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If Whiplash Met the Muppets

After Sesame Street did its parody of Birdman, it’s only natural for our other favorite puppets to take the next step and spoof one of this year’s other nominees for Best Picture. In a new spoof on Whiplash produced by Huffington Post UK, the Muppets’ Animal joins the movie’s jazz band under the dictatorial Fletcher (J.K. Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: There’s finally a Whiplash spoof starring Animal from the Muppets

The calypso Whiplash parody was well and good (and quite funny), but it’s kind of surprising that it took the Internet so long to pair a movie about drumming with one of pop culture’s famous drummers, Animal from the Muppets. In the end, it was truly a group effort to create the Animal/Whiplash parody the world both needs and deserves. Show More Summary

Newswire: Watch Bad Veins transform into Muppets and cover “Rainbow Connection”

First sung by Kermit The Frog in 1979’s The Muppet Movie, “Rainbow Connection” has a legacy as vast as the colorful arch that inspired the lovable frog. Cincinnati’s Bad Veins recently recorded a cover of the song, and The A.V. Club is premiering the video below. Show More Summary

Orphaned by Incarceration

If you happen to be watching Sesame Street, you may notice a new Muppet named Alex. The child’s father is in prison. Many viewers may consider Alex’s incarcerated parent an unusual, heavy topic for the program that has taught generations of kids their ABC’s and 123’s. But children across the country, particularly African-American children, are […]

Prepare for House of Cards’ return with more dramatic political chicanery

Netflix’s super-political drama House of Cards returns for its third season Friday, and if the Muppet version wasn’t enough to hold you over before you watch all the new episodes in one sitting this weekend, we’re here to help. You … Read more ›

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

2 days agoHumor : 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

Here's everything leaving Netflix in March

Netflix has announced the shows and films that will be leaving the streaming site at the start of March. 1967 Oscar winner "The Graduate" will expire at the top of the month. "RoboCop" and Muppets fans will want to check out a few installments from both franchises. Show More Summary

Sesame Street And Frank Underwolf Parody 'House of Cards' - WATCH

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Season 3 of House of Cards is almost upon us and Sesame Street is getting in on the fun, parodying Netflix's political thriller and its anti-hero Frank Underwood with a muppet parody House of Bricks starring Frank Underwolf. Underwolf goes...

Muppet Genius!! Have A Gander At Frank Underwolf And Sesame Street’s HOUSE OF BRICKS!!

Muppet Genius!! Have A Gander At Frank Underwolf And Sesame Street’s HOUSE OF BRICKS!! Read the full article on AICN I am – Hercules!! Frank Underwolf’s asides to the camera are certain to be lost on the kiddies who do not watch theShow More Summary

'Whiplash' would be awesome with the Muppets' Animal

Miles Teller is a talented drummer, but he's no Animal. Earlier this week, Mashable shared a Sesame Street parody of the Oscar-nominated film Birdman, featuring none other than Big Bird See also: 12 Oscar nominees sporting Kim Jong-un's...Show More Summary

Great Job, Internet!: Puppets face harsh justice in “Good Morning”

What’s really keeping the clouds away? Is it sunny days or something more…sinister? The short skit “Good Morning” bills itself as The Muppets meets The Wire, and while it never reaches David Simon levels of Baltimorean despair, it does...Show More Summary

Deep Thoughts, With Cookie Monster

last weekHumor : Neatorama

YouTube Link There was Socrates, Plato and Voltaire, Descartes and Kant. Then there was Cookie, and that's good enough for me. Watch as one of the greatest Muppets ever strolls past artistic masterpieces while contemplating the edible world. Don't miss his bits of eternal wisdom, such as "Lobsters are mermaids to scorpions!" -Via Laughing Squid

Cookie Monster's Shower Thoughts About Food Are Just Plain Hilarious

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : io9

What does Cookie Monster think about when his mind is left to wander? Well, mostly, he thinks about food, and it's pretty hysterical watching the cookie-fiending Muppet wander through the Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum, and the Museum of Modern Art offering his profound culinary thoughts. Read more...

Cookie Monster reads profound, food-related shower thoughts

Cookie Monster is a Muppet of few words — mostly cookie-related words But the furry blue monster goes deep with profound musings on food, inspired by the splish-splash geniuses at Reddit's r/ShowerThoughts Truly, though, what was the...Show More Summary

Video: Fallon Celebrates One Year On The Tonight Show With T. Swift & John Oliver

Jimmy Fallon and Taylor Swift are like human muppets, always smiling and providing G-rated entertainment, and below they join forces for the latest entry into the Late Night Talk Show Host Viral Video Library that will one day be housed inside the Smithsonian. The duo revisit their former days of dancing for various NYC Fan Dance Cams—check it out: [ more › ]

Review: Sleater-Kinney at the Riviera

A few minutes into Sleater-Kinney’s concert Tuesday at the sold-out Riviera, a rarity occurred: guitarist Carrie Brownstein smiled. Just behind her, Janet Weiss was shaking her head like a Muppet while battering her drums. To Brownstein’s left, Corin Tucker was in full wail. The...

A delicious day at NYC museums with Cookie Monster

C is for cookie. A is for art On a Friday morning in the minutes before the Guggenheim opens to visitors, Cookie Monster loops down the museum’s famous spiral ramp. The sweet-toothed Muppet’s blue fur strikingly contrasts the crisp white backdrop. Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus, a Sensible Muppet, Shares Reasonable Breakup Advice

Miley Cyrus has dipped into the fountain of  dad rock for her performance at SNL's 40th anniversary extravaganza and revived the ultimate minivan jam: Paul Simon's "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." As promised in the title, the song lists many different, actionable ways someone could curve their main, were... More »

Reminder: Today is International Grover Appreciation Day

last weekGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Have you shared the good news about Grover with the important people in your life? If not, today is a very fine day to do so! He is, after all, the best of all possible Muppets.

Mattel resurrects the View-Master, marries it to Google Cardboard virtual reality

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

If you're of a certain age, then you might have fond memories of the View-Master. Pop in a disc, hold the device up to your face, and enjoy some 3D images of, say, the latest Muppets movie or climactic scenes from Chips or The Dukes of Hazzard. Show More Summary

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