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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 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 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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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 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 6, 2015

World of Muppet Crap: Crocheted Cuteness

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 12:31 pm

We’re taking a deeper dive into the world of crocheted Muppet stuff!

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April 2, 2015

April Fools: BuzzPigs, Muppet Fans Who Go Viral

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 8:10 am

ToughPigs turned into a Buzzfeed spoof on April Fools Day!

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March 16, 2015

Big Mean Carl and His Bird: The Rest of the Story

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:49 am

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know about the Andie MacDowell episode of Muppets Tonight.

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February 18, 2015

The Snuffy Awards: The Muppet Fans’ Movie Awards Show

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:08 am

We are proud to present the star-studded Snuffy Awards ceremony, featuring loads of Muppet celebrities!

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February 16, 2015

The Cookie Art Countdown

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Guest Blogger @ 1:11 pm

The Cookie Thief airs on PBS this week! And we’re ranking all of the cookie art seen in the Sesame Street special!

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February 13, 2015

Big Bird Eggbeater – Follow-Up

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:41 am

Muppet designer Michael Frith shares his memories of the bizarre Big Bird eggbeater.

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February 6, 2015

The World of Muppet Crap: The Big Bird Eggbeater

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 10:42 am

Something’s not quite right here…

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January 30, 2015

The Other Oscars 2015

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:00 pm

We predict the winners of the 87th Academy Awards based on their most important criteria: Muppet connections.

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January 9, 2015

The World of Muppet Crap: Poor Mokey!

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , , — Guest Blogger @ 10:00 am

Mokey is a perfectly nice Fraggle. So why is Mokey merchandise so hard to come by?

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December 31, 2014

2014 in Review: Everything Most Wanted

Filed under: Feature,Fun Stuff — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:19 pm

Our look back at the biggest and most important Muppet events, TV appearances, and ToughPigs articles from 2014! Oh yeah, and a new Muppet movie!

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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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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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