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May 29, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 9: Garbage/Sapsorrow

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:14 am

The ninth episode of The Jim Henson Hour is full of garbage, but it still manages to be innovative.

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May 28, 2014

RIP Maya Angelou

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:37 am

Poet, author, actress, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou has passed away. We remember her for her many Sesame Street appearances.

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May 27, 2014

Muppet Vault: USA!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:29 pm

Join us on June 24th at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY for a very patriotic and all-American Muppet Vault!

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May 24, 2014

Watch CNN’s Spotlight on The Muppets Right Now

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 4:06 pm

Watch the special Muppet episode of CNN Spotlight in full!

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May 21, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 8: Videotape/The True Bride

Filed under: Feature,My Week — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 2:41 pm

In the eighth episode of The Jim Henson Hour, MuppeTelevision finally starts to make sense… by admitting it’s all fake.

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May 20, 2014

The Best Place By the Fire is Kept for The Storyteller Novelizaton

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:39 pm

The Storyteller novelization will be republished this August!

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May 19, 2014

Two Things About Muppets Most Wanted: THE RESULTS, Part 2

Filed under: Feature,Your Two Cents — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 2:14 pm

Tough Pigs readers have more strong opinions on the new movie, both positive and negative. Part two of two!

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Archaia Adapting Another Jim Henson Script to Graphic Novel

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:11 pm

Jim Henson’s “The Magical Monsters of Turkey Hollow” is coming this November!

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May 16, 2014

Muppets Most Wanted Blu-Ray Details Revealed

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:12 pm

The Muppets Most Wanted Blu-ray will include THREE versions of the film! Plus more bonus features!

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What I’m Thinking About on May 16th

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 12:25 pm

Pondering Jim Henson and how he changed the world… and my world.

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Bert and Zachary Levi Singing About Being Outside is Delightful

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:24 am

Watch this terrific video starring Bert, Zachary Levi, and Kal Penn!

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May 14, 2014

Watch Cookie Monster at a Baseball Game

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 2:54 pm

Cookie Monster checks out the Giants game.

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My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 7: Fitness/The Song of the Cloud Forest

Filed under: Feature,My Week — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 10:52 am

In the seventh episode of the Jim Henson Hour, we meet a golden toad named Milton and Jim Henson steals the spotlight.

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May 12, 2014

Aliens, Creatures, and Brian Henson Took Over Today Show

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 1:38 pm

Watch two videos from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge’s takeover of The Today Show!

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Two Things About Muppets Most Wanted: THE RESULTS, Part 1

Filed under: Feature,Your Two Cents — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:44 am

Tough Pigs readers have strong opinions on the new movie, both positive and negative. Part one of two!

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May 9, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 6: Monster Maker

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:07 am

And now for something completely different: The Jim Henson Hour gets dark, with a British kid, a dragon, and Harry Dean Stanton.

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May 7, 2014

The World of Muppet Crap: Jim Henson’s Continental Kangaroo

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 9:35 am

Some Muppet merchandise is so rare, Muppet fans have never even heard of it. Like this here kangaroo.

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May 6, 2014

Nick Stoller Says the Muppet People Are Working on a New TV Show

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 7:21 am

Muppets on TV! Someday, maybe.

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May 5, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 5: First Show/Miss Piggy’s Hollywood

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 9:40 am

Our Jim Henson Hour reviews return! This week, Kermit and Jim Henson both struggle with ratings, Bobby McFerrin scats with graffiti, and Miss Piggy almost hooks up with Dudley Moore.

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May 2, 2014

We’re All Norman’s Kids: The Norman Stiles Interview, part 3

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:27 am

The third and final part of our interview with Sesame Street writer Norman Stiles, in which he discusses Mr. Hooper, “Put Down the Duckie”, and his post-Sesame career!

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