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Kermit and Fozzie Talk Existence and Ennui in 1979 Camera Test

22 hours agoOdd : Geekosystem

Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, voiced by Jim Henson and Frank Oz respectively, got into some deep stuff while talking for a camera test from The Muppet Movie. Is Fozzie a real bear? Fozzie also does a comedy set for cows, and Miss Piggy pressures Kermit into buying a house they can't afford.

The Muppets as ‘Twin Peaks’ Characters: Who Killed Miss Piggy?

The earnestness that fuels Kyle MacLachlan’s Agent Cooper could also be pretty applicable to another much-loved character: Kermit the Frog. In fact, it’s kind of spooky to see how easily The Muppets take to the world of David Lynch’s classic Twin Peaks. In Justin DeVine’s paintings ( … Read More

Jon Hamm Teaches Sesame Street About Feelings

22 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Mad Men and 90's dating show star Jon Hamm continued his reign of almost disgusting handsomeness during his most recent visit to Sesame Street. This time, he taught one of the show's resident Muppets about emotions. Read more...

Page 2: Indiana Jones, Fifth Element, Matrix, Frozen, Star Wars, Muppets, Jurassic Park

23 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Page 2 is a compilation of stories and news tidbits, which for whatever reason, didn’t make the front page of /Film. After the jump we’ve included 36 different items, fun images, videos, casting tidbits, articles of interest and more. Show More Summary

This Songwriter Made Jesus Christ Superstar Even Better, By Adding Muppets

Justin time for the upcoming Easter weekend comes Muppet Christ Superstar, an “album” of nine songs from the 1971 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar—with the lead characters recast as Muppets. Kermit plays Jesus, of course, with Gonzo...Show More Summary

Kermit the Frog & Fozzie Bear Hilariously Engage In Improvised Existential Banter During 1979 Camera Test

23 hours agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Kermit the Frog (Jim Henson) and Fozzie Bear (Frank Oz) hilariously engage in improvised existential banter about their greater state of being during this 1979 camera test for their first “live-action” film, The Muppet Movie. Kermit: Well Fozzie, the thing of it is though you’re not a real bear. You’re not a real natural bear. [...]

Sesame Street Spoofs Twin Peaks in "Twin Beaks"

yesterdayGenres / Horror : Fearnet

Ok, this isn’t new but a big thanks to Welcome To Twin Peaks for reminding us about this fantastic spoof from Sesame Street's ‘Monsterpiece Theater’. If that has you longing for more Muppetized Lynch, Welcome To Twin Peaks has you covered. Show More Summary

Watch Mad Men’s Jon Hamm Get Emotional on Sesame Street

Thanks to Mad Men, Jon Hamm happens to be quite familiar with what the facial expression for "guilty" looks like. Murray (who is clearly Sesame Street's most annoying Muppet, no?) asks him to do that one and a few more ("frustrated," "amazed"), and it all feels a lot like Inside... More »

Great Job, Internet!: Canadian singer combines faith and felt into Muppet Christ Superstar

Canadian singer Christo Graham has turned the water of one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s most beloved musicals into the wine of glorious, everlasting parody, recasting Webber’s musical life of Christ with an all-felt cast with Muppet Christ Superstar. Show More Summary

The Muppets' Jesus Christ Superstar Is A Real Album That Someone Made

yesterdayGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here's a question we never thought to ask: how would Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera about the life of Jesus play with the Muppets? Now we know, thanks to the Muppet Christ Superstar album, with Kermit as Jesus, Gonzo as Judas, Miss Piggy as Mary Magdalene, and a chorus of clucking proto-Christian chickens. Read more...

Tax Terms, Explained

yesterdayOdd : The Hairpin

by Dayna Evans APRIL 15 This is Seth Rogen's birthday. He turns 32 today. Seth Rogen was born in Vancouver, laughs like a Muppet, and is your ideal body type. He similarly has no idea how to do his own taxes. IRS I Rock Sandals Is Ringworm...Show More Summary

Jon Hamm Explores Emotions on "Sesame Street": Watch Now!

Taking his talents to a whole new realm, Jon Hamm unleashed his acting abilities on the latest episode of "Sesame Street." While hanging out with Murray (a furry red muppet), the "Mad Men" star answered a few questions about variousShow More Summary

‘Of Muppets & Men’, A Wonderfully Insightful 1980 Documentary About ‘The Muppet Show’

3 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Of Muppets And Men is a wonderful 52-minute documentary about the people who made The Muppet Show happen. Shot in 1980 during the show’s fifth season, the documentary took a look at the people who made the muppets, voiced the muppets, performed with the muppets and of course, the incredible vision of the late great [...]

Nerd Art Dump: DC Pin-Up Girls, Creepy Human Muppets and Disney Genderswap

4 days agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Time for your weekly dose of the fantastic fandom-based art that’s hit the web this week with your Nerd Art Dump. Each and every week we pick and choose through the masses of prints and pics on the digital frontier to give you nothing but the best to fill your geek needs. So on with the dump. ABOVE: Because no […]

Late Late Night FDL: Fever

Rita Moreno and Animal -- Fever, from episode 105 of The Muppet Show.

What If The Muppets Existed In The DC And Marvel Universes?

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Superhero comics are filled with aliens, talking animals, and parallel dimensions, but what if they were also filled with Muppets? Various artists imagine the meeting of Muppets and superhumans. Read more...

Left-Wing Muppets are Box Office Toast

The box office chickens have really come home to roost for Disney's The Muppets. The divisive political partisanship that stunk up their re-launch a couple of years ago, has caught up to them in a fierce way with "Muppets Most Wanted." After 20 days in release, the sequel has grossed only $41 million. Show More Summary

Three's a magic number for Seth Rogen as 'SNL' host

Seth Rogen is bringing the funny — and hopefully, the Muppets — back to "Saturday Night Live."Rogen returns to host "SNL" for a third time Saturday, almost five years to the day since his last gig on April 4, 2009.But that wasn't the...Show More Summary

The Line It Is Drawn: It's Time To Mash-Up the Muppets!

It is an all Muppet week at the Line it is Drawn! Reign of the Super Grovers! Gonzo is the Merc with a Beak! Rolf as Pizza Dog! All this and much more!

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