‘Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas’ is Back in Print, and Should Be Apart of Your Holiday Celebration This Year

Mitchell Stein – There are few holiday specials that are as spectacular as Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas is, and that’s why it is an essential part of our annual holiday viewing schedule. Henson’s masterpiece consists of groundbreaking puppetry, phenomenal music from the golden tunes of Paul Williams, and a wonderful story that make it one…

The Top 10 Songs of… 1996-2005

Kieran Moore- So here we are, at another catch up chart. Hasn’t time flown? I really enjoy putting these together. Partly because they take less research; but mostly because it gives me a chance to really contemplate how the Muppets grew (or didn’t) over the period in question and put individual charts into a wider context.…

The Top 10 Songs of… 2005

                Kieran Moore- Well, I can hardly believe I’m coming to the end of another “decade” of charts – and what a great year to do it with! 2005 marked the Muppets’ first real splash as part of the Disney family, and Sesame Street had a productive year that…