Cookie Monster dum de dums his way to a major metropolitan newspaper

December 2, 2019

The Washington Post is a daily newspaper which is published in Washington, D.C. and was founded in 1877. Twelve years later, the newspaper was also the title of a musical composition by John Philip Sousa. The paper's plaudits include over 40 Pulitzer Prizes.


  • In April 2018, to promote his book The Joy of Cookies, Cookie Monster appeared in a video on The Washington Post site, joining the staff in the manner of The Office. His accomplishments include weighing on an investigative story on the letter Y and eating journalist David Fahrentold's 2017 Pulitzer Prize. Other Post staffers who appear include Ron Charles, Mary Beth Albright, Wesley Lowery, Nicole Ellis (who also directed), Malcolm Cook, and Sandra Ballentine. A text interview accompanied the video.[1]



  1. Benwick, Bonnie S. "Cookie Monster’s crumbs of wisdom: ‘Me always make time to follow me passion’." The Washington Post. April 10, 2018
  2. Stuever, Hank. "A friend to everyone." The Washington Post. December 2, 2019
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