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Muppetology 101: History of Home Video

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Over the years, there have been many Muppet and Henson productions on home video, and today, class, we’ll take a look at the many video deals. Today’s class won’t be including Sesame Street videos (that’s a whole ‘nother lesson) or international releases. Let’s begin! During the 1980s, various Henson properties were split…

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New Muppet Tumblers

Jarrod Fairclough – Ever wanted to drink out of glasses that have illustrated versions of Muppets that we all know and love?  Then have we got news for you! Our pals at Diamond Select will be releasing 4 new Muppet tumblers, featuring Bunsen and Beaker, The Swedish Chef, Fozzie, Gonzo, Lew Zealand, Kermit, Piggy and more!  They retail for $9.99…

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Gonzo Tsum Tsum

Jarrod Fairclough – If there’s one thing I’ve been asking for, it’s more strange sausage shaped Muppet plush toys.  So imagine my luck when last week the Gonzo Tsum Tsum was revealed!  Possibly one of the best of the bunch, Gonzo looks great in his classic purple tux, and they’ve dealt with the nose perfectly.  Take…

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The Videos We Missed Last Week

Jarrod Fairclough – Just a few weeks back I wrote that it was a fact of life that everyone gets sick.  Then I got a really bad dose of the flu, because apparently irony is funny to the medical gods.  So it’s been an entire week since The Muppet Mindset has posted anything!  And in that…

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The Electric Mayhem Rocked Outside Lands

Jarrod Fairclough – Live Muppet events are always risky.  At the Montreal Just For Laughs Gala a few years ago there were lip syncing issues and heads galore.  Which is to be expected, of course, as a live event has far less preparation and more unexpected issues. But you wouldn’t think that watching The Electric Mayhem’s first…