‘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…

Review: Power Of The Dark Crystal #2

Melissa Dalton – In the second issue of Power of the Dark Crystal, we find ourselves stepping into the action just moments after PotDC #1 ended. Thurma, the Fireling who traveled to the surface from her world deep within Thra’s core, has just asked for a shard of the Great Crystal to reheat the fire that…

Review: Art of Coloring; The Muppets!

Jarrod Fairclough – When Disney announced their adult Muppet coloring book way back in September, I was a little dubious.  While some pop culture characters lend themselves to intricate pencil work, The Muppets are fairly cartoony in the first place, so when a preview copy landed on my doorstep six weeks ago, I was curious to see…