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June 29, 2015

Very Special Henson Specials: The Cube

Filed under: Anthology,Feature — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 9:49 am

Two Tough Pigs writers watch the 1969 TV special “The Cube,” which finds Jim Henson getting seriously weird.

NEWS

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June 30, 2015

Watch a Nintendo Man Meet a Henson Man

Filed under: News,Uncategorized — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

Brian Henson and Shigeru Miyamoto hang out at Jim Henson Studios.

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June 24, 2015

The Muppets Take San Diego Comic Con

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 3:19 pm

The Muppets will have their own panel at Comic Con International in San Diego!

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June 19, 2015

Watch Elmo Make Waffle Grilled Cheese with Jimmy Fallon

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:00 am

The little red fellow promoted his new cookbook on The Tonight Show last night.

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June 18, 2015

VCR Alert: Elmo Stays Up Late for Jimmy Fallon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:38 am

Elmo will be on The Tonight Show tonight! Tune in!

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June 16, 2015

Henson Company Muppetizes Nintendo Staff

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:25 pm

Watch this video from E3, featuring Nintendo executives as Henson puppets!

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June 12, 2015

Kermit Sings the World News Polka

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:03 pm

Kermit is singing and playing the banjo in this new video from ABC News!

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First Look at Muppet Minimates

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:55 pm

New images of new Muppet toys! New!!!

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This Is CNN: Elmo and Abby Shake It Off

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:42 am

More new videos from CNN on the set of Sesame Street, featuring Elmo and Abby!

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June 10, 2015

New Muppet Show Going On Tour with Mobile Muppet Theater

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:17 pm

Select cities will be visited by a mobile theater screening the new series!

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New Muppet Show Premiere Date: September 22!

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:40 pm

The Muppets has a premiere date! September 22nd!

ARTICLES

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June 25, 2015

ToughPigs Art: Clayton Roederer Returns

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:34 am

Today on ToughPigs, we’re giving a second spotlight to Muppet fan artist Clayton Roederer, and his many amazing pictures of Big Bird!

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June 22, 2015

Very Special Henson Specials: The Muppet Musicians of Bremen

Filed under: Anthology,Feature — Tags: , , — Anthony Strand @ 11:30 am

Two Tough Pigs writers visit Bremen for the first time in decades. But are they still moved by the music of an animal jazz quartet?

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June 19, 2015

Muppet Vault: Muppets & Music!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:23 am

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, July 12th for a musical celebration of the Muppets!

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June 15, 2015

Very Special Henson Specials: The Frog Prince

Filed under: Anthology,Feature — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 9:33 am

Anthony and Roz discuss the classic Muppet special, which sticks pretty closely to the original fairy tale — except for the backwards-talking princess and an ogre named Sweetums.

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June 11, 2015

Visual Thinking: Muppet Fan Artist Smig

Filed under: Art,Feature,Interviews — Tags: , , , — Dave Hulteen, Jr. @ 10:45 am

Dave Hulteen’s series of Muppet fan artist interviews continues with a spotlight on ToughPigs’ resident artist Smig!

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June 10, 2015

Cookie Monster and The Count on CNN: The Cookie News Network

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 1:03 pm

Watch some new hilarious Sesame Street videos from CNN!

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Kermit and Piggy talk Feminism, New Muppet Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:54 am

Watch a new video interview with Kermit and Piggy in which they tackle the all-important subject of catcalling.

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June 9, 2015

Keep [Sesame Street and Mormon Tabernacle’s] Christmas [DVD] With You All Through the Year

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:50 pm

The MoTab Christmas concert featuring the Sesame Street characters is coming to DVD in October!

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Dark Crystal: Creation Myths v.3 Coming Soon

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:13 pm

The third volume of the Dark Crystal graphic novel prequels will be available in September!

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