thumbnail

July 21, 2016

Throw It Back Thursday: Big Bird on Soul Man

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:23 pm

In 1998, Big Bird appeared on the short-lived Dan Aykroyd sitcom Soul Man, and it was just as embarrassing as you’d expect.

thumbnail

July 18, 2016

How to Be a Muppet Fan at San Diego Comic Con 2016

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , — Matt Wilkie @ 11:23 am

Going to Comic Con? Want to see all the great Muppet-related stuff at SDCC? We’ve got you covered!

thumbnail

July 14, 2016

Who You Gonna Call? Kermit the Frog!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 10:51 am

Before you see the new Ghostbusters film, read the entire Ghostbusters spoof comic from the pages of Muppet Magazine!

thumbnail

July 11, 2016

ToughPigs Art: Smig Takes on Politics, Disney, and Lederhosen

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:30 am

More fabulous fan art from Smig! Including new illustrations of Beaker, Uncle Deadly, Bert, and Cookie Monster!

thumbnail

July 8, 2016

ToughPigs Art: Smig’s Plea to Renew The Muppets & More

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

Yet another batch of Muppet fan art illustrations by Smig, including Statler and Waldorf, Uncle Deadly, and lots of penguins!

thumbnail

July 5, 2016

5 Things People Always Say About This Muppeteer Photo

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 12:00 pm

Casual Muppet fans on the internet are so predictable.

thumbnail

July 1, 2016

Great Muppet Caper Week: Bang on the Desk All Day

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

He’ll give you a RAISE! A closer look at Mr. Tarkanian, Kermit and Fozzie’s cantankerous boss.

thumbnail

June 30, 2016

Great Muppet Caper Week: Nicky Holiday’s Great Muppet Mystery

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 11:23 am

His voice was DUBBED! But by whom???

thumbnail

June 29, 2016

Great Muppet Caper Week: The Road to England

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:23 am

We’re comparing the Great Muppet Caper script to the film, and you’ll never guess the surprise celebrity they hoped to get!

thumbnail

June 28, 2016

Great Muppet Caper Week: Debauchery at the Dubonnet Club

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:00 am

We inspect a classic Great Muppet Caper gag and uncover a SCANDAL.

thumbnail

June 27, 2016

Great Muppet Caper Week: 10 Very Brief Cameos

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Julia Gaskill @ 11:56 am

Celebrating 35 Years of The Great Muppet Caper by inspecting its brief but memorable celebrity appearances!

thumbnail

June 23, 2016

ToughPigs Art: Andrew Colaprete

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:40 am

Spotlight on the fantastic Muppet and Sesame Street fan art of Andrew Colaprete! These things belong on a t-shirt!

thumbnail

June 20, 2016

That Elusive Muppet Thing

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

“You’re a Muppet fan? Maybe you can help me! I saw this Muppet thing a long time ago… What was it?”

thumbnail

June 16, 2016

Review: Muppet Minimates Series 2 and More

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

We’re reviewing the second series of Muppet Minimates toys, as well as the new Muppet pint glasses and Up Late with Miss Piggy mug!

thumbnail

June 13, 2016

Review: Diamond Select Muppet Action Figures

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:00 am

Our review of the new Diamond Select Muppet toys, including a comparison to the Palisades action figures!

thumbnail

June 9, 2016

ToughPigs Art: Cosmo Pszeniczny

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:25 am

Check out the Muppet Show and Muppet Movie-inspired artwork of Cosmo Pszeniczny!

thumbnail

June 6, 2016

A Frog and a Bear at VultureFest: Morning with the Muppets

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

We have the full report on the panel that featured Muppets and Muppeteers .

thumbnail

June 2, 2016

My Weeks with Muppets Tonight, Part 12: Final Thoughts

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 8:00 am

Ryan and Matthew wrap things up with a discussion of favorites, least favorites, and… what’s up with Mr. Poodlepants, anyway?

thumbnail

May 31, 2016

Cancellation and the Art of Muppet Fan Journalism

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:17 pm

Being brutally honest about running a Muppet fan site, which is hard, especially when it feels like nobody cares about the Muppets.

thumbnail

May 27, 2016

Muppet*Vision Week: Bean Bunny’s 15 Minutes (and 3 Dimensions) of Fame

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

At Disney World, a little Muppet bunny is a big star.

Older Posts »



Powered by WordPress