“Wizard of Id” a la Muppets

“TV Executives, when Jim Henson asks to do a TV project, you say  ‘Yes‘!”

What if the project is a 1969 puppet version of the Wizard of Id comic strip?

The answer is definitely yes.

*HT to The Nerdist.

Cinde-really? Part the Second

The Frogger loves Disney‘s Cinderella, mainly because she thinks Cinderella’s ball gown in pretty, likes dancing, and loves all the cute animals[1,2]. As a result, I have had many opportunities over the past few months to observe this film in great detail, repeatedly. These posts resulted from subjecting the normally active mind, thirsting for stimulation, to triplicate viewings whilst traversing the wintry wastelands of the Midwest, with the second of two presented here, wherein I shall examine why the Cinderella story, rather than being uplifting, depresses me. Continue reading “Cinde-really? Part the Second”

Cinde-really? Part 1

The Frogger loves Disney‘s Cinderella, mainly because she thinks Cinderella’s ball gown in pretty, likes dancing, and loves all the cute animals[1,2]. As a result, I have had many opportunities over the past few months to observe this film in great detail, repeatedly. These posts resulted from subjecting the normally active mind, thirsting for stimulation, to triplicate viewings whilst traversing the wintry wastelands of the Midwest, with the first of two presented here, wherein I shall examine what we can infer about the kingdom in Cinderella is set and why you might not want to live in that land of Fairy Tales. Continue reading “Cinde-really? Part 1”

Brilliant Beyond Words

Adapted from "Five Minute Comics: Part 3" by Randall Munroe (Creative Commons 2.5)

Randall Munroe can blow your mind in under five minutes. Not fair. Here’s hoping his family illness concerns are resolved quickly and happily.

 

Calvin on General Relativity

Calvin & Hobbes by Bill Watterson
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