In what is a hilariously good match-up on many levels, Consequence of Sound shared a video of Dave Grohl and Animal from The Muppets battling it out on the drums at the end of a recent episode. It’s pretty amazing. And, check out Pitchfork’s list of the other best musical moments on The Muppets through the years for more!...more
Posts Tagged: Jim Henson
If you’re anywhere near Generation X, The Muppets constitute a heavy portion of your childhood’s reference points—possibly they even contributed heavily to your value system as you put in time watching Jim Henson’s puppets during those hours out of school....more
Because it taught children across the country, Henson became a household name, and through Sesame Street toys, Henson became a millionaire….However, licensing toys, to Henson, felt like selling out.
The cage-match-to-the-death between art and business can be brutal, but Muppet-master Jim Henson seemed to broker a level of peace between the two....more