If there’s anything we learned from countless viewings of The Muppet Christmas Carol, it’s that it is a good idea to be generous. Now the holidays are upon us and ’tis the season to give back. As you give thanks for the roof over your...Show More Summary
The Thanksgiving episode of The Dick Cavett Show in 1971 featured Jim Henson and his Muppets through the whole show. This clip has Cavett's monologue, some ads from 1971, a musical number, and an interview with Henson at nine minutes in. (YouTube link) You can watch the entire special at Laughing Squid.
In 1971, the brilliant Jim Henson and his stable of Muppets appeared on The Dick Cavett Show and essentially took over the production of a wonderfully amusing and informative Thanksgiving special. Throughout the show, Henson gave interviews, offered a look behind-the-costumes and demonstrated how the Muppets were brought to life. Jim Henson Explores the Process...
In 1987, Jim Henson produced and directed this pitch reel for Inner Tube (aka IN-TV), a cyberpunk, culture-jamming series that just wasn't meant to be but did inform The Jim Henson Hour's MuppeTelevision segments. From Jim Henson: The...Show More Summary
Adam Savage of Tested visited the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens and took a glorious tour of The Jim Henson Exhibition. The exhibit showcased Jim Henson‘s amazing work from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and The Dark Crystal. A post shared by Museum of the Moving Image (@movingimagenyc) on Jul...
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The fallout from the Venezuelan bond restructuring has claimed a major victim in Goldman Sachs Asset Management, or rather some of the “muppets” who trusted Goldman to invest their money. However, the route which led Goldman to losing...Show More Summary
Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl is occasionally home to very unique and special performances, whether its a live concert from the Muppets, a celebration of the La La Land soundtrack, or something that unexpectedly becomes even more special in retrospect, like Tom Petty’s final concert. This weekend, a bunch of famous… Read more...
My friend JoAnne Yada shared this quirky collection of Muppets shoes the other night on Facebook and I nearly jumped out of my seat. They're so wild and creative, just like a brand for (a certain type of) inner children should be! Here's...Show More Summary
When Jim Henson and Kermit the Frog cut the ribbon in 1978, the former Spring Street Elementary School had only one exhibition and a few shows devoted to puppets. Nearly 40 years later, the Midtown space has grown to be the largest nonprofit puppetry theater in the country.
In De pueris instituendis (On the education of children, 1529), the great Renaissance humanist, borrowing from the classical rhetoricians Horace and Quintillian, helped reintroduce an important idea: I have now come to the stage of my...Show More Summary
Movie director Ava DuVernay and the creators behind Sesame Street's first Muppet on the autism spectrum have been awarded the Smithsonian magazine's American Ingenuity Awards. The recipients of the 6th … Click to Continue »
Sesame Street brings us another parody, this time putting the Muppets into a scenario that will remind you of The Walking Dead. The style is there, but the zombies are bad cookies called crumbies, their prey is the good cookies (which is redundant), and the sheriff is Cookie Monster. Show More Summary
It's another Disney Night on Dancing with the Stars and the 10 remaining couples are all taking on the House of Mouse. From classics like Snow White and The Lion King to Pixar's Moana and the upcoming Coco to the Muppets, Disney Night is always filled with magic and wonder.
When your world looks kinda weird and you wish that you weren't there, just close your eyes and make believe that Marvel took advantage of its relationship with Disney to get the rights to the Muppet Babies theme song for its new children's series featuring creepy baby versions of the Avengers. More »
8. A Fozzie puppet was badly burned in the hot air balloon scene.
At the Museum of the Moving Image, The Jim Henson Exhibition spans Henson's career and highlights the conceptual and technical innovations of the groundbreaking puppeteer and his creative collaborators. The post Jim Henson’s Muppet Prototypes and Sketches Prove He Was a Genius, No Strings Attached appeared first on Hyperallergic.
‘Look Who’s Walking’ A hilarious Robot Chicken specialRobot Chicken is a pretty interesting show. It pokes fun at all kinds of things. They have spoofed Star Wars, Muppet Babies, Super Mario Bros and so much more. Now they have a new The Walking Dead spoof coming. Show More Summary
Whether it's the cinematic campaign, the much-improved space combat or simply being able to pilot ships as the franchise's favorite muppet wizard, there's a lot to look forward to when Star Wars Battlefront II hits store shelves on November 17th. Show More Summary
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