“Hummels & Heroin” preempts South Park’s what-we-learned-today speech by getting its message out of the way early. After a guy playing Chuck E. Cheese at a children’s birthday party overdoses on opioids, one of the police officers remarks that he’s sure the drugs are coming out of prison. “When there’s a drug… Read more...
If you've been looking to put your paws on a real animatronic band, get thee to Visalia! In August, the kiddie entertainment chain announced that they were breaking up the band. Now, one has popped up on Craigslist. (This one is quite...Show More Summary
This is a video of musician Nigel Stanford performing his song 'Automatica' with the help of a group of KUKA industrial robotic arms. It kind of reminded me of the animatronic band at Chuck E. Cheese, except nothing like that at all....Show More Summary
Chuck E. Cheese’s has been making some serious changes and they have something special for the parents. But before I tell you what it is, I want to make it very clear that their mission has and always will be to make kids happy…hence the slogan “Where a kid can be a kid.” With that Keep Reading ?
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A Massachusetts library is having to issue the rather obvious reminder to patrons that Chuck E. Cheese tokens are not an acceptable form of payment for overdue book fines, reports the AP. "This summer we’ve had a surge of folks attempting to pay fines and printing fees with tokens from...
A library in Danvers, Massachusetts has a simple request for its patrons: Could you please not pay your fines in Chuck E. Cheese tokens? The Peabody Institute Library issued the plea this week after "a surge of folks" tried to pay off their fines with the tokens, along with tokens from the similar local arcade Bonkers. Show More Summary
Oh, I'm sorry. I thought this was America.
Topic: Public Libraries Someone, however, thought it was worth a try. Sue Kontos, the bookkeeper at the Peabody Institute Library of Danvers, wound up tallying three Chuck E. Cheese's tokens and one Bonkers token while counting coins...Show More Summary
One of the longest-running musical acts in showbiz may be calling it quits. Chuck E. Cheese’s is phasing out its iconic animatronic band — the larger-than-life ensemble that has performed at the kid-friendly pizza chain for decades — in a bid to become more parent-friendly. An early-phase remodeling...
You don’t want your kids to hear this This week, music and pizza lovers across this great nation were shocked to learn about Chuck E. Cheese’s plan to phase out the chain’s singing animatronic characters — but right now, nobody is feeling the hurt like the robots themselves. Show More Summary
Chuck E. Cheese, the venerable children’s restaurant chain, is phasing out its animatronic band after 40 years, so Conan O’Brien booked them for one last performance. Unfortunately, it seems like the remaining members of Munch’s Make Believe Band are leaving on bad terms with corporate, as their goodbye song—first line: “Chuck E. Show More Summary
Back in those halcyon days when Chuck E. Cheese's actually considered their animatronic characters to be the main attraction they went through many different characters and acts, to keep the show as fresh as their pizza. Now that Chuck E. Show More Summary
What's Chuck E. Cheese without its iconic animatronic bands? It may be more appealing to children who have grown up with sophisticated video games and entertainment, according to owner CEC Entertainment. The kid-focused pizza chain is...Show More Summary
The chain is focusing on newer technology America’s second-most-famous mouse, Chuck E. Cheese, is getting a makeover. The possessively named restaurant and play place known for PG-rated games, plentiful pizza, and animatronic shows revamped...Show More Summary
Commentary: When a band breaks up, it can feel like the end of an era, even if it's a bunch of animatronic animals that play the banjo.
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"He had a style, and style cannot be taught; something we tend to forget in this era of manufactured pop stars."
Grief takes many forms, and we've all been grieving over the loss of Chuck E. Cheese's animatronic band in different ways. Musician Father John Misty's grief led him to write a poetic and emotionally charged eulogy for Chuck E.'s robotic band of three animals, one monster and an Italian chef. Show More Summary
“This man introduced me to music.”