Squarespace's Latest Ad Shines a Spotlight on an Unamused Oscar the Grouch

His meteoric rise in the art world leaves him sulking more than ever

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Sesame Street’s Oscar the Grouch is perhaps best known for, well, living out of a garbage can and being the resident grump of the show’s cast of characters.

But thanks to Squarespace, the muppet now has a new claim to fame: art sensation. In the website builder’s latest ad, a Brooklynite stumbles upon Oscar’s heap of trash outside her doorstep and immediately proclaims it a work of art. She quickly creates a Squarespace website so he can show off what she believes are modern art installations, much to his chagrin.




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