Appreciating The Furchester Hotel

Amy Banks – Have you seen The Furchester Hotel? A manic-pixie-dream vision of Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends crossed with Sesame Street and a little bit of Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel thrown in for funzies, the show features Street alum Elmo and his family as well as a lovely, kooky Cookie Monster, straight off…

Vote On The Best Of The Muppets!

Jarrod Fairclough – Ask 100 people their favorite episode of The Muppet Show, and you’ll likely hear a lot of the same answers – Mark Hamill, Steve Martin, John Cleese etc.  Then some people get real obscure, like Arlo Guthrie or Mummenschanz.  You’ll never hear Rich Little’s name though, because that episode blows chunks. Well, those fine…

First Video of Matt Vogel’s Kermit Surfaces

Muppet fans all around the world have been patiently waiting on edge for the first glance at Matt Vogel’s performance as Kermit in this slightly belated Muppet Thought of the Week video. Luckily, our patience has paid off, as Disney released the first video of Matt’s performance of Kermit, as unveiled by Kermit the Frog via Twitter. …

The Top 10 Songs of: 1997

Kieran Moore – The mid-nineties were a wonderful time to be alive! The Spice Girls were riding high in the charts, Titanic was sinking low in movie theaters and the Muppets still (just about) had a regular spot on TV. They were halcyon days for sure. Muppets Tonight! aired its second (and last) season on The…

Just Like Wembley

A modified version of this post originally appeared on Just For The Halibut Marni Hill – Do you know what’s missing from the world? Unification. We constantly find ourselves separated by gender, sexuality, race, religion (or lack of), nationality….pretty much anything and everything. Instead of celebrating our differences, we use them as a means to justify…