The UNOFFICIAL Top 10 Songs of: Ten to One

Jarrod Fairclough – Hello, I’m Jarrod Fairclough for The Muppet Mindset, in for Kieran Moore who is on assignment (or holiday, I’m not sure).  Yes, your reguarly scheduled writer is off this week, so I’ve decided to chime in with another one of my Unofficial Top 10 Songs list!  Today, I’ve decided to tackle songs about…

The Top 10 Songs of: The Rainbow Connection

A couple of nights ago at dinner I asked my niece and nephew (who are both big Muppet fans) what they thought I should use as the subject for this week’s chart. Their unanimous reply was “Rainbow Connection”. I thanked them for their suggestion (figuring they’d missed the point of the question entirely) and decided…

News Update: June 19, 2014

JUNE 19, 2014 The biggest news this week is that Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy will be appearing on PBS’s annual A Capitol Fourth special celebrating the 4th of July. Kermit and Piggy will perform “Rainbow Connection” with the National Symphony Orchestra under the direction of conductor Jack Everly. The appearance will be in conjunction with…

News Update: May 30, 2014

MAY 30, 2014 On Wednesday night, Sesame Workshop held it’s 12th Annual Gala honoring those who contribute to children’s education. As always, the event was a Muppet and celebrity filled spectacular. Among the attendees were Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer, Michael Buble, and George Stephanopoulos. And of course, the Muppet performers, the Sesame Street Muppets, and Sesame Workshop personnel,…

The Rainbow Connection: A Deeper Meaning

Mitchell Stein – This article was inspired by some entries to The Muppet Mindset’s Great Muppet Survey. While reading through some of them, I noticed that most Muppet Fans’ favorite moment/song is the first scene in The Muppet Movie, “The Rainbow Connection.” What is it about this song that it touches the heart of so many…

News Update: March 2, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: March 2, 2012 In news about something you should do right this second if you have Netflix: Go watch Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey. The touching, heartwarming, beautiful documentary about Kevin Clash and his journey into the world of Jim Henson is now online for instant streaming on Netflix and you can watch…