I heard industrial pa-chunking before I even entered the the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation. Across the street from the museum is the Ford Development Center, where Ford Motor Company does research on new vehicles and “mobility solutions.” The center first opened in 1953 and was designed […]
There’s an excellent piece on the Great Gonzo, queer whatever performance artist, and the disappointment of Muppets From Space (1999) at Storming the Ivory Tower.
‘Tis always the season for puppets, if you ask me, but Gremlins is officially holiday seasonal. I watched it again for the first time in many years and there were a lot of things I had forgotten, including the scene where Gizmo stunt drives a Barbie Dream Car […]
“Dame Diana Rigg‘s career was all about showing women off in all their fabulous glory. From her iconic turn as super spy Emma Peel in the original Avengers to her acid-tongued (and Joffrey-poisoning) Olenna Tyrell on Game of Thrones, every one of Rigg’s performances provided an example of […]
In these outtakes from a news report by Cookie Monster and John Oliver, we see just how professional Cookie Monster is.
Vanity Fair takes a look at the making of “The Rainbow Connection.” “At first, Jim Henson was singing as Kermit in the recording booth—but something was missing. Then somebody present—Williams can’t remember who—asked Henson if perhaps Kermit should try a take. So Henson brought out the Kermit puppet—and […]