“Rocko’s Modern Life” had a certain edge not quite found in Nickelodeon’s previous efforts and helped usher in a new generation of animated shows. We spoke to “Rocko” creator Joe Murray about coming back to the special, after twenty years off the air.
Whether they’ve watched “Sesame Street” as a kid or seen Kermit the Frog across their social media feeds, almost everyone knows the Muppets. The entire cultural phenomenon can be traced back to one man: Jim Henson. One such person bringing the works of Henson back into the cultural forefront is Joshua Gillespie, owner and admin of Muppet History (@HistoryMuppet).
Being a younger kid between the late ‘90s and throughout most of the first decade of the 2000s, one of the things that’s stuck with me the most is the television. Yeah, the shows were great, but what I’m talking about in this case is what came between the shows and the commercials.
Speaking with Gary Trimarchi on his indie, animated webseries, ‘Failing Upwards’