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Thursday, November 19 2009

We All Know the Way to Sesame Street

In the 2008 presidential election, America crossed the Henson Point -- the point where we are a post-Baby Boomer society. The Rockist calls for a champagne toast.


Monday, October 8 2007

Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?


Monday, March 1 2004

Labyrinth (1986)

Sarah is the origin and end of the fiction, its cause and effect simultaneously.


Tuesday, December 9 2003

The Dark Crystal (1982)

It's ability to inspire terror is indicative of its creators' amazing craftsmanship.


Monday, September 22 2003

John Denver and the Muppets: Rocky Mountain Holiday

Hearing the late Henson perform as Kermit again, so warm and enthusiastic, yet so perilously close to flippering out, is a joy unto itself.


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