If you ever find yourself needing to elicit a visceral reaction from a youth group to whom you are preaching, simply ask them whether they prefer Steve or Joe on Blue’s Clues. I have been overwhelmed by the extreme emotion this seemingly innocuous question has stirred in the hearts of youth nationwide.

Steve, contrary to urban legend, is alive and well.  Below, enjoy his latest song, featuring Steven Drozd of the Flaming Lips.  For real: