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  • Blog Post: So what does Disney have in the works for the Muppets in 2012?

    Okay. There are obviously a lot of people out there talking about " The Muppets " this morning. In particular how ticket sales for this James Bobin film reportedly fell off by 62% during its second weekend in domestic release . But - to be fair here - given that the No. 1 film in the country...
  • Blog Post: Disney's "The Muppets" soundtrack mixes fun new songs with old favorites

    Okay. If you're a longtime reader of JHM and/or if you saw that two part Jim Henson's creative legacy story that I posted on the Huffington Post last week, you already know that I'm kind of a Muppet geek. Which is why - when Walt Disney Records sent me a digital review copy of Disney's...
  • Blog Post: The year that Mickey & Minnie almost got married

    Take a moment. Go check out your Disney t-shirt and coffee mug collection. There's an awful lot of anniversary logos & celebration slogans there, aren't there? 35 Years of Magic . 40 Years of Adventure . 100 Years of Magic . Remember the Magic . Year of a Million Dreams . What Will You Celebrate...
  • Blog Post: Muppets add whimsical touch to WDW’s “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” celebration

    How do you get to The Walt Disney World Resort ? Well, according to the directions that Kermit the Frog was giving to Sweetums at yesterday’s “ Give a Day, Get a Disney Day ” presentation at Epcot , you take the I-4 to 192 and then look for the cans. Of course, it’s easy to understand why everyone’s...
  • Blog Post: Tube Tuesday: Xmas marks the spot for the Muppets in 2009

    Thanksgiving is traditionally a time when we reconnect with friends & family. And this year, The Walt Disney Company must be feeling especially thankful for the way the public passionately re-embraced the Muppets last week. I mean, who would have thought that a viral video (which was shot on the...
  • Blog Post: Monday Mouse Watch : The reel / real story behind Disney-MGM Studios' upcoming name change

    Were you surprised by the rather generic-sounding new name that the Walt Disney Company saddled Disney-MGM with last week? Well, you weren't the only one. Many of the Mouse House managers that I spoke with over this past weekend were really taken aback by the studio theme park's new moniker. As one Disney...
  • Blog Post: Monday MouseWatch : Will the third time be the charm with Disney's Muppet revival project ?

    It was three years ago this week that -- after more than a decade of doggedly pursuing Miss Piggy & pals -- the Walt Disney Company finally completed its acquisition of the Muppets. And on the heels of the completion of this deal came news of Mickey's very ambitious plan to revive this much beloved...
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