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December 19, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: Favorite Muppet Gifts

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:38 pm

Which Muppet gifts that we’ve received are nearest to our geeky hearts?

NEWS

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December 22, 2014

RIP Billie Whitelaw, the Voice of Aughra

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:02 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw, best known to us as the voice of The Dark Crystal’s Aughra, has passed away.

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UK VCR Alert: Muppets on ITV Christmas Special

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:22 am

On Boxing Day! Which is after Christmas. What’s up with that?

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December 19, 2014

Bert and Ernie Share the Secret to a 45-Year Friendship

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:28 am

Watch a new video starring Bert and Ernie for Oprah’s “Where Are They Now?”

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Watch Big Bird and Cookie Monster (and a Million Other Celebrities) Send Off Stephen Colbert

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 10:22 am

The bird and the monster joined a chorus of many, many, many famous people.

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December 18, 2014

A Christmas Miracle: Kermit Sings “It Feels Like Christmas”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:22 pm

A new video featuring Kermit the Frog singing a classic Muppet Christmas Carol song!

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Watch Miss Piggy and Michael Bublé’s Christmas Duet

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:13 pm

Watch Miss Piggy’s appearance on Michael Bublé’s Christmas special!

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December 17, 2014

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.

ARTICLES

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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.

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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 10, 2014

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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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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