Enjoy these fun outtakes from Jim Henson's hour-long Christmas special from 1977, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas. They give "drum roll" a whole new meaning.
By the way, that's Frank Oz (AKA Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Cookie Monster, Bert, Grover and Yoda) puppeteering the increasingly-frustrated mother.
Jerry Nelson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz and Jim Henson
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OMG, these hand-crocheted Yip Yips stockings by Carissa Browning sure do make me smile. The big mouths of Sesame Street’s Muppet martians are perfect for stuffing in holiday gifts (and later for storing toys, Browning suggests). One catch: If you want these, you’ll have to crochet or knit them yourself. Fortunately, Browning has provided patterns […]
It’s a question that’s floated around forever: Are Bert and Ernie gay? Former Sesame Street writer Mark Saltzman says yes. In a recent Queerty interview, Saltzman (whose partner is Arnold “Arnie” Glassman) reveals that the Muppet duo were based on his own (gay) relationship: Ok, so we have to address—that’s the big question, right? In […]
My daughter and her cousin are watching Muppets From Space, a $2 DVD bin find last weekend. It is well worth rewatching. There is a low quality version free on YouTube, or you can stream it in HD from Amazon.
These days, there isn’t much our iPhone camera can’t do – except feel like an actual phone. Despite years of steadily increasing resolution and image sensing technology, we’re still taking shots awkwardly with two hands, fumbling for the shutter button. Leave it to an avid photographer to design Shuttercase, a versatile iPhone case that solves […]
Still determined to keep those New Year’s health resolutions? If you’re going to stick with the exercise plan, it’s enough of a challenge to budget your time. No need for your financial budget to take a hit, too. Here’s a more convenient – and cheaper – alternative to a gym membership or Peloton bike: Two […]
Want a career in web design? It’s true that these days, most anyone can throw up a page or two. But for true workhorse web design, you’ll sometimes need to match the platform to the project. Enter the Complete Front-End Developer Bundle, an educational grand tour around the best tools for the web. For beginners, […]