V.23 No.12 | 3/20/2014
Muppets Most Wanted
The Muppets are back and they never “felt” so good
By Devin D. O’Leary
All is right with the world ... so long as there’s a Muppets movie in theaters. Here’s another pitch-perfect outing of epic silliness.
V.22 No.43 | 10/24/2013
A vision of the father of Muppets
By Nora Hickey
Brian Jay Jones’ new bio is an intimate portrait of a man who muppeted with guts.
V.22 No.38 | 9/19/2013
Frontiers in Puppet Theater
Grownup puppetry comes to Albuquerque for one night
By Lisa Barrow [ Tue Sep 17 2013 8:19 AM ]
A strange new breed of puppet makes its way to Barelas tonight. Hailing from Puerto Rico, Poncili Creacion is the latest experimental oddity debuting at the Tannex.
V.22 No.24 |
The Daily Word in clueless celebrities, incarcerated muppets and the fate of Jimmy Hoffa
By Ty Bannerman [ Wed Jun 19 2013 9:14 AM ]
According to the EPA, tailings from abandoned uranium mines have left nearby residents in Grants and Milan exposed to harmful levels of airborne radiation.
In related news, Mt. Taylor may soon be home to the world's largest uranium mine, bringing much needed revenue to the state. And also probably cancer.
Just because they show up armed with semiautomatic weapons, a "fleet" of cop cars and an Army helicopter doesn't mean you have to let them in.
Harsh three-strikes laws now extended to muppets.
Serena Williams offers her opinion on the Steubenville rape survivor and also reminds everyone that you can be both good at tennis and a clueless moron who probably shouldn't offer her opinion on the Steubenville rape survivor.
This just in: Jimmy Hoffa is still missing.
V.21 No.2 |
The Daily Word in Mitt's taxes, State of the State and recall in Wisconsin
By Tom Nayder [ Wed Jan 18 2012 8:25 AM ]
It's all good guys, Mitt Romney probably pays 15% in taxes.
State House Speaker Ben Lujan has lung cancer and will not seek re-election.
Someone threw a smokebomb at the White House.
Why are your favorite websites dark today?
Governor Martinez emphasizes education and tax cuts in the State of the State address.
LAPD is treating the human head found in a bag near the Hollywood sign as a possible homicide.
Over a million signatures collected in Wisconsin to recall its Republican governor.
Los Angeles City Council approves measure requiring porn actors to wear condoms.
Joe Paterno has never heard of "rape and a man" before.
The FDA says black licorice can be bad for your health. And it's gross.
The Palestinian Muppets need to have a telethon.
If dinosaurs were alive today, what would they look like?
A lost animated version of The Hobbit by Gene Deitch has been rediscovered.
This Angry Brides game sounds about right.
Hello, is it me you're looking for?
8 things the Internet ruined.
V.19 No.22 |
The Muppets And Big Blue
By John Bee [ Wed Jun 2 2010 7:20 PM ]
Before Sesame Street or The Muppet Show ever came into being, Jim Henson worked in advertising. In the late 60's, IBM contracted with him to create a series of short films starring Muppets, designed to both break the ice at meetings and educate IBM staff about the systems and technology their company sold. Some very early versions of the Cookie Monster and Kermit the Frog are present, and though they're prototypes, many of the gags are the pure gold you'd expect from Henson.
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