Is It Time To Retire The Term ‘Muppeteer’?

Jim Henson didn’t like the term ‘Muppeteer’. So we’re wondering if it’s time to retire it in favor of ‘Muppet Performer’.

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2018 – The Year Of The Performers?

Jarrod Fairclough – Over the past 18 months, it seems that the head honchos at Disney have been more willing to accept and embrace the obvious – The Muppets are puppets, manipulated and embodied by a team of talented men and women who work hard on their craft.  Since the Comic Con panel in 2015…

Muppetology 101: Intro to Muppet Performers, Part 1

Ryan Dosier – Welcome back to class! Professor Ryan is back in session and excited to return to the classroom in 2015 with even more Muppety knowledge for your consumption. To kick off the first class of the year, we thought we would start by discussing and explaining the who’s-who of Muppetdom: The Muppet Performers,…

What I’m Thankful For, 2013

Ryan Dosier – Every time Thanksgiving rolls around, I start to reminisce about what I’m thankful for. Practically every time I think about that, it makes sense to post about it here because a lot of what I’m thankful for involves singing and dancing puppets. Silly, no? Anyway… below is a list of things I’m thankful for…

The Muppeteer Postcard Project

Our friend Arianne Gallagher is awesome. Just how awesome is she? Well, she’s so awesome that she scored herself an invitation to the set of The Muppets… Again in London next month! But what makes her the most awesome, is what you’ll read below. Arianne is offering something amazing for Muppet fans, and I for…

Muppet Fan Art Showcase: Phoenix Alvarado and Rebecca Whitaker

The OTHER Muppet BabiesPhoenix Alvarado – In 1984, the Muppets took Manhattan and during their time there Miss Piggy had a dream where the six main Muppets were shown as babies. These would be known to Muppet fans everywhere as the Muppet Babies. Originally just Kermit, Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, Rowlf, and Scooter the Muppet Babies…