The Top 10 Songs of: 2003

Kieran Moore – Hey! You know Kermit? The world’s most famous frog… And Miss Piggy? The world’s most famous pig… And Gonzo? The world’s most famous whatever… Well feel free to forget them for the next however long it takes you to read this. For the first time in possibly forever, none of them appear in…

The Winners of Free Muppet Books!

Jarrod Fairclough – Last week we announced that we had 4 free copies of Muppets Meet the Classics: Phantom of the Opera to giveaway, in a contest where we asked for your best fan art of Muppets at literary characters! Well, turns out we have 5, so one extra lucky person is walking away with a…

Backyard With Bert

Jarrod Fairclough – Over the past couple of years it seems like Sesame Street have really be leaning in to sketches that have no educational value – they’re just funny.  Look at that 80’s song spoof just a few months back; unless educating kids on Footloose is part of STEM, that thing was made just for…

The Top 10 Songs of: 2002

Kieran Moore – As a lifelong Muppet fan I know the history of our favorite characters pretty well, and yet as I write about the early noughties I often find myself making little discoveries and comparisons I hadn’t considered before. If you remember, last week’s chart based on 2001 was filled almost completely with songs from…

Revisiting Song of the Cloud Forest: The Golden Toads

Abigail Maughan – The Song of the Cloud Forest is a melancholy, musical story about environmentalism produced for The Jim Henson Hour in 1989. Frequent Fraggle Rock writer David Young brings us the story of an anxious little golden toad named Milton, who lives with his friends in the rainforest and appears to be the last…

The Top 10 Songs of: 2001

Kieran Moore – Over the course of the last few charts I’ve talked a lot about the passage of time and how around the turn of the last century we were all looking back to the past or ahead to the future. That was the beauty of the millennium I guess. 2001 sees the Muppets giving…