The ALL NEW Great Muppet Survey

One of the pillars of The Muppet Mindset has been The Great Muppet Survey, with dozens of responses over the sites 7 year history.  And after so many responses, we thought it might be time we update the questions, bringing you a whole new set to answer!  So if you’ve submitted a Survey before, feel…

Spend Some Time with Dave Goelz & Karen Prell

Jarrod Fairclough – It seems Dave Goelz and Karen Prell have been busy lately promoting the new Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited.  They’ve appeared at two seperate talks, both as interesting and entertaining as the other. Watch below as Dave talks Link Hogthrob’s merkin and why it’s hard to adlib as Bunsen, while Karen chats about…

I Was A Three Year Old Muppet Snob

Jason Mondine – My earliest childhood memory isn’t of my mother’s cooking or my dad tossing me into the air. It’s Muppets. On my third birthday, I unwrapped my presents to find toy puppet versions of Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Ernie and Bert. I was ecstatic. Here were the very same fantastic characters I was…

The Top 10 Songs of: Big Bird

Kieran Moore – I don’t own an enormous amount of Sesame Street merchandise. Don’t get me wrong I have more than the average 38-year-old guy probably does, but other than a few books and DVDs and a growing assortment of Funko Pops! it’s nothing compared to my Muppets stash. As I sit here in my living…

We Want You!

Jarrod Fairclough – Are you a patriotic American Muppet fan?  Are you a patriotic Australian Muppet fan? English Muppet Fan?  Irish Muppet fan?  Finnish Muppet Fan?  German?  Indonesian? Ukrainian?  Okay, how about this – Are you a patriotic EARTHLING Muppet fan? Then we want YOU to become a contributor to The Muppet Mindset.  Despite what…

Wonder No More, Ernie! – Part 2

Jarrod Fairclough – Last week we started answering the questions Ernie pondered in the Season 41 song ‘I Wonder’, with explanations on shooting stars and bumble bees!  Today we’re taking on the second half of the song, so get your pencils sharpened, because there’s gonna be a test! How Does A Bunny Hop Hop Hop? From…

The Top 10 Songs of: Cookie Monster

Kieran Moore – Up until today, if you’d asked me which Muppet I’m most like I probably would have replied Scooter, as I think I look like a bit like him and always try to be helpful. On the other hand, my family say I have Kermit’s demeanour; however it seems we’re all incorrect… Much has…