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…

Interview with Muppet Performer Andrew Spooner – Part 1

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.  The following interview has taken over a year to organize and complete, but it was entirely worth it. The Muppet Mindset: Hi Andrew, welcome to The Muppet Mindset!  Can…

We Interviewed Cookie Monster!

Jarrod Fairclough – Last week I fulfilled a dream I’ve had for 25 years.  After hearing that Cookie Monster was coming to Melbourne, I bombarded so many people with emails trying to secure an interview.  Well, my determination paid off!  Watch below as Cookie and I discuss quokkas and the moon, plus Cookie Monster does an…

Interview with Kristin Newman: New Muppets’ Showrunner Talks Changes To The Muppets, Possibility of Second Season

Mitchell Stein- Last week I sat down with the wonderfully talented and hilarious Kristin Newman, who I’m certain Muppet fans are absolutely familiar with at this point. Kristin joined The Muppets team in December with writing elements of the Christmas episode, Single All the Way. Newman then took over as showrunner when the show returned from…