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Dan Caffrey
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Dec 18
4

Simon and Garfunkel did a great rendition of “Silent Night” over “The 7 o’clock news” with some pretty dark stuff. A dark contrast done so beautifully.

Dec 17
5

I watched this very video over the weekend while we were wrapping gifts, and let me tell you, coming to it with no knowledge it's coming is quite the mind fuck, indeed. 

Dec 17
1

This is funny because that's the version I watch on YouTube every year, since the video also has all of the ads intact.

Dec 17
11

The best ever use of that quote was the legendary darts commentator Sid Waddell who, when Eric Bristow won his first world title said: Read more

Dec 17
16

There are a lot of things the Muppets do to give the characters life that, once you notice that not all puppetry uses them, point to the reasons these characters are so engaging.

One is “shooting” - slightly moving the head of the puppet forward while it speaks, especially to emphasize certain words or emotional beats.

Dec 17
3

Wow. I wasn’t prepared for it to be over the actual credits. Seems like they don’t do that now.

Dec 17
7

A local theater ran Emmet Otter around Christmas 2 years ago, and my wife and I went to see it. It is arguably my favorite theater going experience of my life. As a young child when it first released, it was a Christmas tradition for me, so seeing it on the big screen was really special to me.

Dec 17
13

Aww. Jim Henson watching the party with Sprocket at the end and just enjoying his wonderful creations hits me in the feels every time.

Dec 17
16

Emmet Otter is my all time favorite. It was a natural choice when an actual, for real otter moved into the lake in my backyard I named it Em (wasn’t sure if it’s an Emmet or Emma). But it is just as awesome as Emmet and his Ma and pals! Read more