everywhere

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Lolly shares her admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s work and discovers that her Granny Dot lived through that powerful time. Granny Dot sings “I’m Not Old, I’m History” and encourages Lolly to talk to more senior citizens and hear their stories.
 
 
“I’m Not Old, I’m History” by Barrett Lindsay Steiner
 
 

Episode #017 – COOKIE QUEEN CONUNDRUM!

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Lolly wins the honor of being the Cookie Queen at the Twin Turtles Cavalcade of Cookies!”  Everyone is all a buzz when they learn that Mrs. Claus will be the special guest. Lolly has an unexpected challenge that helps her discover that friendship is sweeter than cookies.

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Episode #015 – GLANK!

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Granny Dot arranges for Lolly to meet Paul Rudolph, creator of GLANK, her favorite percussion group.  Lolly gets to see and hear the unique found object instruments that make up the one of a kind music of GLANK.  In this episode you get to hear a few small pieces from GLANKS newest concert.  For more of GLANK go to glankglankglank.com follow them on facebook and instagram.

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Episode #013 – Teacher Feature with Jessy Tomsko

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Singer-songwriter musician Jessy Tomsko shares her music with Lolly. In this musical play-date “Miss Jessy” teaches Lolly how to write a song by following the music in her heart and sharing the things she loves. To download Jessy’s music, go to www.jessytomskomusic.com

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Episode #012 – Attack of the Space Splat

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Join Lolly on this wild and wacky sci-fi comic book adventure! Lolly and the “Weird Warriors” are called to action when an unidentified toxic pudding from another planet threatens their mobile-home park.

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Special guest star Tyler Bunch as Dr. Von Imafreak.

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EPISODE #011 – Lolly’s Super Hero friends at the Bronx Heroes Kids Comic Con

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Lolly has always wanted to create her own comic book world!  She receives words of wisdom and  lots,of inspiration from four amazing artists and writers who are doing their dream.  Join Lolly at Bronx Heroes Kid’s Comic Con in the Bronx!  Tim Fielder, Ray Felix, Diana Leto, and Alex Simmons.  Special thanks to Mike Lopez for always inviting Lolly to be part of the joy!

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