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January 23, 2017

Donald Trump: The Anti-Henson

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:31 pm

It is the firm belief of the owners of ToughPigs that Donald Trump represents the opposite of the teachings of Jim Henson. Yeah, even the Muppet fan sites are getting involved.

NEWS

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January 19, 2017

Elmo Makes Oscar Picks, Despite Not Being Old Enough for R-Rated Movies

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:55 pm

Elmo, Grover, and Cookie Monster share their thoughts about this year’s hottest movies.

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Below the Frame Episode 3 – Live from Sesame Workshop

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 4:24 pm

Watch the latest behind-the-scenes episode of Below the Frame, taking place in the Sesame Workshop office!

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January 12, 2017

RIP Sesame Street Writer Robert Oksner

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:57 pm

We remember Robert Oksner, veteran Sesame Street writer and creator of Simon Soundman.

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January 11, 2017

Daveed Diggs is Your New Mr. Noodle

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:03 pm

Hamilton star Daveed Diggs is among the newest actors to play Mr. Noodle’s Brother, Mr. Noodle!

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Ellen Tries, Fails to Make Oscar Kind

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:58 am

Watch Oscar the Grouch’s appearance on Ellen! It’s filthy!

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Lucky Sesame Fan Gets Big Bird Bed

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:52 am

Watch the construction (and enjoyment) of a lucky fan’s Big Bird bed on Super-Fan Builds!

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January 9, 2017

RIP Muppet Balloon at Disney World

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:36 pm

The iconic Kermit hot air balloon at Walt Disney World will be taken down.

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Rowlf and Jimmy: Season 1

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:34 am

More Jimmy Dean Show (and therefore, more classic Rowlf the Dog) is coming to DVD!

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January 8, 2017

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants #2

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:40 pm

Sneak a peek at the first few pages of the latest Storyteller comic!

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January 7, 2017

Muppets Cover Attractions Magazine

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:40 pm

The Muppets are on the cover of the theme park mag!

ARTICLES

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January 20, 2017

ToughPigs Art: Luke Flowers

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

See some amazing Muppet fan art from Luke Flowers, including several spotlights on Jim Henson himself!

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January 16, 2017

The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Charles Aznavour

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

This week, Miss Piggy develops a fondness for French and a Whatnot feels pretty.

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January 12, 2017

ToughPigs Art: Tony Whitaker’s First 20 Years of Sesame Street

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:45 am

Fan artist Tony Whitaker created unique and fun illustrations for each of Sesame Street’s first 20 seasons!

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January 9, 2017

Review: I Am Jim Henson

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:32 am

The excellent new children’s book all about the life of Jim Henson is a terrific inspiration for Muppet fans young and old!

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January 6, 2017

ToughPigs Art: Jon Brangwynne Returns

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:31 am

We’re shining the spotlight on Muppet fan artist Jon Brangwynne for the second time, and we’re amazed with his fantastic work!

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January 5, 2017

Today Show Hires Big Bird as Producer, Elmo as Cameraman

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:57 pm

Watch clips from Sesame Street’s latest takeover of The Today Show!

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Watch Out: Herry Monster Funko Pops Coming Soon!

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:07 pm

The latest Sesame Street Funko Pop toy is Herry Monster!

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January 4, 2017

Big Bird Commercial Is Brought to You by Letters A, T, & T

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:45 am

Big Bird makes an appearance in a clever new ad from AT&T!

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Gordon Ramsay to Call Piggy and Swedish Chef “Muppets”

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:35 am

Miss Piggy and the Swedish Chef will appear on an episode of Gordon Ramsay’s Masterchef Jr.

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