We lost one of the greatest creative geniuses in American history 23 years ago today. Here was the great Frank Oz’s moving and fittingly quirky memorialization of his friend and collaborator. Last year I wrote a post on how much Kermit means to me and why. Here’s part 1 of a wonderful documentary that covers [Read More…]
It was so tragic that we lost such a genius and delightful human being so young. But it was our bittersweet luck that before he died he created so much, so tirelessly, with seemingly every minute he had alive, and therefore left us such a rich legacy nonetheless. In honor of his birthday, here is the first part of a wonderful documentary on his career.
The “One Million Moms” (who actually only had around 40,000 Facebook likes) tried to get Ellen Degeneres fired as a JC Penney spokesperson on account of her being gay. A counter Facebook page looking to garner an actual 1,000,000 supporters for Ellen started fishing for likes and has received over 100,000 in a hurry. If you happen [Read More…]
Soon-to-be fellow Freethought Blogs blogger Jen McCreight has a good post, wherein she is skeptical of a character’s skeptical reactions in an episode of True Blood. Jen gives spoilers, but I won’t. I can just sum up the problem abstractly as the following: a character who over the course of 47 episodes of the show has discovered the [Read More…]
On one level this video is very funny but on another, it is terribly sad. I hope it does not offend anyone: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFt2aZvg3qE Your Thoughts? [Read more…]
The sounds of the cheetahs in the first couple of minutes is downright musical: Thanks to Leroy for the find. And I cannot mention cheetahs and not provide a link to some of my favorite 19 seconds in TV history. Your Thoughts? [Read more…]
Lawrence O’Donnell has become insufferable ever since he started subbing for Keith Olbermann last year and is getting worse nightly since taking over the 8pm slot full time. Below is an mesmerizingly awful display as O’Donnell makes even an apology into an occasion for massive quantities of bluster and verbosity and all around blowharding: Visit [Read More…]
Amazing footage, it boggles my mind to see Kermit in the ’50s: It’s such a shame that Jim Henson’s deft, pitch perfect sense of humor and imagination died with him. Most things muppet-related have been bland, assembly line, Disneyfied hack work since 1990. Blegh. Kermit the Frog is dead, long live Kermit the Frog. Your [Read More…]