Kermit the Frog

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2014

    Revisiting Purple Rain's Original Reviews

    Should you see Purple Rain? Yes. The answer is yes. Of course, that's the perspective from someone living in a world that has already been influenced by three decades of Purple Rain's greatness. It's a film recognized by all non-jive turkeys as an absolutely beautiful marriage between modern music a ... More >>

  • Film

    March 19, 2014
  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    Muppets Are Coming to the Museum of the Moving Image

    Come 2014-2015, New Yorkers are going to be able to meet Miss Piggy in the ... felt. On Monday, the Museum of the Moving Image and Mayor Bloomberg announced the creation of a new gallery that will house 400 puppets, costumes, props, and miscellany donated by the family of Jim Henson, the visionary b ... More >>

  • Film

    June 6, 2012
  • Voice Choices

    May 23, 2012


    Not Jim Henson's world

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg Would Probably Like to Host SNL; Seth Meyers Makes No Serious Promises

    Forget the cast of Gossip Girl, Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, and Lady Gaga. Mayor Mike Bloomberg brought in some serious entertainment power to really spice up his press conference this afternoon: Saturday Night Live. Well actually, it was just Seth Meyers. But he got to use the whole stage of S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Mike Bloomberg, Miss Piggy, and Kermit the Frog Talk About Tourism and Lady Gaga

    We didn't think it was possible, but this morning Mayor Mike Bloomberg held a news conference that was even cooler than his public appearance with the cast of Gossip Girl earlier this year. The secret weapon? Muppets. Four talking Muppets. You can't make this stuff up, folks! In perhaps the sillie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Good Luck Using Wikipedia Today, Kermit La Grenouille

    ​Good luck using Wikipedia today. The user-generated, free-to-use, ad-free encyclopedia's English language portal will be dark for all of January 18th, as Wikipedia protests SOPA (the Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (the Protect IP Act). As Wikipedia says on their site today if you want to ... More >>

  • Film

    July 13, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Top 10 Music Videos Starring Muppets

    Have to love when the crowd erupts as the song kicks into overdrive. You may have seen the LCD Soundsystem "Dance Yrself Clean" Muppets video floating around today (that's it above) and wondered, "Hmm, what other bands have had their songs Muppetized?" First, that's probably not a word. Second, we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Eight Reasons That Top Chef: Season 8 Looks Better Than Top Chef: Season 7

    BravoGluttons for punishment.​We're still trying to reclaim our lives after the time suck that was Top Chef: Season 7, so were slightly alarmed yesterday when we received a screener for the first episode of Top Chef: All-Stars. How could it possibly be time for yet another round? Hadn't we end ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2010

    Kermit the Frog Brings the Green, Freaks Out Silly People

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 16, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 29 'Sesame Street' Learns It's Paved with Gold By Carol B. Liebman The Children's Television Workshop, producers of "Sesame Street," was attacked this spring by tv critics of the Times and the Daily News for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2010

    Hole at Terminal 5: Is Courtney Love Scary? Not Anymore.

    Hole Terminal 5 Tuesday, April 27 "Courtney Love is scary," is how the first Village Voice piece about Hole and its "genre-defying," Kim-Gordon-produced triumph Pretty on the Inside began. Published February 1992, this was the month after Nirvana's epochal Nevermind displaced Michael Jackson's pe ... More >>

  • Music

    April 27, 2010

    Welcome Back, Courtney Love

    The return of 'Hole' whether you like it or not, you little suck shits

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    'Top Chef': Consider the Spot Prawn

    Bravo​After a week's hiatus, Top Chef was back in all its lurid glory, injecting viewers with its characteristic dose of pre-fabricated drama, grown-up babies with sleeve tattoos, and ill-prepared seafood. Last night's episode also gave us what was possibly Padma's worst choice of apparel yet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2009

    The Ecstasy, the Agony: Live Blogging the MTV VMAs

    In honor of 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, we've invited SOTC buddies and pop savants Sean Fennessey and Ryan Dombal to lend a certain wisdom and perspective to these sure-to-be completely dignified proceedings. Gentleman? John Shearer​ 9:00pm Sean: We're coming to you live from one or two or ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    November 12, 2008


    Nonperishables like you've never seen them before

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    LL Cool J: "Me and you, let's go the truck stop salad bar"

    Those desperate to pass time today might consider watching the above LL Cool J interview. Hard to know what else to say about Pop Rocks, the one-time Blender property masterminded by Jim Deluca and former Blender employee Ryan Dombal (full disclosure: Ryan once acted this video out in full for me). ... More >>

  • Music

    November 5, 2002
  • Music

    June 25, 2002
  • Music

    February 20, 2001