Muppet Retro Reviews: Muppet Classic Theater

Kyle Mahoney – Muppet Classic Theater was a straight to VHS feature-length production released in 1994. In a similar vein to the previously released film The Muppet Christmas Carol, the Muppets are retelling classic stories. It takes place in the Muppet Theater where Gonzo and Rizzo once again become the narrators as the rest of…

Colleagues of Jerry Nelson Remember the Legend

Today we feature a very special article from three of Jerry Nelson’s very close colleagues. First is a beautiful eulogy written for us by Joseph Bailey, writer for The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, and many more things including last year’s spectacular book Memoirs of a Muppets Writer. Today, we are honored to host Joe’s memories…

People Muppet Fans Need to Know

Ryan Dosier – Recently, it has come to my attention that there are a lot of important Muppet people working right now that a lot of casual Muppet fans have never heard of. I was very bothered by this, since all of these people are doing such awesome things with the Muppets right now, it’s…

Interview with Muppet Writer Jim Lewis

Today, The Muppet Mindset features the first of our (hopefully) many interviews. Who better to start off an interview circuit with than the king of Muppet interviews himself, Muppet writer Jim Lewis? Jim is a hero of mine, and talking to him is a great pleasure in my life. I hope this interview allows you…

Jim Henson’s Doodle Dreams Book Review

Jim Henson’s Doodle Dreams:Inspiration for Living Life Outside the Lines Book Review Art by Jim Henson and Text by Jim Lewis Meredith Books, 2008, $12.95 (out of 5) By Ryan Dosier – Everyone knows that Jim Henson was a visionary, a genius, an inspiration—an artist. But what only some appreciators of Jim Henson’s work know…