VOTD: The BEST Thing About This HeroQuest Review is This HeroQuest Review

There is a rarefied air breathed only by those who climb the highest pinnacles of human achievement. From those lofty heights these titans, nay, gods can look down on us and Continue reading “VOTD: The BEST Thing About This HeroQuest Review is This HeroQuest Review”

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Throwback Thursday: The Dark Crystal

Jim Henson was perhaps one of the greatest story tellers, creative geniuses and an all round good person of the modern era.  If you disagree, go watch the footage of his memorial, and I dare you not to shed a tear as Big Bird sings “It’s not easy being green.”  Excuse me.  I got something in my eye…

Oh yes…flashback to the early 80s, and a little of the 70s.  With the Muppets and Sesame Street being a huge success, Jim turned his sights to a new story.  A fantasy story inspired by the art work of Leonard B. Lubin,  and the desire to get back to the idea that the Grimm fairy tales are meant to foster growth, even if they get a little scary from time to time.  In 1982, The Dark Crystal went from idea, to reality.

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