Dragged kicking and screaming from the musical tribute, Muppets: The Green Album, comes this brilliant video collaboration (surprise, surprise) between OK GO and The Muppets. Says Kermit himself: ‘OK Go never does anything the way you’d expect it. I think they were Muppets in a previous lifetime’. Watch on in awe. Again. [Watch this brilliant video here]
I feel like the Smithsonian and Museum of the Moving Image have read my mind: an entire exhibit dedicated to the crazy and wonderful world of Jim Henson!? It’s almost too perfect to even comprehend. The retrospective is titled Jim Henson’s Fantastic World and it contains more than 120 artifacts: including drawings, storyboards, and props. The exhibit is open from now until next January.
Sometimes, when the stress of the day builds like a cyclone and the buzz of the urban jungle taunts insatiably, I wish I could transport myself into a Muppet universe, where little pink creatures sing the catchy refrains from lost 60s standards.
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.
First we had The Muppets putting their unique touch on the Queen masterpiece, now YouTube sensation, Joe Penna, has entered the fray with this somewhat tasteless, but exquisitely fumbled rendition done exclusively on the only instrument out there that makes those torturous Chinese stringed instruments sound marginally in tune.
You gotta love the Muppets. Over the years, the Muppets house band has collaborated with everyone from Norah Jones to this stunning performance with Elton John. What a song! But which one is really the puppet?
I am pretty much speechless. The title speaks for itself. It’s just brilliant. The Muppets take on Queen with their take on the classic, Bohemian Rhapsody. And the result is a must see video.