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Tag Archive: Muppets

Aug 05 2013

Sesame Street: Sons Of Poetry

I have never seen Sons of Anarchy but if it’s anything like Sesame Street’s offering, I’ll watch it all. I love moo. Hey, did I ever tell you that there was about one sketch per episode of Sesame Street that was specifically made for Canada, to fulfill the “Canadian content” prerequisite on some stations? We …

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Jul 26 2012

Did Chick-Fil-A bear false witness not once but twice?

“Lying for Jesus” is not a new tactic, but it’s certainly a hypocritical one, if you’ve decided that it is more important to follow the rules set out in the Bible than to trust your basic human empathy to guide you in dealing with other human beings. It’s fascinating to me that someone can square …

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Mar 05 2012

I’m Elmo And I Know It

Something that recently had me LMFAO — at least, closer to actually laughing my ass off than the original. Though Mr. Noodle is very slightly less awesome a cameo than Ron Jeremy, at least this video pulls it out at the very end with the Jamie Foxx weird-smile moment from Nutcracker Mash. Wait. Wait. I …

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Dec 06 2011

Jim Henson on how to build puppets, 1969

I loves me some Muppets. I never had the skill to work the hands of any puppet I’ve ever tried to use, though. The best I could do was the sweeping-arm movements. I probably would have loved to see this as a kid. Funny how some really great puppets can be achieved by skilled puppeteers …

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