oh, no .. not Grover
February 15, 2003 5:52 AM   Subscribe

oh, no .. not Grover. What many of us didn't see behind that brave exterior was a monster cowering in the face of his own insecurities, a monster so unsure of himself he wouldn't even watch his own performances, and a monster who ultimately allowed his own weaknesses to overcome him and nearly ruin his career. A genius, a tyrant, a womanizer or just a washed-up drunk? It's time to expose Grover- the monster behind the myth.
posted by Raindog (12 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
 
Some of the pictures were pretty funny but there's no way I'm reading 6 chapters about a muppet.
posted by jeremias at 6:03 AM on February 15, 2003


It's time for ..... Super Grover
posted by ginz at 6:23 AM on February 15, 2003


About a muppet? Those were six chapters of my life. The drugs, the parties, the years I barely remember.

Except for that Saturday night in '78 when I was stumbling down a dark dangerous street looking for my car. Way too many shots and I had no idea what that gang of kids were yelling. When the limo door opened and that blue hand helped me in I just collapsed in tears.

I can't remember what he said and I barely remember him softly singing "What do I do When I'm Alone" as I sobbed about my life. Grover listened though. He helped. He carried me to my room and I passed out.

I woke up the next morning and the TV was was tuned to Sesame Street. I knew that was my sign and I was ready to turn my life around. I got sober.

Grover saved my life. He also gave me Little Grover, but I never called to let him know about that. Maybe it's time he met his son?
posted by ?! at 6:25 AM on February 15, 2003


Maybe not, his new show is just hitting its stride.
posted by ?! at 6:28 AM on February 15, 2003


Great story ?!
posted by ginz at 6:28 AM on February 15, 2003


bert is evil: the sequel!
posted by pxe2000 at 6:32 AM on February 15, 2003


Warning, do not scroll down! There's a monster at the end of this thread!
posted by Hildago at 9:05 AM on February 15, 2003


bert is evil: the sequel!

Bert is Evil.
posted by Bag Man at 2:03 PM on February 15, 2003


All together now!

NEAR?

pad pad pad pad pad pad pad pad

FAR!
posted by Galvatron at 2:06 PM on February 15, 2003


Muppets come from the old country, as everyone knows.

Even Fozzie Bear.
posted by geekhorde at 2:36 PM on February 15, 2003


how long you think before they get served with a cease and desist?
posted by Hackworth at 3:35 PM on February 15, 2003


Big grin for ?!. Big big grin.
; )
posted by Shane at 4:44 PM on February 15, 2003


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