Fan or Muppet? (A Muppet of a Fan or A Very Fanly Muppet)

Abigail Maughan – Truly a key factor to the eternal sticking power of the Muppets is that their immense cast provides a character for everyone watching to connect with. Daredevils, check. Divas, check. Extraterrestrials who reproduce through combustion, check. That gang’s all here. But what good is any gang at all if there isn’t a Muppet…

2015 – A Look Back (Part 2)

Yesterday we looked back at the first 6 months of 2015, including the announcement of a new Muppet series, the hierachy of The Muppet Mindset changing, and Frank Oz’s niggling desire to return.  Now we take a look at the last 6 months. July 2nd – New Update Elmo appeared on Jimmy Fallon, Siri made…

News Update: August 1, 2014

AUGUST 1, 2014 Disney has been fast and loose in releasing previews of the Muppets Most Wanted Blu-ray Bonus Features. Last week, we got previews of Ricky Gervais’ bloopers and Rizzo’s letter to the filmmakers. This week, we get to see the entirety of the Statler and Waldorf Cut of the film. Enjoy! Even more bonus…

Walter: Unsung Muppet Hero

James V. Carroll – 2011 brought us a new Muppet movie featuring an all-new character responsible for getting the gang back together. That’s just a movie, of course. The Muppets were already around and working in numerous projects over the decades since the loss of their creator and entertainment legend Jim Henson. The Muppets’ closing credits led a…

The Muppet Mindset Most Wanted, Part 3

Ryan Dosier – Hi-ho, Muppet fans! Ready for more of my storied trip visiting the set of Muppets Most Wanted last May? If you’re not, read Part 1 and Part 2 to catch up with what happened so far! To recap: I spent an amazing day on set at Los Angeles Union Station with ToughPigs’ Matt…

The Muppet Mindset Most Wanted, Part 1

Ryan Dosier – Isn’t life funny? One minute, it’s 2013, the next, it’s 2014, then it’s May 2014 and you realize it’s been literally an entire year since you had one of the greatest experiences of your life. What’s worse, you realize it’s been a year and you haven’t written anything about one of the greatest experiences…