Heroes, Villains, and Puppets

Aptly, the final film in the “From Muppets to Metal” series is Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, which, despite its homespun title, satisfies…

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Sold, Soul, Rock, Roll

The '70s suck — Journey and disco are the devil’s spawn. The '70s rock — God save Queen, Bowie, and Springsteen. In which category…

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Otter Pop

Somewhere, Jim Henson is smiling. Twenty years after his death, so-called children’s entertainment — especially animation, in all its variations — has been thoroughly…

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