ESPN has partnered with JESS3 to create a five minute animation with an old-school, 1970s SportsCenter vibe to walk viewers through the Nielsen television ratings process: using puppets and papercraft. Think Anchorman meets Schoolhouse Rock. Err, ok, we will.
Is there anything funnier than two grumpy old men sitting in a box making disparaging remarks about anyone and everyone within earshot? Huh? No! We love.
I never really liked the original — sanitized paint-by-numbers guitar pop from a sanitized paint-by-numbers kinda band. But in the wistful hands of the Muppets, Yellow takes on a whole new tone.
Who didn’t grow up with Kermit the frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo the Great and buddies? Inspired by a trip to the Jim Henson’s Fantastic World exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, and the ever-expanding buzz around the new Jason Segel-helmed Muppet Movie, 21 year-old graphic designer Eric Slager created a series of minimal Muppets portraits that are truly cute.