Beyonce Doesn't Like Labels But 'I'm a Modern-Day Feminist, I Guess'

While she's been a lightning rod for claims of both feminism and anti-feminism (particularly since announcing her Mrs. Carter World Tour), Beyoncé has tended in the past to steer clear of the F-word that's put so many female celebrities in the hot seat. Until now, at least. Bey tells Vogue UK in a cover interview for… » 4/03/13 9:00am 4/03/13 9:00am

Jim Henson's Original Pitch for The Muppet Show Is a Thing of Beauty

This isn't exactly new, but it's worth a watch because it will remind you of just how much you loved The Muppet Show. It's an original pitch that Jim Henson made for the show to sell it to CBS, and it's quite a tour de force. It's all the best things—the knowing humor, the visual tricks, the pure charm—that ended up… » 4/09/12 9:45pm 4/09/12 9:45pm

The Muppets Take Conservatism? Economist, Please.

The Economist is working my last nerve. After debating if women have it "immeasurably better" than they used to and the rise of "female power," they've turned their attention to the political persuasions of the Muppets. » 1/22/10 5:00pm 1/22/10 5:00pm

American Apparel For Sesame Street: The Goods Have Arrived

American Apparel announced earlier it was planning a line of Sesame Street clothing (not that the company was completely honest about the deal's origins). Well, the t-shirts, bearing four different designs, are now on sale. [American Apparel] » 11/11/09 7:30pm 11/11/09 7:30pm