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July 23, 2014

How to Be a Muppet Fan at San Diego Comic Con

Filed under: Feature,Reports — Tags: , — Matt Wilkie @ 11:35 am

Read all about the Muppet, Henson, and Sesame-related panels, guests and giveaways at the San Diego Comic Con!

NEWS

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Watch Muppets Most Wanted’s Blooper Reel Right Now!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 8:38 am

The Muppets Most Wanted Blooper reel is online! Watch it and laugh!

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July 22, 2014

Rizzo Has Something to Say About the Lack of Rizzo

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:13 pm

Watch this new video featuring Rizzo from the Muppets Most Wanted Blu-ray!

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Watch Ricky Gervais Laughing a Lot on the Set of Muppets Most Wanted

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 9:51 am

What’s so funny? Some new outtake footage from the upcoming Blu-ray and DVD release of Muppets Most Wanted.

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July 20, 2014

Kermit Sings Yet Another “Be More Tea” Song

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:56 pm

Watch Kermit in another new video from Lipton!

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July 19, 2014

Listen to the Sesame Cast’s Group Interview

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:50 pm

Listen to the entire SiriusXM interview with the Sesame Street cast!

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July 18, 2014

New York Public Library to Check Out Sesame Street

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:44 pm

The New York Public Library will host a special Sesame Street exhibit!

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July 12, 2014

Henson Company is Headed to Comic Con Too!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:41 am

The Jim Henson Company and Archaia will have a panel at this year’s Comic Con!

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July 10, 2014

Sesame Street Brings “Numeric Con” to Comic Con!

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 3:59 pm

Sesame Street will be holding a panel and screening at Comic Con on July 27!

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July 9, 2014

The Future Is Now: Get Your 2015 Muppet Calendar

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:32 pm

The 2015 Muppet wall calendar is now available for purchase!

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July 8, 2014

New Fraggle Rock Comic Miniseries Coming Soon!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 4:45 pm

A new limited Fraggle Rock comic book series starts this October!

ARTICLES

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July 3, 2014

ToughPigs Art: Erin Hunting

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

We’re spotlighting the unique and amazing Muppet fan artwork of Erin Hunting!

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ToughPigs Readers Get Storyteller: Witches for 20% Off!

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:37 am

Get the new Storyteller miniseries for 20% off! Good deal!

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July 1, 2014

Sesame Street Cast on Satellite Radio

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:04 am

Four Sesame Street cast members and one Muppet performer will be on SiriusXM this Friday!

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June 30, 2014

RIP Meshach Taylor

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:15 pm

Actor Meshach Taylor has passed away. Watch an episode of “To Tell the Truth” featuring Taylor and Kermit the Frog!

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My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 13: Inner Tube

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 12:06 pm

Before The Jim Henson Hour, there was Inner Tube. And it was really weird and off-putting.

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June 28, 2014

Watch Cookie Monster Get His “Lifetime Achewment Award”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:37 pm

See Abby Cadabby and Cookie Monster in this video from the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards!

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June 26, 2014

Great Muppeteer Duos: Jerry Nelson and Richard Hunt

Filed under: Commentary,Feature — Tags: , , — Matthew Soberman @ 11:46 am

Whether they were playing construction workers, Gorgs, or Twiddlebugs, they made a great team.

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June 25, 2014

Trial By Stone Results in Dark Crystal: Author Quest ebook

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 3:30 pm

The winners of The Dark Crystal: Author Quest contest have been announced, and you can download the ebook today!

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June 23, 2014

Muppet Vault: Sci-Fi! Strikes Back

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:56 am

Join us on July 10th at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY for a very futuristic and science-fictional Muppet Vault!

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June 21, 2014

Six More Emmy Awards for Sesame Street’s Giant Pile of Emmys

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:58 pm

Sesame Street won six awards at the 2014 Daytime Emmys!

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June 19, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 12: Food/The Three Ravens

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 10:31 am

Does the last episode of The Jim Henson Hour end things on a high note?

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June 18, 2014

A Half-Hour Sesame Street Is Coming

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 3:31 pm

PBS will air a half-hour “bonus” version of Sesame Street this fall.

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Get Ready for Storyteller: Witches

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:58 am

A new Storyteller comic miniseries is coming this fall!

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Eugene O’Neill Theater to Honor Jim and Jane Henson

Filed under: News — Joe Hennes @ 10:06 am

A new building will be dedicated to Jim and Jane Henson.

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June 17, 2014

VCR Alert: Kermit and Piggy to Celebrate Independence Day on PBS

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 10:20 am

Kermit and Piggy will appear on A Capitol Fourth on the 4th of July.

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June 16, 2014

The Mup Art Show – June, 2014

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 9:59 am

Our semi-regular compilation of the greatest Muppet, Sesame Street, and Henson fan art found on the internet!

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June 15, 2014

And Now There are Five Muppet Movies on Netflix

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:44 pm

Muppet Christmas Carol and Muppet Treasure Island are now streaming on Netflix!

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RIP Casey Kasem

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:27 pm

We remember the recently departed Casey Kasem by revisiting his Muppet connections.

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June 12, 2014

My Weeks with The Jim Henson Hour, Part 11: Living with Dinosaurs

Filed under: Feature — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 10:05 am

The penultimate episode of The Jim Henson Hour is pretty much a Calvin & Hobbes movie.

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June 9, 2014

The Random Muppet Challenge, Round 3

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

We put our obscure Muppet geek knowledge to the test, thanks to the Muppet Wiki’s “Random Muppet” button!

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