The rush is over.
The show is done.
The curtain is closed.
I’m in the lull, the sugar crash, after waiting for almost a year (maybe more) for The Muppets to return to the big screen.
I know other folks who loved it (like I did), a few who found it enjoyable but not fantastic (my youngest brother and a neighbor) and even more who need to go see it for themselves. I’ve been doing my part to proselytize, but I’m only one guy with a Muppet-titled blog, you know?
One thing is for sure: folks still love the Muppets, they can still draw a crowd and most of us, I think, want to see them culturally relevant again. If that’s the benchmark, I think we can say “Mission Accomplished!”
Heck, when you have folks making SAW parody trailers on the one hand and Fox News decrying their “liberal agenda” on the other hand, I think it’s safe to say The Muppets are in the pop culture consciousness again.
And while I can’t possibly post more often on Facebook & Twitter about the movie, I’m doing my part by blogging here. ;-)
If that doesn’t sway you to either see the movie or get behind the idea that The Muppets are “back”, check out some bloopers from the film, some great, new t-shirts inspired by The Muppets or even some cool fathead-style stickers for the kiddos.
Yay! *Waves Kermit-like arms wildly*
Now go click some links, watch some videos and buy some merch!