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December 19, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: Favorite Muppet Gifts

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:38 pm

Which Muppet gifts that we’ve received are nearest to our geeky hearts?

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December 17, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Worst Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors diss their randomly-assigned pick for Worst Muppet Christmas special ever.

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December 16, 2014

ToughPigs Art: Muppets Wearing Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:46 pm

Want to see some pictures of Muppets in ugly Christmas sweaters?? Of course you do!

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December 15, 2014

ToughPigs Roundtable: The Best Muppet Christmas Special

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — ToughPigs Staff @ 10:00 am

Tough Pigs contributors defend their randomly-assigned pick for Best Muppet Christmas special ever.

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December 12, 2014

The Muppets at D23: Five Years Later

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:09 pm

Five years ago, Disney made a lot of big Muppet-related announcements at the D23 Expo. How many of them actually came through?

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December 8, 2014

The Mup Art Show – December, 2014

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:25 pm

It’s the Mup Art Show! Featuring the very best Muppet, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Jim Henson fan art from all around the internet!

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December 5, 2014

Buy This: Madame Alexander Muppet Puppets

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

We got the new Kermit and Fozzie puppets from Madame Alexander. Read on to decide if you need these under your Christmas tree too!

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December 1, 2014

I Am Reviewing I AM BIG BIRD

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 12:15 pm

“I Am Big Bird” is the documentary that fans have wanted and that Caroll Spinney deserves.

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November 24, 2014

Steve’s Stuff: Bid on Steve Whitmire’s Muppet Memorabilia

Filed under: Feature,Interviews — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:08 pm

Interview with Steve Whitmire about his Muppet collection, now up for auction to benefit the Center for Puppetry Arts!

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5th Annual Muppet Vault: Christmas!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:03 pm

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on December 14th for the return of our annual Christmas Muppet Vault, including an Emmet Otter sing-along!

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November 20, 2014

Fran Brill Week: Little Birds and Toast Lovers on Sesame Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:50 pm

A bird, a fish, a toast-lover… Fran Brill played some swell characters on Sesame Street whose names weren’t Prairie Dawn or Zoe.

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The Mup Art Show: Fran Brill Week

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

A special edition of our fan art spotlight, featuring artists’ renditions of the many characters of Fran Brill!

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November 19, 2014

Fran Brill Week: The Fran’s Songs Pageant

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:18 pm

We’re putting on our own Prairie Dawn-style pageant to profess our love for Fran Brill’s songs!

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November 18, 2014

Fran Brill Week: Beyond the Street

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , , — Matthew Soberman @ 11:28 am

Take a look at Fran Brill’s many non-Sesame Street roles with the Muppets!

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November 17, 2014

Fran Brill Week: The First Lady of Sesame Street

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — ToughPigs Staff @ 12:08 pm

Our discussion on the importance of Prairie Dawn, Zoe, and the great Fran Brill!

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November 14, 2014

Sesame Street Was Everywhere This Week

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 1:27 pm

The entire internet helped celebrate Sesame Street’s 45th anniversary.

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November 10, 2014

45 Things to Love on Sesame Street’s 45th Anniversary

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:56 am

Taking a look back at the first episode of Sesame Street, aired 45 years ago today!

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November 6, 2014

Elmo’s Ducks: A YouTube Juggernaut

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , , — Ryan Roe @ 10:41 am

Why is this the most popular Sesame Street video on YouTube?

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November 3, 2014

Weird Science: A Guide to the Romance of Bunsen and Beaker

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 1:08 pm

We are investigating the strangely sexual relationship between Bunsen and Beaker. Because someone has to!

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October 30, 2014

Halloween Parade 2014!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 10:17 am

Presenting the very best (and worst) Muppet, Sesame Street, and Henson costumes for this Halloween!

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