Muppet Elmo readies for his own starry HBO Max talk show
May 15, 2020
NEW YORK (AP) — There was a time not too long ago when Broadway star Ben Platt was interviewed by a monster. A perfectly nice monster, of course. It was Elmo.
Elmo asked Platt what was his favorite music to sing. Cookie Monster interrupted to ask what was Platt's favorite cookie. "Oatmeal chocolate chip," replied Platt in one exchange.
"Good answer," said Cookie Monster. "But, then again, there's no such thing as bad cookie." After a stellar group rendition of the song "C Is for Cookie," Elmo presented his guest with a placemat. "A placemat for Ben Platt," commented Cookie, proud of the...