Posts Tagged: Muppets
Manzano’s gift to us, the power of her presence, lies in the fullness of Maria’s humanity. While still being proudly brown and representing Nuyorican excellence in all its glory, Maria never became a caricature, never boxed herself into the facile images of Latinos that American television sometimes still offers up.
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
Sorry. I couldn’t resist the chance to make a bad joke. I tried to work people having beef with the company into the title but it was too cumbersome.
Anyway, if you haven’t heard (and I don’t know how you haven’t, honestly), the folks who own and run Chik-Fil-A are conservative Christians who “support the traditional family,” which I guess means they support polygamous marriages where a patriarch can take two sisters as wives and bear children with not only them but their two slave girls....more