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January 26, 2015

The Snuffy Awards: The Muppet Fans’ Movie Awards Show

Filed under: Feature,Your Two Cents — Tags: , , , — Joe Hennes @ 11:36 am

The Muppets are getting some awards season love this year, even if we have to create our own awards show! Cast your votes now!!!

NEWS

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January 14, 2015

Watch Bert and Ernie’s Full “Where Are They Now?” Segment

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 12:36 pm

Watch the full video all about Bert and Ernie’s 45-year friendship on Oprah’s show.

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January 12, 2015

Preview: Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring #4

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 4:21 pm

Preview pages for the final issue of the new Fraggle Rock comic book, in stores this Wednesday!

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January 8, 2015

Pointless Muppet Cover Album Coming Soon

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

London Music Works is releasing an album of Muppet covers for some reason.

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January 7, 2015

Ponder This: Jim Henson Philosophy Book Coming Soon

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:42 pm

Jim Henson and Philosophy: Imagination and the Magic of Mayhem will be published this summer.

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January 5, 2015

Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow Coming to TV

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 5:49 pm

A new TV special based on Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl’s script is being filmed!

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Sir Storyteller (and his Mighty Steed)

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Anthony Strand @ 12:41 pm

John Hurt, better known to Muppet fans as The Storyteller, has been knighted.

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December 31, 2014

New Cookie Monster Special Coming to PBS

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 3:15 pm

Next February: The Cookie Thief!

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December 30, 2014

RIP Christine Cavanaugh, the Voice of Babe

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:54 pm

Voice actress Christine Cavanaugh has passed away, and we’re remembering her for her performance as Babe the pig.

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December 24, 2014

VCR Alert: Miss Piggy in A Toast to 2014

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:51 am

Miss Piggy will appear on NBC’s year in review special, along with a slew of other celebrities!

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December 22, 2014

RIP Billie Whitelaw, the Voice of Aughra

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:02 pm

Actress Billie Whitelaw, best known to us as the voice of The Dark Crystal’s Aughra, has passed away.

ARTICLES

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UK VCR Alert: Muppets on ITV Christmas Special

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 11:22 am

On Boxing Day! Which is after Christmas. What’s up with that?

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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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Bert and Ernie Share the Secret to a 45-Year Friendship

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:28 am

Watch a new video starring Bert and Ernie for Oprah’s “Where Are They Now?”

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Watch Big Bird and Cookie Monster (and a Million Other Celebrities) Send Off Stephen Colbert

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Ryan Roe @ 10:22 am

The bird and the monster joined a chorus of many, many, many famous people.

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December 18, 2014

A Christmas Miracle: Kermit Sings “It Feels Like Christmas”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 1:22 pm

A new video featuring Kermit the Frog singing a classic Muppet Christmas Carol song!

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Watch Miss Piggy and Michael BublĂ©’s Christmas Duet

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

Watch Miss Piggy’s appearance on Michael BublĂ©’s Christmas special!

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December 17, 2014

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Sir Cookie Monster “Resist”

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:01 pm

Watch a new video starring Cookie Monster and Sir Ian McKellen!

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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

Preview: Storyteller Witches #4

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 10:16 pm

Read the first few pages of the final issue of The Storyteller: Witches, in stores this Wednesday!

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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 Newest 3-D Printable Sesame Characters Are Christmassy

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 3:34 pm

MakerBot strikes again, just in time for the holidays.

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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 10, 2014

It’s Curtains for the My Muppets Show App

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:05 pm

The My Muppets Show app will be shut down on January 9th.

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Big Bird Runs Through YouTube’s Year in Review

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 3:47 pm

Big Bird makes an appearance in the 2014 YouTube Rewind video!

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Watch the Count Count the Days Left Until He Sings With Mormons

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Ryan Roe @ 1:58 pm

Sesame Street’s performance at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s Christmas concert is coming up!

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December 8, 2014

Preview: Fraggle Rock Journey to the Everspring #3

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:48 pm

Preview pages for the third issue of the new Fraggle Rock comic book, in stores this Wednesday!

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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 2, 2014

Forget the Moon, Slimey’s Going to Mars

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:23 pm

Slimey, Rubber Duckie, and Super Grover’s cape will be aboard NASA’s Orion shuttle this week!

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