Anderson Cooper's appearance on Sesame Street's news network GNN is the André Gide's Si le grain ne meurt of children's television: A text forcing the issue of—let's call it "identity"?—into the public discourse. Speaking from a trashcan (self-loather!), Cooper introduces the letter G. What words start with "g" that might be germane for Cooper? Giggle. Goo. Gastroenteritis? Keep going!