50th Anniversary Celebration
Read fan reactions and let us know thoughts on Sesame Street's 50th anniversary special. The show debuts on PBS next Sunday at 7|6c and an official DVD is on the way.
50 Years and Counting
Read our review and discuss with fans the highly anticipated
Sesame Street "50 Years and Counting" DVD set from Shout Factory featuring over five hours of beloved moments.
"Muppets Now" announced for Disney+
It's finally official. A new, unscripted short-form series, “Muppets Now”, is coming to Disney+ in 2020. Let us know your thoughts on the Muppets big announcement.
The Dark Crystal: "Age of Resistance"
After a 36 year wait, return to the great conjunction. The Dark Crystal "Age of Resistance" is a mesmerizing and beautiful prequel series now on Netflix. Renew your essence today.
Music is Everywhere
Muppet Central Radio is now on TorontoCast, TuneIn and Apple Music. Listen to Muppet music 24/7 wherever you go with TuneIn and Apple apps and devices.
I guess none of this should really come as much of a surprise, but for most Americans, their diet and exercize plans haven't changed a whole lot since the 80s, yet it's harder for people to lose weight now than it was in the 80s. Research has turned up a few causes they believe are linked to this:
1. Since the 80s, more and more meat products have been treated with antibiotics, hormones, and other additives that can contribute to weight gain.
2. Since the 80s, more and more food packaging has toxins and other impurities in them that the food in the package can absorb, and which can contribute to weight gain.
3. Since the 80s, more and more Americans are on medications like anti-depressants, and weight gain can be a side effectof those kinds of medications.
So, like I said - this really shouldn't be too surprising, but it's enlightening.
I've been in my house two months now, and found a mouse living in the walls. For the past few days I keep hearing this rustling sound. We don't have any open food laying around, so he must be coming inside now it's getting cooler. The house is a hundred years old and close to the woods, so critters might want to stop by.
But I found instead of calling an exterminator or setting traps, I plug up the hole with Brillo pads. Mice don't like the taste of soap, so they'll somewhere else to go.
Hans Boskamp (1932-2011) was a Dutch actor and former association footballer who dubbed Oscar the Grouch on Sesamstraat, the Dutch co-production of Sesame Street. Boskamp performed in several well known Dutch television series and movies, including Oppassen!!!, Floris, and Turkish Delight from...
He was a good friend of John Lennon. When Lennon and Yoko Ono wanted to protest against the Vietnam War, Hans Boskamp suggested the idea to hold their first of two Bed-Ins for Peace in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, and personally arranged their stay in the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel.
Hans Boskamp was also the Dutch voice actor for Oscar the Grouch.
In a way ..... Oscar was good friends with, and helped John Lennon.
Reading the play The Crucible. Apparently during the Salem Witch Trials, they executed a man by crushing him to death with gigantic rocks. Also, crushing in many different ways was used in several parts of the world. In several parts of Asia, including India, one method of execution was being crushed by an elephant! yikes!
Also, apparently, during the Witch Trials they even convicted and hanged dogs for witchcraft!