Muppets Made Malevolent

Peter Jackson’s Meet the Feebles is “a hilariously offensive film,” the Muppet’s exact reverse,” writes New York Times’ blogger Lia Miller. “As I began researching this article,” Miller writes, “I was reminded of the most fantastically warped Muppet-style movie ever made: Meet the Feebles, Jackson’s second full-length feature. “If you have a strong stomach, enjoy B-grade soaps or think you might enjoy suicidal Vietnam Vet drug-addicted puppets, puppet pornographers, puppet Maury Povich-style accusations of paternity (between a chicken and elephant no less), and you tolerate a general level of foul humour and malevolence in cinema, then you might enjoy this movie.”


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NPR Excited About Folk Singer Holly Arrowsmith

NPR Excited About Folk Singer Holly Arrowsmith

New Zealander Holly Arrowsmith has made NPR’s Austin 100 list, compiled of musicians who would otherwise be performing at the annual SXSW music festival, now shutdown owing to the coronavirus pandemic. “Arrowsmith…