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Super Cities №146 — Inspired Capitalism on Sesame Street

Caroll Spinney is a capitalist hero.
Super Cities №146 — Inspired Capitalism on Sesame Street

One Big Thing

Delivering happiness for five decades

“Playing Big Bird is one of the most joyous things of my life.”


Caroll Spinney is a capitalist hero.

Caroll who?

You probably know him as Big Bird. Or Oscar the Grouch.

Although you would not be able to pick him out of a line-up, Spinney has for fives decades transformed the way children learn, explore, and grow.

Those children, in turn, have become better — and more caring — husbands and wives, business and civic leaders, and members of their communities.

And since culture deeply informs business, from a small studio in Astoria, a guy dressed up like a bird-inspired generations of American innovation.

To foster greatness, stop talking about bitcoin. Start talking about Big Bird.