LEGO Muppets are Coming! This is Not a Drill!

The full first series of LEGO Muppets minifigs

This post contains affiliate links. Never before have two such great tastes that taste great together collided in the toy aisles. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, LEGO Muppets are coming. Besides Star Wars, Marvel and DC LEGO sets, the brick building company has tackled some amazing pop-culture properties as Back to the Future, Ghostbusters and The Simpsons. They recently released a Sesame Street set which basically laid the groundwork for Jim Henson’s furry, funny family. I …

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Street Fight: The Muppets vs. Sesame Street

Muppets Street Fight

Interviewing Kermit and Miss Piggy was the highlight of my journalism career. As a hardcore Muppets fan, I have loved watching Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal, Beaker and the Swedish Chef get things started. Now, I also loved Sesame Street as a kid. The Count was always a favorite (though I fully admit, I had a hand puppet of him as a kid that scared me to death) and there is no greater superhero than Super …

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My 43rd Birthday Was a ‘Super’ Success

Yesterday was my birthday. I turned 43, though I still feel like I’m 20-something. Which helps explain the geektastic gifts my family got for me. I took the day off from work and just had a nice relaxing morning, followed by a special lunch with my beautiful, significant other, who moved her schedule around just to spend time with me. Yeah, Allie’s definitely a keeper! And for those keeping score at home, we hit Red …

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My Douglas Adams Birthday Included a Beaker Cake!

Last week I had my Douglas Adams Birthday. For those of you who’ve never read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, that simply means I’m 42. Or, that I’m the answer to the ultimate question about life, the universe and everything. To be honest, I don’t feel much older, other than my back being a little sorer and my gut being a bit wider. But I’m working on that! This is the year I get back into …

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Meet Bret McKenzie, the Man Behind the Muppet Music #MuppetsMostWantedEvent

The Muppets just wouldn’t be the Muppets without music. Singing and dancing is what made them so popular in the first place, so it goes without saying, that their latest movie Muppets Most Wanted is chock full of all-new terriffic toe-tapping tunes! Muppet Music Master Bret McKenzie is back in the conductor’s chair this go round. His work on 2011’s The Muppets was so inspirational and celebrational that Bret actually won an Oscar for his …

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