‘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…

News From The Past 5 Weeks!

Jarrod Fairclough – And we’re back!  After 5 weeks of limited content, The Muppet Mindset returns today, back to our regularly scheduled program.  I’ve spent the last 5 weeks travelling Europe, seeing the snow covered Alps, the canals of Venice, and some things we won’t discuss in Amsterdam.  And while our pal Mitchell Stein kept an…

Seth MacFarlane Likes Muppets

Jarrod Fairclough – Seth MacFarlane’s career is an interesting one.  He started out as an animator, eventually became a writer, created several hit animated TV shows, made a bunch of movies with his friends, and now leads the cast in a live action space dramedy.  Oh, and just in case you didn’t realize he could do…

The Cast of Happytime Murders

Jarrod Fairclough – We’re hectically trying to organise an international trip that we’ll soon be taking these days, so we missed a lot of news last week regarding the Jim Henson Company film, Happytime Murders.  Another 4 people have been cast in the film, due out in August next year, and we’re happy to say they’re…

A Little More Kermit

Jarrod Fairclough – Next week’s Hollywood Bowl show is shaping up to be a doozy, and our pal Rachel Herrick will be on site to bring us a full recap afterwards.  But in the meantime, The Muppets are promoting the show, and Kermit and Piggy appeared on CBS Los Angeles News to discuss the heatwave currently…

Bye, Muppets Courtyard!

Jarrod Fairclough – Last year we were treated to the news that The Muppets were getting their own small part of Walt Disney World, Muppets Courtyard.  Today, however, we have learnt that while some elements will remain, Muppets Courtyard will be no more. Before you go hitting that angry reaction on Facebook, I want to stress…