Who Trains Your Dragon, or Your Children?

The Producers, Writers, Directors Matter


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September 26, 2018

Does the worldview of those who produce and write Sesame Street and "How to Train Your Dragon" matter? One of the key writers of Sesame Street comes out of the closet and indicates that his experiences have informed his depiction of Ernie and Bert. We’re not as concerned about who trains your dragon, as who trains your children. Who are these producers, writers, and directors? Do their worldviews and their sexual proclivities really matter? We also take a look at the social view. Where are Big Bird’s parents? Is the village raising the children, or is the family still important?

About Your Host, Kevin Swanson

Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.