The Muppet Mindset Most Wanted, Part 3

Ryan Dosier – Hi-ho, Muppet fans! Ready for more of my storied trip visiting the set of Muppets Most Wanted last May? If you’re not, read Part 1 and Part 2 to catch up with what happened so far! To recap: I spent an amazing day on set at Los Angeles Union Station with ToughPigs’ Matt…

Interview with Creature Designer Melissa Doss

Today we’re thrilled to welcome one of the final three competitors on the first season of Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge, the hit SyFy reality show. Melissa Doss is a fan favorite competitor and one of the most talented individuals I’ve ever seen on TV. Melissa’s ability to construct incredible creatures in just a few days…

The Muppet Mindset Most Wanted, Part 2

Ryan Dosier – Greetings, Muppet fans! When we last spoke about my journey to the set of Muppets Most Wanted last May, I had just gotten my picture taken with Walter and I had just watched a dozen Muppets shoot a scene in front of an Amtrak train. (To recap fully, just read Part 1.) So! Where…

Muppet Fan Testimonials: Christine Jackson

Christine Jackson – I have been a Muppet fan for as long as I can remember. I was born in the mid-80s so I watched A LOT of Muppets Take Manhattan and of course Sesame Street. My parents had taped many Muppet Specials like Muppet Family Christmas and Christmas Eve on Sesame Street so I could…

Weekly Muppet Wednesdays: Alice Snuffleupagus

Written by Abigail Maughan. ALICE SNUFFLEUPAGUS Performed by… Judy Sladky First Appearance… Sesame Street Season 19 (1987) Most recent appearance… Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (2008) Best known role… Snuffy’s cute two-year-old sister WHO IS ALICE SNUFFLEUPAGUS? Alice Snuffleupagus is the baby sister of… well, you can probably guess. She popped up at her brother’s side…

The Muppet Mindset Most Wanted, Part 1

Ryan Dosier – Isn’t life funny? One minute, it’s 2013, the next, it’s 2014, then it’s May 2014 and you realize it’s been literally an entire year since you had one of the greatest experiences of your life. What’s worse, you realize it’s been a year and you haven’t written anything about one of the greatest experiences…

5 Good and Bad Things About… Muppets From Space

Michael Wermuth – Muppets From Space is the least-successful of the theatrical Muppet movies, box office-wise. It was also critically panned and is among the least-favorite Muppet movies by hardcore fans (personally, I like it better than Muppet Treasure Island). I liked the movie a lot better when it came out, though now I tend…