Muppet Monday: Interview with Mike Quinn!

Our own Rachel Herrick recently got the chance to sit down with Muppet performer and all round nice guy Mike Quinn, to chat about his almost 40 year career with The Muppets.  Watch below as Rachel and Mike talk Star Wars, puppet building, and of course, Mike’s friendship with Jim Henson.

Interview with Kirk Thatcher – Part 2

Click here to check out Part 1 of our interview with Kirk Thatcher, where he talked working on Lazytown, Fosters Home For Imaginary Friends and Sid The Science Kid! Amy Banks: I’d like to talk about the show Dinosaurs, and share the following excerpt from a January 22, 2015 interview on The Muppet Mindset with interviewer…

Interview with Kirk Thatcher – Part 1

Amy Banks – Writer/Director/Actor (triple threat) Kirk R. Thatcher barely needs introduction; He is the furry, exceptionally talented and hilarious guy that has been working with Muppets for close to 40 years. I first met him when I was a graduate student attending classes through the Stephens College Masters of Fine Arts in Television and…

We Interviewed Elmo!

Jarrod Fairclough – If you follow Elmo on Facebook and Twitter, you may know that he’s currently in Australia to promote Season 47 of Sesame Street.  Well, we were lucky enough to get to hang out with him while he was in Melbourne! Watch below as Elmo and I talk slang terms, bunnies and impressions, and…

Interview with Muppet Performer Andrew Spooner – Part 3

Andrew Spooner has been a Muppet performer since 1994, performing in various feature films and television series’. Andrew currently plays Elmo’s Uncle Furgus, on The Furchester Hotel.  You can read Part 1 of our interview here and Part 2 right here. The Muppet Mindset:  You worked on a few Henson things after Muppet Treasure Island, right? Video…

Interview with Muppet Performer Andrew Spooner – Part 2

Andrew Spooner has been a Muppet performer since 1994, performing in various feature films and television series’. Andrew currently plays Elmo’s Uncle Furgus, on The Furchester Hotel.  You can read Part 1 of our interview here. The Muppet Mindset:  Was your first project Muppet Treasure Island?  What do you remember from that time? Andrew:  I…