Thursday, March 3, 2011

Are the Muppets turning into hipsters, or were they just early adopters? (Salon)

In the '70s, Muppets were able to blur the boundaries between adult and kid entertainment. What's great now is that they don't have to: With a love for all things nostalgic, as well as the cultural parodies and "winks to the audience" that Jim Henson's creations were known for, the Muppets won't have to change at all to fit into our current definition of "hipsters."
The only thing wrong with this article is that it doesn't mention the completely genius version of Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody, which I'm sure you've all seen. But God forbid you haven't....

Read the full article here.

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