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Moment of Geek: The Real Computer Monster


Every couple of days we run across items so geeky we can't even begin to explain them. We politely refer to them as "Moments of Geek," as in a short fact, tidbit, video or picture that's not worthy of a whole feature story, but is worthy of a moment of your time.

Today's example comes to you courtesy of Muppet creator Jim Henson, who created the "computer monster" sketch in the early 1960s. The skit was allegedly developed for IBM and was such a hit that Henson redid it later. Word is the computer-eating-monster is a predecessor of the infamous Cookie Monster, who you might remember is more blue than green.

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