The Real Grouchwives of Sesame Street

Jarrod Fairclough – Every now and then Sesame Street release something that makes us do a double take because of just how bizarre it actually is.  Whether it be Grover parodying the Old Spice commercial, or the hilarious Big Birdman sketch starring Caroll Spinney, they still have a few tricks up their arm sleeve, and yesterday…

It’s Wonderful To Be Different

Alex Weiher – First off…a huge Insta-Grow Pill Animal-sized THANK YOU to The Muppet Mindset for letting me guest write! This is honestly such a huge honor. After being a Muppet lover for over half my life, I feel like I’m finally up there with the big dogs! Second off, I’m a total stranger to most…

Meet Julia!

Jarrod Fairclough – Last month Sesame Workshop announced the arrival of Julia, a Muppet with autism, who would be joining the show, educating children on just what autism might look like, and that autistic people are no different to everyone else.  It’s a great initiative, and yesterday the world was introduced to her!  In order to…

The Top 10 Songs of: 1995

Kieran Moore – So here we are – 1995 marks the 20th year since The Muppet Show debuted on TV. In the intervening decades the Muppets came a long way and yet as we’ll see in 1995 many things seem to stick firmly to the status quo. For example, Sesame Street is still educating and entertaining…

Billy On The Sesame Street!

Jarrod Fairclough – Quick, for a dollar, who’s grouchier?  Oscar, or Billy On The Street regular Elena? It’s Oscar because ELENA IS A NATIONAL TREASURE!… Some of you don’t like the whole Billy Eichner thing, but darn it if I don’t find his in your face shouting appealing as heck.  And now he has taken his over…

The Top 10 Songs of: 1994

Kieran Moore – 1994 was a landmark year for me – you see it marked the momentous (er) moment when I left school (ain’t I old?). As I said goodbye to textbooks and exams I said hello to the next 20+ years of blundering around pretending to know what I was doing. Speaking of hellos and…