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All Good Things Have Sequels, But Not Segels: Looking Ahead on the Day ‘The Muppets’ Arrives on DVD

When this blog first began, nearly three years ago, a new Muppet movie was just a dream, a boogeyman whose existence was whispered about at camp fires and sleepovers.  But since that time the hope materialized into a serious possibility, thanks to Jason Segel, and then a reality, and then a living, breathing motion picture that we saw twice in theaters.  And now it’s available for home consumption on both DVD and Blu-Ray (and we assume digital download).  What was once a mere figment of our imagination, a fantasy, is now something that we can and will have on our bookshelf, taking its place in the Muppets movie cannon next to The Great Muppet Caper and The Muppets Take Manhattan.  And the production of The Muppets, its critical appreciation and relative commercial success, did equal a comeback for Kermit and friends.  Maybe not quite a phoenix rising from the ashes, but a legitimate return to the public consciousness, and, more importantly, proof enough that Jim Henson’s creations are once again a viable commodity.  Which means, then, that a sequel is the natural next step.  That was the plan all along.

Read on: Why a Jason Segel-less sequel is no reason to panic.

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Filed under Be careful what you wish for, Freak Out Control, Muppets

Happy St. Patrick’s Day: It IS Easy Being Green

At least Kermit made it look like a breeze when he made a visit to The Colbert Report to analyze the Republican Southern primaries plug The Muppets on DVD, available Tuesday, March 20!

Okay, okay, so that video had nothing to do with St. Patrick’s Day.  Let us make it up to you:

HAPPY GERBITZ DAY!

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Filed under Checks & Balances, Lady Holiday, Muppets

Parting Shot: The Whole World in Our Hands

Boy Met World. And He Liked It.

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Filed under Parting Shot, TGIF

You Got It Right This Time, Amazon

Dead-on.

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Facebook, You Know Me So Well

Boy Meets World DVDYes, I like.  I like a lot.

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Filed under Feeny, Nostalgia Corner