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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 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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Love with Elmo & Brielle

Jarrod Fairclough – Just the other week we posted an adorable video of Ellen DeGeneres’ resident child genius Brielle talking the science of cookies with Elmo, The Count and (of course) Cookie Monster.  Well, in celebration of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, Brielle has made another video with Elmo where they talk what love means to them, and…

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Review: I Am Jim Henson

Jarrod Fairclough – When I heard that there was a new children’s book describing Jim Henson’s life, I was skeptical.  I expected stock photos, comic sans, and very basic information on his life.  So you can imagine my surprise when I opened Brad Meltzer’s ‘I Am Jim Henson’ only to find that it was thorough, entertaining,…