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December 30, 2016

2016 Year in Review: Worst Year Ever

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:40 am

The Muppets got canceled, David Bowie died, and an orange Grouch is going to the White House. 2016 was not our year.

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December 27, 2016

Video Review: Labyrinth the Ultimate Visual History

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 10:41 am

We’re reviewing the new coffee table book all about the making of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth!

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December 23, 2016

Joey Does TED

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 4:52 pm

Watch Joey Mazzarino’s TED Talk about his work as a Muppet performer!

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December 22, 2016

ToughPigs Roundtable: Muppet Christmas Music

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 11:47 am

The ToughPigs writers (somehow) narrow down and share their favorite Muppet Christmas songs!

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December 21, 2016

‘Twas the Cookie Before Christmas

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:32 am

Cookie Monster eats cookies, reads a Christmas poem, and eats cookies in a new video!

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The Muppets Are the Key to the Art Carney Santa-matic Universe

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

The Muppets, Art Carney, and Santa Claus: This fan theory will ho-ho-ho your mind!

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December 20, 2016

Why the Dickens Is it Always A Christmas Carol?

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 12:49 pm

What is it about “A Christmas Carol” that made the Muppets adapt it so many times??

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December 19, 2016

From Page to Screen: Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:35 pm

Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree is one of the worst Henson productions ever. But did you know it’s based on a book???

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December 16, 2016

Watch the Second New Pigs in Space Video!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 12:00 pm

More Piggy! More Link! More Strangepork!

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The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Harvey Korman

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

Can an episode have more than one Most Classic Moment? How about five?

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December 14, 2016

Video Review: Labyrinth Artist Tribute Book

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , , , — Joe Hennes @ 12:58 pm

We’re reviewing the new Labyrinth Artist Tribute book! With tons of amazing artwork inspired by the classic Henson film!

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December 12, 2016

Why Does Everyone Love Pigs in Space So Much?

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

The response to the new video proves that fans love the sketch as much as ever. But why?

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December 11, 2016

Cookie Monster Goes Cookie Caroling

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:46 pm

Cookie Monster rewrote the lyrics to a few Christmas songs. They’re cookie songs now.

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Puppets vs. Puppets: Henson Company’s Top Puppet Reality Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:04 pm

Puppeteers will vie against each other in The Jim Henson Company’s new reality show!

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December 9, 2016

Pigs In Space Returns!

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:05 pm

See the new Pigs in Space video! Yeah, you heard that right!

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ToughPigs Art: Inktober!

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

Art lovers rejoice at this collection of Muppet art from artists celebrating the annual month-long exercise of Inktober!

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December 8, 2016

Below the Frame Episode 2 – Christmas at Sesame Street

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

Prairie Dawn and the spirit of Christmas are both on display in the latest behind-the-scenes video from Sesame Street!

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December 7, 2016

New Pigs in Space Videos Will Finally Arrive This Friday

Filed under: News — Tags: — Ryan Roe @ 1:00 pm

Watch the skies!

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The Muppet Show: 40 Years Later – Bruce Forsyth

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Anthony Strand @ 11:47 am

Is the Bruce Forsyth episode of The Muppet Show Christmas-themed? Sure, why not!

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December 5, 2016

Deck the Halls with Piggy and Harry

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 4:05 pm

Watch Miss Piggy sing “Deck the Halls” with Harry Connick Jr.!

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