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Jim Henson Wanted to Free Us From Paperwork

42 minutes agoLifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Paperwork is kind of annoying, though it hasn’t ever seemed particularly sinister. But wait! In his 1967 sales film for IBM called Paperwork Explosion, Jim Henson makes paperwork feel sort of like a slightly creepy conspiracy that we...Show More Summary

Adam Savage Tours The Jim Henson Exhibition at the Museum of the Moving Image

57 minutes agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

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...

First Looks: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth #1

A first look at the upcoming series from Archaia that will explore the origins of Jareth from Jim Henson's classic, Labyrinth. The post First Looks: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth #1 appeared first on Rogues Portal.

The Jim Henson Novel Box Set

The Jim Henson Novel Box Set contains 3 hardcover books in a beautiful slipcover case. This is perfect for fans of Jim Henson who want more of his magic. You get The Dark Crystal, The Labyrinth, and The Storyteller. This reprint is exclusively available from [...]

WANT: Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Adult Coloring Book

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth Adult Coloring Book is a newly released coloring book that features illustrations inspired by Jim Henson’s masterpiece. Get creative with your favorite characters, including Jareth the Goblin King, Sarah, Ludo, Higgle… er, Hoggle, and of course lots of goblins! Bring memorable scenes to colorful life. Show More Summary

Happy Again! Patton Oswalt Marries Meredith Salenger

Patton Oswalt is a happy man again. The actor married Meredith Salenger this weekend and started a new chapter in his life. The happy couple exchanged vows at the Jim Henson Company Lot in Hollywood over the weekend in an intimate ceremony that lasted just 15 minutes. PHOTOS: Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton’s Wedding Shocker Read More

Patton Oswalt & Meredith Salenger Are Married!

Congratulations are in order for Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger – they’re married! The 48-year-old Veep actor and the 47-year-old Hollywood Heights actress tied the knot on Saturday (November 4) at the Jim Henson Company lot in Los Angeles, Us Weekly reports. The couple announced their engagement back in July, just 15 months after Patton‘s [...]

Meet the Muppets at the Center for Puppetry Arts

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.

Lady Gaga’s new wax sculpture will keep you up at night

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Bonus points for the Jim Henson "Dark Crystals" reference.

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Labyrinth

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

Does the 1986 film Labyrinth make you think of David Bowie or Jim Henson first? Henson directed the cast of humans and puppets, and Bowie played Jareth, the Goblin King who kidnaps the baby Toby while his sister Sarah is babysitting....Show More Summary

A Master Sculptor And FX Artist Explains How To Restore A Jim Henson Puppet

After making a movie, actors and directors typically go on to do other things -- like make more movies, sell beauty products, or become the Governor of California and then go back to making more movies. But what happens to the props, figures, and puppets that help make a movie come to life? More »      

Jim Henson’s Muppet Prototypes and Sketches Prove He Was a Genius, No Strings Attached

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

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.

Aww Pictures – October 1, 2017

2 months agoHumor / odd : Off Stuff Magazine

My cat likes to sleep in grocery bags hanging from doorknobs. via Little kiss on the chick. via This dog grew into a Jim Henson puppet. via It is so small you still can see through his fur how pink his body is. via Sikh man using his turban to rescue a dog from the […]

Hulu Acquires Exclusive U.S. Streaming Rights To Three Top ABC Comedies!

Hulu has acquired exclusive U.S. subscription video-on-demand rights to three top ABC comedy series: TGIF favorite Boy Meets World, Don’t DIY series Home Improvement, and Jim Henson’s Dinosaurs. All three titles begin streaming on Hulu today. Show More Summary

How Well Do You Know the Voices of Kermit?

Beloved Muppet mainstay Kermit the Frog has outlasted a number of performers. When Muppets creator and voice of Kermit Jim Henson died unexpectedly in 1990, his family selected fellow muppeteer Steve Whitmire to take over the role. In...Show More Summary

The Genius and Generosity of Jim Henson's Work

2 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The exhibit sends you hurtling through a time tunnel that ends at the base of your soul. by Sean Nelson Museum of Pop Culture. © SESAME WORKSHOP The main gallery lined with bolts of blue fur is an excellent touch. The monographs about...Show More Summary

The Muppets Are Playing the Hollywood Bowl and It's About Damned Time

A Muppet fanatic speaks to Kermit the Frog and "Rainbow Connection" songwriter Paul Williams about the enduring genius of Jim Henson's little felt creations.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: The Board Game! (Available for Pre-Order)

Remember the insanely popular Labyrinth board game that was released last year by River Horse? If you’re a fan of anything by Jim Henson and board games in general, here’s something that should please you quite a bit: The company isShow More Summary

What Kermit The Frog's New Voice Sounds Like

Actor Steve Whitmire played Kermit The Frog for the Muppets ever since Jim Henson died back in 1990, but that run came to an end this summer after some behind-the-scenes controversy.

Here's What The New Kermit The Frog Sounds Like

Video. Earlier this winter, Steve Whitmire, the man who had performed and voiced Kermit the Frog since the passing of creator Jim Henson, was fired. It was a complex situation that ultimately meant one thing for fans. A new Kermit was coming. And, today, we finally got our first listen. More »      

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