Remembering Jerry Nelson

Jarrod Fairclough – Yesterday marked the fourth anniversary of the passing of Muppet performer Jerry Nelson, who for over 40 years played The Count on Sesame Street, originated Floyd Pepper on The Muppet Show, and played Gobo on Fraggle Rock. Rather than sit here and reflect on Jerry’s life and career, I thought it would be best to…

The Videos We Missed Last Week

Jarrod Fairclough – Just a few weeks back I wrote that it was a fact of life that everyone gets sick.  Then I got a really bad dose of the flu, because apparently irony is funny to the medical gods.  So it’s been an entire week since The Muppet Mindset has posted anything!  And in that…

There’s No Business Like Small Business

If there’s anything we here at The Muppet Mindset support, it’s small businesses!  Well, small businesses and Muppets. And now the two are teaming up!  November 28th is Small Business Day, and American Express (a big small business) and The Muppets have teamed up to create a series of short ads promoting the very worthy…

Great Muppet Couples: A Photo Essay

Happy February, Muppet fans! Today we welcome in the month of the year that we most associate with romance with pictures of some Great Muppet Couples, as well as some human couples from Muppet productions! Enjoy. Count von Count and the Countess, Sesame Street Bobo the Bear and Cindy Crawford, Muppets Tonight Earl and Fran…