News From The Past 5 Weeks!

Jarrod Fairclough – And we’re back!  After 5 weeks of limited content, The Muppet Mindset returns today, back to our regularly scheduled program.  I’ve spent the last 5 weeks travelling Europe, seeing the snow covered Alps, the canals of Venice, and some things we won’t discuss in Amsterdam.  And while our pal Mitchell Stein kept an…

It’s Not Easy Being Green Lantern

Jarrod Fairclough – Seattle is about to be invaded by an influx of super villains!  Who will save Safeco Field from the powers of evil?  Who will rescue those stuck on the Space Needle from the clutches of darkness.  Who will stop the Fremont Troll before he destroys the city? Never fear, folks!  For Super Kermit…

Funko’s Dark Crystal Figures

Jarrod Fairclough – Way back in April (we were all so young then) toy company Funko announced a series of Dark Crystal figures to join their ReAction line, toys that are made to resemble those 80’s style figures.  They’ll be available at the end of the year, and you can pre-order them on Amazon here! At…

New Labyrinth Funko Pop!

Pop culture stores are often filled to the brim with every collectible, toy, comic book and tshirt you can imagine.  On your left is an aisle filled with Ghostbusters merchandise, and to your right it’s all Doctor Who.  So you have to weave your way through the place in order to find that one thing…

Muppet Newsflash: January 15th 2016

Muppet News Update: January 15th 2016 In good news for fans of English Muppets, the Sesame Street ‘spin off’ series The Furchester Hotel has been renewed for a second season of 50 episodes!  Elmo and Cookie (along with Ryan Dillon and David Rudman) will return, alongside Funella (performed by legendary Muppeteer Louise Gold), Pheobe (performed by…

News Update: 4th January 2016

Last week actress Rita Moreno was honored at the Kennedy Center for her contributions to the entertainment industry.  Actress Rosie Perez and everyone’s favorite drummer, Animal, appeared to recreate the classic ‘Fever’ sketch from Rita’s episode of The Muppet Show.  It’s heartwarming to see Rita’s reaction when the bit starts.  She’s a big fan of the…

Product Review – Pop! Sesame Street Vinyl Figures

Jarrod Fairclough – In 2012 we were delighted to learn that popular toy brand Funko would be making a line of their popular Pop! vinyl figures in the form of some of our favorite Muppet characters, including Kermit, Fozzie, Gonzo and more.  In 2014 Funko announced the debut of another line of Pop! figures, this time…