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Macklemore mocks ‘Thrift Shop’ in a ‘Sesame Street’ parody with Oscar the Grouch

This is gross and awesome.


Michelle Jaworski


Published Jan 13, 2015   Updated May 29, 2021, 6:59 pm CDT

Macklemore’s going beyond the thrift shop searching for bargains.

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The rapper recently visited Sesame Street and joined up with the Grouches to find the most disgusting pieces of trash around. It’s a parody of “Thrift Shop” that could double as a commentary for how some people feel about the original. It’s at least a year late but no less enjoyable, as Macklemore is fully willing to poke fun at himself.

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After all, one man’s trash is another grouch’s outfit.

Screengrab via Sesame Street/YouTube

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*First Published: Jan 13, 2015, 12:30 pm CST