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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.

NEWS

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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 Bublé’s Christmas Duet

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

Watch Miss Piggy’s appearance on Michael Bublé’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

Sir Ian McKellen is one of my favorite British actors.  I could be said that I cannot resist him.  And I know how to phrase that since he taught me the word “resist”. Sir Ian takes a little time out of his busy schedule being awesome to channel his inner Gandalf and Magneto and talk […]

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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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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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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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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!

ARTICLES

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November 20, 2014

Russell Brand Will Destroy Elmo

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:59 am

Elmo and Grover appeared on “Watch What Happens Live”, where Russell Brand threatened our little red friend.

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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

Preview: Storyteller Witches #3

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:51 pm

Issue #3 of Storyteller: Witches is now in stores. Check out our preview of the comic!

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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

VCR Alert: Miss Piggy Decks the Halls with Michael Bublé

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 11:53 am

Miss Piggy will appear on Michael Bublé’s annual Christmas special on December 17!

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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

Rumor: Disneyland’s Muppet*Vision is Not Returning

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 6:31 pm

Muppet*Vision in Disneyland is closed, and it looks like it’s staying that way.

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VCR Alert: Bert and Ernie: Where Are They Now?

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:14 pm

Bert and Ernie will appear on Oprah’s “Where Are They Now?” on December 20!

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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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The Furchester is Open for Business

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

Sesame Street’s Furchester Hotel is now available on YouTube!

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November 13, 2014

Bob Dot Com

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 2:18 pm

Sesame Street’s Bob McGrath has a new website, Twitter, Facebook, and more!

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November 12, 2014

Too Many Cookies!

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 5:22 pm

Watch our spoof of “Too Many Cooks” starring Cookie Monster!

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November 11, 2014

Donate to Autism Awareness, Win a Trip to Sesame Street

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

Buy a $10 Groupon for charity and you’ll be entered into a contest to win a visit to the set of Sesame Street!

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The Deets on Muppets Movie Adventures

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:20 pm

New details on the Muppets’ new video game for the Playstation Vita!

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November 10, 2014

Jim Henson’s Merv Griffin Episode on DVD

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:51 pm

An episode of The Merv Griffin Show featuring Jim Henson and Frank Oz is now on DVD!

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Preview: Fraggle Rock: Journey to the Everspring #2

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — Joe Hennes @ 3:57 pm

Preview issue #2 of the new Fraggle Rock comic book, in stores this Wednesday!

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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 7, 2014

Kermit, Spider-Man, and LEGOs in New UK Ad

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:47 pm

Kermit, Gonzo, and Animal appear in this new commercial in the UK!

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November 6, 2014

Watch Kermit Drop Some Knowledge at His TED Talk

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:47 pm

Watch Kermit the Frog’s TED talk and maybe you’ll learn a little something!

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