Bert And Ernie New Yorker Cover
Geege Schuman stashed this in Relationships
It's worth noting that Sesame Street has said that the two characters do not have a sexual orientation. But it's a clear nod to the effect that pop culture has played in shifting public opinion on gay marriage over the past decade.
In your mind, what's the significance of the TV being in black & white?
1) Visual: Bert and Ernie stand out
2) Emotive: feels/looks like history in the making
3) Symbolic: divisive issue