I Was A Three Year Old Muppet Snob

Jason Mondine – My earliest childhood memory isn’t of my mother’s cooking or my dad tossing me into the air. It’s Muppets. On my third birthday, I unwrapped my presents to find toy puppet versions of Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch, Ernie and Bert. I was ecstatic. Here were the very same fantastic characters I was…

Wonder No More, Ernie! – Part 2

Jarrod Fairclough – Last week we started answering the questions Ernie pondered in the Season 41 song ‘I Wonder’, with explanations on shooting stars and bumble bees!  Today we’re taking on the second half of the song, so get your pencils sharpened, because there’s gonna be a test! How Does A Bunny Hop Hop Hop? From…

Wonder No More, Ernie! – Part 1

Jarrod Fairclough – Way back in Season 41 of Sesame Street, Ernie sung an Emmy nominated song called ‘I Wonder’, about the things that cross his mind as he examines the world around him.  If you’re unfamiliar with the piece, you can watch it here! Over two posts, we’ve decided to take every question Ernie asks…

The Top 10 Songs of: The Count

Kieran Moore – When I first started writing character charts for the Muppet Mindset there were a few I was instantly worried about tackling. For some it was because they were particular favorites and I wanted to do them justice, for others it was the fact that I know the character is really cherished by fans;…

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…