The Adorable Origins of Yellow Journalism
The Yellow Kid was wise beyond his years. By 1900, he’d already sold cigars, staged a cock fight and been around the world. So what was the appeal of this unlikely pop icon? And what did he have to do with yellow journalism? Associate producer Rachel Quimby explains.
*Many thanks to Catherine Moore and Jesse Dukes for lending their remarkable vocal talent as the Yellow Kid and Pushy Advertisers, respectively*