Jean Stapleton on the Muppets

Jean Stapleton, who played Edith Bunker iconically on All in the Family has died at age 90. I loved the episode she did of the muppets. Here’s the first part, at the end you should be able to continue to the last two parts:

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Kermit's X-Ray

A little more muppets for the blogathon, since I just saw this and, with 36 blog posts to generate by 8:15 tomorrow morning, it was just too good to pass up on: (via). You can buy the t-shirt at Fashionably Geek. Many more amusing representations of the insides of famous fictional characters have been collected [Read More...]

Muppets Depicting Classic Stories

In recent years there have been beautiful looking graphic novels which give classic stories a muppet twist. Below is some of the gorgeous work of artist David Petersen related to these projects. See here for many more of his prints (both muppet and otherwise). Many thanks to Andrew Tripp for the heads up. [Read more...]

"Danny Boy", As Sung By Animal, Beaker, and the Swedish Chef

When I was a kid, my (half-Irish) grandfather would frequently sing a little of this song when I was around. It’s a warm memory. I’ve written more about my grandfather, more about the muppets, and more about when I was a kid, for any interested in these topics. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Kanye West “Monster” Muppet Remix

I’ve been listening to Kanye West’s “Monster” pretty obsessively for the last couple months, but just watched the song’s listless official video for the first time and found it really disappointing. Then I discovered this perfect visualization of the song: The only thing downside of the video is they do not include Nicki Minaj’s full, [Read More...]

Under Pressure

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On Solitude: Nietzsche, The Muppets, and Me

Being alone is not a virtue.  It is just a fact and, for most of us, a source of insecurity, occasionally a source of relief, sometimes a real liability.  Loneliness, by contrast, is essentially a kind of felt deprivation (and we should note that one can feel lonely even in the presence of other people).  [Read More...]

Muppet Matrix

This is the funniest thing I’ve seen in a looong time. Worth the 3 and a half minutes, I promise. [Read more...]


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