Star Wars Rewatch: The Empire Strikes Back

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Man, now that the prequels are done and over with, the series just keeps getting better and better.

Let’s talk about The Empire Strikes Back.

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Muppets Episode 5

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Last night, we learned that Fozzie Bear is a nicer person than Kermit the Frog.  Fozzie has a hit stand-up routine about his human girlfriend Becky’s sweatiness.  When he learns how hurt she was (after she gets revenge on him), he removes it from his act.  Would Kermit have done the same thing?  Not this incarnation of Kermit.  Kermit just wants to put on a good show, and if he has to manipulate Piggy and the crew, then by Henson, he will.

But this week, Reese Witherspoon was the celebrity guest, and I want to address that a bit behind the cut.

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Muppets Episode 4

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Gabbing Geek contributor Greg has been rather baffled about how anyone (let alone Jimmy, Jenny, or myself) could possibly be enjoying The Muppets.  It hasn’t been working for him.  He’s been wondering what he’s been missing, is there something wrong with him, or with the rest of us, and why hot dogs come in packs of ten but hot dog buns come in packs of eight.

I don’t have answers for any of those questions, but let me attempt to address his concerns while discussing last night’s episode after the cut.

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A Review Of “The Muppets” For The Lovers, The Dreamers, And Me.

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The Muppets premiered this week on ABC, with a promised “more adult” sensibility.  That was enough to gain a boycott from One Million Moms, but not from three of Gabbing Geeks finest, Jenny, Jimmy and Tom.  What did they think?  See after the cut.

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Stan Lee Invented The Fantastic Four And Now He’s Battling…Jim Henson?

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Can Stan Lee and Jim Henson put aside their differences in this epic rap battle before they are overtaken by a mysterious third rapper?  Find out after the break.

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