Atlanta, Georgia Puppet Shows, Workshops, and Fun!

The Good Time Gang, with Ginger, Valerie and Bubba!

When I was growing up in Atlanta in the 70′s and 80′s, we had The Good Time Gang on Channel 46 to entertain us between shows;Valerie and Ginger were the … Continue reading

June 1, 2011 · Leave a comment

Herbie Hancock’s “Rockit”

So, anyone else get the living daylights scared out of them by this video when they were a kid? This video was creepier to me than most horror movies. Still, … Continue reading

March 16, 2011 · 2 Comments

Dragon Con and Gary Gnu!

I have been insanely busy–so much to talk about, but not time to post. I have mainly been getting ready for Dragon Con and working at Netherworld. Right no I … Continue reading

September 4, 2010 · 1 Comment

Henson donates ORIGINAL Kermit to the Smithsonian!

From Associated Press comes this amazing bit of news: By BRETT ZONGKER, Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON – The original Kermit the Frog, his body created with an old dull-green coat … Continue reading

August 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Senor Wences.

A Spanish ventriloquist with lightning speed and flawless comedic timing, often having two or even three characters present in his act at once, was born Wenceslao Moreno in 1896 (he … Continue reading

August 15, 2010 · Leave a comment

Topo Gigo!

Topo Gigio, sweet and childlike mouse character, was very popular in Italy for many years — not only on TV but also in children’s magazines, animated cartoons, movies, and merchandising. … Continue reading

August 6, 2010 · Leave a comment

Freaky-Armed Grimace!

I’ve often had mixed feelings about the McDonaldland characters. I hate clowns, but I always thought the earlier Ronald was okay. I liked Grimace, even though he was just…odd, and … Continue reading

April 20, 2010 · Leave a comment

Burr Builds a New Ollie.

I got this from a terrific site called The Kukla, Fran & Ollie Fan Page. Hope they don’t mind my giving them a little advertising. The article mentioned shows our … Continue reading

April 19, 2010 · Leave a comment

Junior Consumer Tips from the Better Business Bureau!

I used to LOVE seeing these come on inbetween cartoons on Saturday mornings. The finely crafted plush stars of these clips–The Abominable Snowman, Magnolia Ostrich, Flame Flamingo and more— were … Continue reading

February 16, 2010 · Leave a comment


The video was missing from this Sesame Street post, so it’s back now.

January 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

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