1. Can you guess the writer who provided the narration for this 1968 commercial featuring The Muppets? William Burroughs 2. What Oscar-winning actor co-starred with the Muppets as Scrooge in “A Muppet Christmas Carol?” Michael Caine 3. Which Muppet is […]
We bid a sad farewell to Jerry Nelson of Sesame Street, and the Muppets, who has died at age 78. He will probably be best remembered for providing the voice of The Count. He was also featured as Sherlock Hemlock. […]
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is my favorite Christmas story and I love it in just about any of its movie incarnations. “Bah, humbugs” have been muttered by Scrooges played by top-notch dramatic actors like George C. Scott and Albert Finney, former Miss America Vanessa Williams, […]
On “The Muppet Show,” Statler and Waldorf (named for stately old hotels) were the two cranky old guys in the balcony who comment sarcastically on the performance. I’m glad to see that they are on top of internet culture! Looking […]
The Museum of the Moving Image’s fabulous exhibit, Jim Henson’s Fantastic World, opens this weekend!
The Wrap reports that the Muppets are having a comeback. After being put to pasture a few years ago following a string of disappointing films and a ho-hum return to TV, the Muppets are a pop culture phenomenon once again. […]
The Muppets’ theme song is remixed to wish everyone a sweet new year.
When Elmo’s favorite friend, his beloved blanket, is tossed into Oscar’s trash can, Elmo goes in after it, only to find himself transported to Grouchland, where grouches cut off the flowers and keep the stems and you get put in […]