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Here's What The Muppet Babies Might Look Like As Adults

yesterdayHumor : Funny or Die

Here's What The Muppet Babies Might L... Jim Henson’s 'Muppet Babies' was a Saturday-morning staple from 1984– 1991. And while we enjoyed them when they were on, we sadly never got a chance to see them grown up. Until now. Here’s anShow More Summary

Youtube releases an app, you know, for kids

Children’s entertainment giants like Jim Henson TV, DreamWorks, Sesame Street and programs like Thomas the Tank Engine are partnering with YouTube to push content on the new app. Educational programs like National Geographic Kids and...Show More Summary

Video: Inside Jim Henson's Creature Shop of pioneering puppetry

2 weeks agoHumor : Boing Boing

Our friends at Tested visit the magical menagerie that is Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Tested Takes a Look Behind the Scenes at the Puppets Inside Jim Henson’s Creature Shop

3 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Tested sent Norman Chan into the Jim Henson Creature Shop to speak with creative supervisor Peter Brooke about the different styles of puppets and effects work they create there. The two talk about the history of Henson’s creations as well as the future, and dive into the specifics behind the Creature Shop’s work on Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

Great Job, Internet!: Tested tours Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, plays with puppets

Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, the special effects studio behind The Muppets, Babe, and the live-action puppet versions of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, has been working in the movies since the early ’80s. Thanks to the new series of...Show More Summary

Behind the Scenes Photographs Capture a Visit to the Set of ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ by Jim Henson and the Muppets

3 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Behind the scenes photographs capture a visit to the set of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back by Jim Henson along with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog of The Muppets. Henson’s frequent collaborator Frank Oz was the puppeteer and voice behind the character of Yoda in the film. Oz also voiced Miss Piggy […]

The Equation: Joe Oliver Edition

Here's today's equation. Back in the early 1970s, Jim Henson and the Muppets adapted a few fairy tales, including The Frog Prince. In the Henson retelling, there is a character called Taminella Grinderfall. I think you can still find these TV specials on VHS, if not DVD. Show More Summary

Page 2: Jaws, Star Wars, BTTF, Jim Henson, Walking Dead, Stargate, Indiana Jones, 2001, Popeye

2 months 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

Page 2: Star Wars, Alien, Doctor Who, Aladdin, Frozen, Hobbit, Jim Henson, Home Alone, Miyazaki

2 months 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

Jim Henson Used To Make Hilariously Violent Coffee Commercials

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Before the Muppets, Jim Henson made a series of funny but disturbing commercials for Wilkins Coffee starring a pair of puppets. When one puppet refused to drink the coffee, the other puppet would shoot him, brand him, drown him, and punish him in all manner of other violent ways. Read more...

'The Muppet Christmas Carol' 411: Where to find the puppet adaptation

The classic Charles Dickens tale "A Christmas Carol" is a holiday staple, and the 1992 adaptation starring The Muppets just made the story that much better. The spunky Jim Henson puppets put their own stamp on the holiday story, complete...Show More Summary

10 Ad Mascots You Probably Didn't Know Were Related to Kermit the Frog

3 months agoMarketing / Advertising : AdFreak

Jim Henson creations have a storied history in advertising, going back to the 1950s, when a violent proto-Kermit pitched Wilkins Coffee with 10-second TV spots. Tappy, the latest creation from Jim Henson's Creature Studio, is similarly off-kilter in his role as a living credit-card reader at a checkout counter. Show More Summary

The Goblin King Returns

3 months agoHumor : Snopes

Rumor says the Jim Henson Company is producing a sequel to 1986's Labyrinth.

Watch This: Jim Henson turned puppets into monsters with The Dark Crystal

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: Our ongoing Sesame Street Week has us thinking about movies starring puppets. The Dark Crystal (1982) For a movie helmed by Jim...Show More Summary

10 Leadership Lessons from the Master of the Muppets

Jim Henson was more than a puppeteer. He built a company culture of fun and innovation.

Kermit the Frog's TED Talk: The Secret to Jim Henson's Success

The beloved Muppet shares what his creator taught him about creativity, collaboration, and success.

SF Bay Area: Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! Uncensored

4 months agoHumor : Boing Boing

This November I'll be seeing Henson Alternative's PUPPET UP! Uncensored at the SFSketchfest. This is a fantastic, improvised puppet show from "the grown-ups wing of the Jim Henson Company." SF Sketchfest and Westbeth Entertainment present Henson Alternative’s Puppet Up! Read the rest

Fraggle Rock, Labyrinth And Musical Monsters: Archaia Honors Jim Henson’s Legacy - Dance your Con cares away!

4 months agoHumor : Geekosystem

As a Henson nerd, one of the highlights of New York City Comic Con for me was attending the "Jim Henson Company: Upcoming Comics With Archaia" panel. Unfortunately, it also gave me some pretty unrealistic career goals. How exactly does one become a Henson historian? Just asking for a friend.

The Jim Henson Co. Has a Lot of Plans Coming Up, and Yes They Involve ‘Labyrinth’

By announcing Billy Crystal‘s involvement with Which Witch, a new animated film that has him taking on starring, writing and producing duties, the Jim Henson Co. quietly slipped in just a few other, minor items. The studio, which isShow More Summary

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