EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mokey and Wembley from “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock”

By Joan Amenn Hold on to your Baloobius! I had a rare and amazing opportunity to chat with Mokey (Donna Kimball) and Wembley (Jordon Lockhart) about their new series, “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock.” It was an unforgettable experience and I only hope that the Fraggles had as much fun as I did. Joan: Hi Mokey! Hi Wembley! Thank you for talking with me. … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mokey and Wembley from “Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock”

In Their Own League Advent Calendar: 24. The Muppets Christmas Carol

By Joan Amenn There are few stories so inextricably linked to the holidays than Charles Dickens’ tale of one man’s redemption of his many faults just in time to appreciate the true meaning of Christmas. That it was a ghost story and genuinely creepy in some chapters didn’t disturb the Victorians a bit. Dickens developed a one man show of reading his “Carol” aloud to … Continue reading In Their Own League Advent Calendar: 24. The Muppets Christmas Carol

In Their Own League Advent Calendar: 15. Babe

By Joan Amenn “Christmas means carnage!” For farm animals, Christmas is far from a holly, jolly good time. They may very well find themselves on the menu as “Babe” (1995) sets out to prove. The little porker referenced in the title is a complete scene stealer but a close contender for second place is Ferdinand the duck, voiced by Danny Mann. Neither critter wants to … Continue reading In Their Own League Advent Calendar: 15. Babe