Joe Hennes is a blogger who has worked for Sesame Workshop since February 2012. In 2015, he pitched and co-wrote a parody of Birdman for Mashable, which was co-produced by Sesame Workshop. Hennes also scripted a 2018 YouTube video in which Elmo and Bob read Goodnight Numbers.
Hennes, together with Ryan Roe, has administered the fan blog Tough Pigs since 2007, inheriting the reins from Danny Horn, founder of MuppetZine and Muppet Wiki. He has also written several entries for Sesame Workshop's official blog.