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It’s Great To Be A Muppet Fan

Abigail Maughan – Has it occurred to you that it is really, really amazing to be a Muppet fan? Perhaps it was the first time you noticed how much a classic Sesame Street bit stuck with you, or saw a Doozer wheeling around on its cart or even turned on the Muppet Morsels trivia feature on…

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The Sesame Street Autocomplete Challenge

Jarrod Fairclough – One of my favorite internet video series is Wired’s ‘Autocomplete Challenge’, where celebrities answer frequently Googled questions about themselves asked by the general public.  Though we like to Google things like “Which villain did Steve Whitmire perform in Roger Moore’s ‘Talk to the Animals’ sketch”, normal people like to ask things like…

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The Muppets: So… What Now?

This post originally appeared on Marni’s blog Just For The Halibut Marni Hill – Let’s take a look at the few main options, shall we? Live Appearances The news about The Muppets performing live at the Hollywood Bowl this coming September was certainly welcome (even if I’ll never be able to enjoy it myself). Ever since…

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‘I Am Jim Henson’ at MoMI

Spencer Cohen – Last month saw the release of the kid-friendly book, I Am Jim Henson. (Read our review here) To celebrate the release of this delightful biography, the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York hosted a special event featuring I Am Jim Henson Illustrator Chris Eliopoulos, Craig Shemin (President of The Jim…

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New Muppet Diamond Select Figures

Jarrod Fairclough – We already love the Diamond Select Muppet figures, with our Kermits, Fozzies, and old guys in the balcony displayed proudly on our shelves.  Well, make room, because we’ve just been given our first look at Series 4, which will be on preview at this weeks Toy Fair in New York!  The figures include…

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Try A Little Kindness…

Jarrod Fairclough – In an increasingly negative world, it’s important to remember to be kind to your fellow man, no matter what your differences are.  Thankfully Sesame Street have released a catchy song reminding humanity of this fact, with the help of Hamilton star Chris Jackson.  They sang the song at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade…