A Colorado pastor named Kevin Swanson had a conniption fit on his radio show Generations with Vision last Friday about the Muppets breaking ties with Chick-fil-A, again demonstrating that some fundamentalist Christians are more comfortable having dialogues with imaginary creatures than with real people.
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…
In this week's TV roundup, we toast the return of Community, the Muppets make the rounds, Jessica Simpson is very pregnant, and Will Ferrell and Nick Offerman get drunk on Today while wearing bathrobes.
Last month, Fox News accused the Muppets of being anti-oil and of pushing a communist agenda in their new movie. Well, during a press conference after the movie's UK premiere, our fuzzy friends fought back. In classic Muppet style, Kermit sets things up in his usual charming way, and Miss Piggy steps in to deliver…
Sure, this giant Kermit is cool-looking (the Muppet takes Manhattan!), but many of the balloons looming about New York City yesterday were scary as shit. Let's take a look at Macy's Thanksgiving Day horror-show.
Jason Segel hosted Saturday Night Live last night, and it ended up being one of the most hilarious episodes in a long time. He was surprisingly great, and the fact that he brought along a few of his costars from The Muppets was an added bonus.
[Washington, DC, August 25. Jane Henson, co-creator of the Muppets, participates in a ceremony at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History]