With Disney‘s 2018 version of Muppet Babies ready to take its first steps next week, the network is showing that even though times change, some things very much stay the same. Case in point? Kermit (Matt Daner) and Fozzie’s (Eric Bauza) ability to amp up the drama on something as simple as “Show-n-Tell” when they […]
Muppet Babies are back, and they’ve enlisted a heavy-hitting singing talent to help them keep making dreams come true. Hamilton‘s Renée Elise Goldsberry has been tapped to sing the theme song ahead of its March 23 premiere. The series is set to premiere with two back-to-back episodes on Disney Channel at 10 a.m. ET; and also […]
Broken Lines is an illustrated novel by Tom Pappalardo. It is short for a novel, and peppered with illustrations, photo-manipulations, pop-culture references, and the occasional marginalia. Unlike regular novels, it also makes heavy use of whitespace and those illustrations to play into the pace of the novel and how it reads. They aren’t just things […]
So it would seem that when the going gets weird, the weird also turn MGM Television. The studio is moving ahead with development of a series based on the life of famed “Gonzo journalist” Dr. Hunter S. Thompson. Written by Bob Nelson (Nebraska), the project is part of an overall deal MGM Television has with […]
Adi Tantimedh writes, Every now and then, a novel comes along that’s so densely high concept and nuts that I can’t help falling in love with it. This spring, it’s Red Girls: The Legend of the Akakuchibas by Kazuki Sukaraba. Viz Media, who publish it under their brilliant Haikasoru novel line, are sending me a […]
Well, of course The Muppets are admirers of Ralph McQuarrie's work.
The full, official character descriptions for The Muppets are rather long, and occasionally a little unnecessary (some of these guys do not need big introductions) so let’s start with my edited highlights. I’ve skipped the big fleshy characters and kept to the little fuzzy ones. With his Kermit t-shirt and watch, Walter is a devoted […]