Articles tagged jim henson

Life on the Inside of Sesame Street’s Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch

The story of the man behind Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch needs no embellishment to make it an emotional one, but that doesn't stop the filmmakers from trying.

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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.

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TIME WARP!!!  Dance your cares away with Gobo, Mokey, Red, Wembley and Boober when Fraggle Rock‘s fourth and final season comes out on

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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?

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1 Mar 2004 // 12:00 AM

Labyrinth (1986)

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

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9 Dec 2003 // 12:00 AM

The Dark Crystal (1982)

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

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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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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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