Tag Archives: Muppets

The Muppet Show returns via Disney+

The Evil Entertainment Empire will finally let this beloved syndicated show out of the vault and of course the big question…what took so long? Emperor Mickey fell through on the last two seasons on DVD over a decade ago plus … Continue reading

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Crappy gift of 2020 #2 (probably mid Eighties)

OK, to be fair, this isn’t truly crappy. I could just see this being given to a male child from a grandmother or aunt. “Billy, you said you really like the Muppets and you wanted a Big Wheel so I … Continue reading

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Jim Henson would’ve laughed at this

Congratulations to T-Shirt Hell for this great joke!

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1969: Sesame Street debuts

One of JFK’s more positive legacies was his push for more Public Television stations around the US and LBJ helped make it happen with the development of PBS, America’s first “state” network. The other I would go out on a … Continue reading

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Cookie Monster at a Cubs game

 Even if you can’t stand the Chicago Cubs and/or baseball on TV, you gotta’ admit, seeing Cookie Monster singing at the seventh-inning stretch is worth watching. Given last night’s car accident, I felt the site needed a little levity.

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Making cookies with Cookie Monster

 A while back I started subscribing to comic book author and Saturday-morning cartoon show runner Mark Evanier. I know him best as Sergio Aragones’ writing partner on Groo the Wanderer. One thing Mark likes to do is share videos he … Continue reading

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New shirt for Colby

In anticipation of Fragile Rock’s new, upcoming album…and I got sucked into Hot Topic, my Emo Muppet Colby got a new shirt. You can see he’s a big fan of Stranger Things. I really wanted one of Eleven for me but … Continue reading

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The Happytime Murders: Just Awful

I’ll start with this, if you want to see something involving puppets acting in a raunchy manner, Team America did it better. Happytime is terribly disappointing and simultaneously boring. Somara and I already knew there was an adult-side to Jim Henson and … Continue reading

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RIP Gary Kurtz

This Sunday the one man who could tell George Lucas no and make Star Wars better passed over last weekend. I can only imagine how much stronger the stories could’ve been with Episodes I, II, III and VI. However, he bailed … Continue reading

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Labyrinth Quote-Along

This Quote-Along was our anniversary celebration together for number 14. It was an easy choice because Somara is a huge Muppet fan. I can’t remember the last time I saw Labyrinth but I did see it in theaters before left for … Continue reading

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Meet Colby, my Muppet hipster

I’m getting ready to attend a Fragile Rock show next month and since I got confirmation that puppets are welcome, I modified my old Whatnot into someone I think would attend…if he were a puppet. Special thanks to my friend … Continue reading

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Muppets Most Wanted: Must See

On the surface, this appears to be a remake of The Great Muppet Caper. With Hollywood being too scared to do anything original, rebooting everything from a successful franchise’s past is the norm. The easiest example is the steaming turd Star Trek … Continue reading

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