It's a celebration of Richard Hunt's career, and his contribution to the world through his work. Max also profiles some of the lesser known female Muppeteers, and discusses the general effect of Muppets on the world. The whole zine is well put together and thoroughly researched. Just to clarify, Blossom. Not all of Microcosm is straight. Making the Queer members of Microcosm invisible hurts my feelings.
There’s More to That Viral ‘Sesame Street’ Interview Than Bert and Ernie’s Sexuality
Mikey's Muppet Memorabilia Museum: The Muppet Show
While the two puppets may or may not have been conceived as gay, many people on social media noted that Bert and Ernie were their first glimpse at what a same-sex couple looked like this thread by transgender activist Charlotte Clymer is worth reading in particular. But all the media hand wringing about the Bert and Ernie question masks that it was one small part of a lengthy interview in which Saltzman gave insight into how the Muppets covered a myriad of LGBTQ issues. Here are some of his other notable comments. And I mean healthy flirting, not MeToo ass grabbing. When Hunt died, Saltzman found out they were almost the same age and born in the same neighborhood.
As of Thursday, January 3, They became a part of my life. In , it was estimated that 77 million Americans had watched the series as children. The Sesame Street of today is not the same programme that I used to watch in the early eighties.
Hi I have got all 6 of the originals all in great shape animal is still very usable and his foam lining in his body is perfect. I also got fozzie puppet too I just need kermit. Found ur article realy comprehensive good work. I live in the uk the kermit plush is easy to get hold of but the puppet not so they all seem to be in the US wich makes it difficult for me to finnish my collection of them. Next on the list is the dress up dolls.