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December 17, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Worst Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors diss their randomly-assigned pick for Worst Muppet Christmas special ever.

NEWS

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Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Sir Cookie Monster “Resist”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:01 pm

Sir Ian McKellen is one of my favorite British actors.  I could be said that I cannot resist him.  And I know how to phrase that since he taught me the word “resist”. Sir Ian takes a little time out of his busy schedule being awesome to channel his inner Gandalf and Magneto and talk […]

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December 16, 2014

Preview: Storyteller Witches #4

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:16 pm

Read the first few pages of the final issue of The Storyteller: Witches, in stores this Wednesday!

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December 12, 2014

The Newest 3-D Printable Sesame Characters Are Christmassy

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 3:34 pm

MakerBot strikes again, just in time for the holidays.

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December 10, 2014

It’s Curtains for the My Muppets Show App

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:05 pm

The My Muppets Show app will be shut down on January 9th.

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Big Bird Runs Through YouTube’s Year in Review

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 3:47 pm

Big Bird makes an appearance in the 2014 YouTube Rewind video!

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Watch the Count Count the Days Left Until He Sings With Mormons

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 1:58 pm

Sesame Street’s performance at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Christmas concert is coming up!

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December 8, 2014

Preview: Fraggle Rock Journey to the Everspring #3

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:48 pm

Preview pages for the third issue of the new Fraggle Rock comic book, in stores this Wednesday!

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December 2, 2014

Forget the Moon, Slimey’s Going to Mars

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:23 pm

Slimey, Rubber Duckie, and Super Grover’s cape will be aboard NASA’s Orion shuttle this week!

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November 20, 2014

Russell Brand Will Destroy Elmo

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:59 am

Elmo and Grover appeared on “Watch What Happens Live”, where Russell Brand threatened our little red friend.

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November 19, 2014

Preview: Storyteller Witches #3

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:51 pm

Issue #3 of Storyteller: Witches is now in stores. Check out our preview of the comic!

ARTICLES

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December 16, 2014

ToughPigs Art: Muppets Wearing Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:46 pm

Want to see some pictures of Muppets in ugly Christmas sweaters?? Of course you do!

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December 15, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Best Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors defend their randomly-assigned pick for Best Muppet Christmas special ever.

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December 12, 2014

The Muppets at D23: Five Years Later

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:09 pm

Five years ago, Disney made a lot of big Muppet-related announcements at the D23 Expo. How many of them actually came through?

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December 8, 2014

The Mup Art Show – December, 2014

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:25 pm

It’s the Mup Art Show! Featuring the very best Muppet, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Jim Henson fan art from all around the internet!

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December 5, 2014

Buy This: Madame Alexander Muppet Puppets

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:10 am

We got the new Kermit and Fozzie puppets from Madame Alexander. Read on to decide if you need these under your Christmas tree too!

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December 1, 2014

I Am Reviewing I AM BIG BIRD

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 12:15 pm

“I Am Big Bird” is the documentary that fans have wanted and that Caroll Spinney deserves.

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November 24, 2014

Steve’s Stuff: Bid on Steve Whitmire’s Muppet Memorabilia

Filed under: Feature,Interviews — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:08 pm

Interview with Steve Whitmire about his Muppet collection, now up for auction to benefit the Center for Puppetry Arts!

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5th Annual Muppet Vault: Christmas!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:03 pm

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on December 14th for the return of our annual Christmas Muppet Vault, including an Emmet Otter sing-along!

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November 20, 2014

Fran Brill Week: Little Birds and Toast Lovers on Sesame Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:50 pm

A bird, a fish, a toast-lover… Fran Brill played some swell characters on Sesame Street whose names weren’t Prairie Dawn or Zoe.

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The Mup Art Show: Fran Brill Week

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:46 am

A special edition of our fan art spotlight, featuring artists’ renditions of the many characters of Fran Brill!

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