Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have become quite popular after the market blasted last year and major television shows have been going on about cryptocurrencies since then.
CBS television show Big Bang Theory dedicated an entire episode last year to bitcoin where the characters look for a larger amount of bitcoin they had mined in its early days.
Famous HBO show Silicon Valley last week broadcasted a crypto-themed episode where the fictional company PiedPier provides an initial coin offering (ICO) for their cryptocurrency PiedPiperCoin to come up with a fund for their company. Over the past year, cryptocurrencies have been featured in several famous TV shows including Mr. Robot.
Now, Sesame Street is on it.
The famous children’s program did not hesitate to educate toddlers about monetary policy, but mainstream financial publication Business Insider dedicated quite some time of its recent interview with Cookie Monster toward determining the Muppet’s opinion regarding bitcoin.
Astonishingly, Cookie Monster has very little idea about bitcoin, but he went ahead to state that he has some knowledge regarding the concept of “Bitcookie.”
“Me know about Bitcookie. Me know that me have cookie and me do this. That me bit cookie.”
The character went ahead to discuss self-regulation which is a hot topic is a discussion within the promising cryptocurrency industry. He acknowledges that he has a problem with controlling himself. He stated, he steps away from a cookie he is not supposed to eat but eats it at the end.
“Me, OK, me do have issues with controlling meself. Fruit, cookie, fruit, cookie. Ah. This tough decision. So me got strategies me use to help me to control meself. Well, what me like to um, to control meself, me sometimes like to take deep breath. And it calm yourself down. So like, if me saw a cookie right there, and me wanted to eat said cookie, me would just kind of take a little step back, maybe distract meself, maybe look away. No see cookie. Maybe sing a song. And then, after while, me can eat said cookie.”