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May 22, 2015

Muppet Vault: The Best of The Muppet Show!

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

Join us on June 14th in Brooklyn, NY for a special Muppet Vault featuring our favorite moments from The Muppet Show!

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May 18, 2015

Maybe This Time: The New Muppet TV Show Just Might Work

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

The new Muppet show is their first attempt at a TV series since Muppets Tonight, but they’re in much better shape now.

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May 15, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: Remembering Jim Art Show

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 9:46 am

Our artist friends help us pay homage to Jim Henson in this throwback ToughPigs article from five years ago!

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May 14, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: A Muppet Slam Poem

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Julia Gaskill @ 11:12 am

In remembrance of Jim Henson: A slam poem from Kermit to Jim!

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May 13, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: When the Muppets Said Goodbye to Their Creator

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

Revisiting the 1990 special The Muppets Celebrate Jim Henson.’

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May 12, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: Life After Jim Henson

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

What’s Muppet fandom like for the fans born in a post-Jim Henson world?

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May 11, 2015

Jim Memorial Week: A Day in the LIFE

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:58 am

Jim Henson passed away 25 years ago this week, so we’re looking back on the iconic LIFE Magazine article about the loss.

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May 8, 2015

Kermit the Week: Birthday Presents for the Boss

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Julia Gaskill @ 12:36 pm

What would all the Muppets get Kermit for his 60th birthday? (Which is coming up, incidentally.)

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May 7, 2015

Kermit the Week: In Memory of a Coat

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Matthew Soberman @ 11:19 am

We’re celebrating Kermit’s 60th birthday by recalling his humble beginnings as a green coat and two ping pong balls.

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May 6, 2015

Kermit the Week: The Many Facets of the Frog

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

We’ve known a few different Kermits over the past 60 years.

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May 5, 2015

Kermit the Week: 60 Favorite Kermit Moments, part 2

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 9:54 am

The second half of our 60 favorite Kermit the Frog moments in honor of his 60th birthday!

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May 4, 2015

Kermit the Week: 60 Favorite Kermit Moments, part 1

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:24 am

In celebration of Kermit’s 60th birthday, we’re calling out our 60 favorite Kermit moments!

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May 1, 2015

Muppet Vault: Miss Piggy’s Moi-morial Day Parade!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:00 pm

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on Sunday, May 24th for a special Miss Piggy-themed Muppet event!

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April 29, 2015

Turn Back Time: The Muppets on The Cher Show, part 2

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 10:44 am

Our coverage of the Muppets on The Cher Show continues with Kermit the Frog, Sweetums, Sam, Waldorf, Mildred, and of course, Cher!

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April 27, 2015

Turn Back Time: The Muppets on The Cher Show, part 1

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Joe Hennes @ 10:54 am

We’re spotlighting the extremely rare first appearance of the Muppets on The Cher Show, including The Electric Mayhem and Sweetums!

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April 23, 2015

The “Adult” Muppet Show Announcement Is Not a Big Deal

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 6:00 am

People who don’t understand things are SHOCKED at the notion that the new Muppet show would appeal to adults.

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April 20, 2015

C Is for “Celebrating Joe Raposo”

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 7:00 am

The legendary Sesame Street composer got a special screening at NYC’s Museum of the Moving Image this weekend.

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April 17, 2015

World of Muppet Crap: Spruce Springsteen

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:24 pm

Who is Spruce Springsteen, and why does he keep showing up on eBay?

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April 13, 2015

The People That You Meet Each Day on Sesame Street YouTube Videos

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 8:30 am

You’ll encounter certain types over and over in the comments of Sesame Street videos on YouTube. Here’s our handy guide.

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April 9, 2015

It’s Time to Put on Makeup, It’s Time to Light the Lights, It’s Time For Guarded Optimism

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

A Muppet TV pilot is in the works! A new series may or may not happen, but we still have a lot to say about it.

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