genius, communist, muppets.

Upon second viewing, Jim Henson was a a subversive mastermind years ahead of his time. I still never hear “For What It’s Worth” without thinking of this clip that I first saw over 20 years ago. The singing possum was so subliminally affecting that I’m pretty sure it’s why I majored in Environmental Studies and will be underemployed for the rest of my waking life, and why I don’t mind that much.