Tag: Jim Henson


Toddler Television: Thomas Land Is Coming! (You’ve Been Warned)

Yes, there were times as a toddler when my son Tim, now 12, would have fits in the supermarket, or demand to be carried for hours on end,...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2013, Music

The Thirteenth Day of Mellowmas: Beware of False Kermits

Jason: Quick, Jeff: tell me your favorite Christmas record of all time. Jeff: Oh, man. If you’d asked me that during the first couple...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie: the Original Classic- Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition

It doesn’t matter how many new Muppet movies get made, though; none can equal the charm and witty humor of the 1979 original....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1982

After a two-year hiatus, Kelly Stitzel's Soundtrack Saturday returns! This week, she takes a look at the Best Original Song Oscar nominees...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray review: “The Muppets: The Wocka Wocka Combo Pack”

What are you waiting for? The Muppets are on Blu-ray....

Books, Comics Reviews

Comics Review: “Tale of Sand”

Maybe someone more in tune with themselves than I am can find some kind of hidden meaning in Archaia’s Tale of Sand, an adaptation of an...


Music, Way Out Wednesday

Way Out Wednesday: Rowlf the Dog, “Ol’ Brown Ears Is Back”

When I was younger, I loved Sesame Street, especially the Muppets. I still have cassette tapes (that’s audio, not video) of bits from the...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Lou Reed in Stockholm, May ’74

It’s rare that I get a chance to talk to the artists whose music I steal each week, so when the opportunity arises I seize it....