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Can Kermit Make New York Muppets More British With Tea?

CAN Kermit makes New York muppets more British? Isn’t that what Lipton’s – makers of a really sweet, horrible tea – mean by making American “more tea? They mean more courteous, polite, civic minded, chivalrous and chilled.

That’s the British, right. Just no-one tell Lipton’s and the Yanks that the modern Briton lives by the motto Dipso, Fatso, Tesco, Asbo.



Dink the tea and turn from  Animal  (raw charisma, humour and rock music talent) to Kermit (company man, pig-seducer and signer of dirges).  Or maybe drink tea and turn itno Sir Thomas Lipton, the uber-rich tea magnet, pictured here on one of his  yachts in 1910.




Tea – it’ll make you rich. Now that’s how to seduce the the New Yorkers to the brew…


Posted: 3rd, March 2014 | In: The Consumer | Comment

In 1967 The Muppets worked as IBM instructors (video)

IMB Muppet

IN 1967, IMB hired Jim Henson to educate their staff. His Muppets were here to help. Cue the Cookie Monster:




Posted: 6th, May 2013 | In: Celebrities, Flashback, Technology | Comment

Should Sesame Street’s Bert And Ernie Get Married?

SESAME STREET is one of the most forward thinking, progressive shows around. It’s featured civil rights speeches, tackled racism, people talking about their AIDS, poverty… and now, people are calling for it to feature a gay marriage.

And the likely candidates are Bert and Ernie, and there’s even a petition demanding it. They already share a bed and rubber ducky would make an excellent best man.

Anyway, the petition comes from who want the puppets to teach our children that same-sex marriage is okay. Which it isn’t of course. All marriages are stupid aren’t they? You’d have to be nuts to want to get the State involved in your love.

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Posted: 10th, August 2011 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Obama Meets The Muppets

BARACK Obama meets the muppets, and other British leaders fallen on hard times…

Posted: 1st, April 2009 | In: Politicians | Comment