2017 – A Year In Review: Part 2

Jarrod Fairclough – As 2017 nears its end, we’re looking back on the year in the land of Muppets.  We’ve already looked at the first six months, so now let’s dive in to the rest! July 3rd – Happytime Murders Release Date! The Brian Henson led film got its release date – August 17th 2018!  Guys,…

2017 – A Year In Review: Part 1

Jarrod Fairclough – We’ve done it, ladies and gentlemen.  We’ve made it to the end of another year here on The Muppet Mindset.  There’s been a tonne of craziness this year, from interviewing Elmo to co-breaking the news of Steve Whitmire’s departure.  Let’s jump in and take a look at the first six months of our…

‘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…

Review: Diamond Select Muppets Figures Series 3

Jarrod Fairclough – Long ago, when I was just a lad, looking for my true vocation, I was too young to be purchasing these gorgeous Muppet figures I’d see in local pop culture stores, by some company called ‘Palisades’.  Then, when I was finally an adult (in relative terms), and could afford such things, they were…

Review: Power Of The Dark Crystal #3

Melissa Dalton – The worst has happened: the Great Crystal has been shattered and the Skeksis have returned, bringing the Mystic uRus along with them. While things are in chaos, Thurma disappears into the catacombs of the castle with the crystal shard she stole, determined to return to her home in Thra’s core. But before she…