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THE FROZEN CHOSEN
In addition to the friendly, familiar animal characters, the show goes out of its way to address tough issues, such as natural disasters. It also won me over completely with an episode featuring the Bang On a Can All Stars, a contemporary music ensemble whom I never expected to see on an animated kids' show. Read More
    NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
    Last week, the U.S. got news of an impending national disaster, a situation that could have “serious negative consequences for the budget and the nation.” The warning came from the Congressional Budget Office, a rare, nonpartisan federal agency. Almost nobody paid attention. The threat… Read More