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March 3, 2015

Muppet Vault: Kermit the Frog!

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 10:55 am

Join us on Sunday, March 22nd in Brooklyn, NY for a special Muppet Vault featuring the world’s most famous amphibian!

NEWS

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February 27, 2015

RIP Leonard Nimoy

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:04 pm

Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy has passed away, and we are remembering his appearances with the Muppets.

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February 19, 2015

Caroll Spinney Stars as Big Birdman

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 9:16 pm

Watch a new video spoof of Birdman featuring a familiar 8′ tall bird!

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February 17, 2015

Big Bird and FLOTUS Join Billy on the Street

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:05 am

Big Bird and Michelle Obama star in a new episode of Billy on the Street!

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February 13, 2015

RIP Gary Owens

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 6:25 pm

Radio and TV voiceover performer Gary Owens has passed away. We’re looking at his many contributions to Sesame Street and the Muppets.

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Cookie Monster is Jimmy Kimmel’s New Writer

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

Watch a new video of Cookie Monster on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

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February 12, 2015

Cookie Monster Channels His Inner Pac-Man

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 1:33 pm

Play Cookie Monster Chase, Sesame’s new Pac-Man-like game!

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February 10, 2015

“Weird Al” Yankovic Teams with Henson Company for New TV Show

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 2:21 pm

The Henson Company and Weird Al are teaming up for a new animated series!

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February 9, 2015

I Am Big Bird Coming to a Theater Near You This May

Filed under: News — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:06 pm

The Caroll Spinney documentary is getting a wide release this May!

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February 8, 2015

VCR Alert: Oscar the Grouch on Portlandia

Filed under: News — Tags: , — Joe Hennes @ 12:08 am

Oscar will appear on the February 12th episode of Portlandia!

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February 5, 2015

Fraggle Rock Credit Cards: Don’t Leave the Rock Without It

Filed under: News — Tags: , , , , , — Joe Hennes @ 5:24 pm

Want to get a debit card with a Fraggle, Skeksis, or other Henson property on it? Well, good news.

ARTICLES

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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 26, 2015

The Snuffy Awards: Cast Your Votes!

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!!!

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January 23, 2015

Muppet Vault: Movies (the Sequel)

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 4:46 pm

Join us in Brooklyn, NY on February 21st (the day before the Oscars!) for a special movie-themed Muppet Vault!

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January 20, 2015

Rainbow Connecting: Colorized Photos of Muppet History

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 12:14 am

Meagan Barbeau shares her colorized versions of well-known photos from Muppet history!

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January 15, 2015

Talking Henson Comics with Archaia, part 2

Filed under: Feature,Interviews — Tags: , , , — Matt Wilkie @ 12:13 pm

Part 2 of our interview with the editors of Archaia’s Henson comics, in which we cover Fraggle Rock and Turkey Hollow!

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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 13, 2015

Talking Henson Comics with Archaia, part 1

Filed under: Feature,Interviews — Tags: , , — Matt Wilkie @ 11:10 am

Part 1 of our interview with the editors of Archaia’s Henson books, including Storyteller, Tale of Sand, and The Dark Crystal!

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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 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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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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The Best of the 365 Random Muppets Project

Filed under: Art,Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 3:16 pm

A fan artist drew a Muppet a day for 365 straight days. Here are 50 of our favorites!

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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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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 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 29, 2014

Muppet Vault: Sesame Street at Lincoln Center

Filed under: Feature — Tags: — Joe Hennes @ 11:27 pm

Join us on January 22nd at New York City’s Lincoln Center for a special Sesame Street-themed Muppet Vault!

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December 24, 2014

Review: Sesame Street with Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Filed under: Feature,Reviews — Tags: , — Guest Blogger @ 12:30 pm

Our review of the Sesame Street gang’s appearance at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir’s annual Christmas concert!

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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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