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…

Vote On The Best Of The Muppets!

Jarrod Fairclough – Ask 100 people their favorite episode of The Muppet Show, and you’ll likely hear a lot of the same answers – Mark Hamill, Steve Martin, John Cleese etc.  Then some people get real obscure, like Arlo Guthrie or Mummenschanz.  You’ll never hear Rich Little’s name though, because that episode blows chunks. Well, those fine…

Much More Kermit! (and Fozzie)

Jarrod Fairclough – After denying us for weeks, the past 7 days has been full of new Kermit material, giving us more footage of the frog as performed by Matt Vogel.  In this new Muppet Thought of the Week (but really an ad for the Hollywood Bowl show) Kermit and Fozzie re-enact (kinda) their old Good…

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…