Inside Jim Henson's Creature Shop: The Intersection of Gadgets and Dreams

It's not often that you get a chance to see the place where your childhood memories were literally built. It's kind of like peeling back the curtain on your dreams and finding the architects of them busily at work, pulling the strings, painting the scenery, and creating the characters you will vividly remember decades later. That's what it's like to visit Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Read More >>

Kermit The Frog is Against Scottish Independence, or Perhaps Doesn't Understand It

A misunderstanding in an interview with a fictional character promoting a film for children has thrown up an unlikely candidate to lead the "No" vote on Scottish independence, with whoever has the job of answering questions on behalf of head muppet Kermit The Frog suggesting that Scotland should stay in the UK. Read More >>

Muppet Twitter Arguments are the Best Twitter Arguments

Oh yeah, in spite of the fact that Muppets Most Wanted isn't eligible because it's not even out yet. And in spite of the fact that none of these tweets are even real. But it's really hard to argue with the people that bring us the joy of Animal and Kermit and Piggy & co. The Muppets definitely get Twitter. Plus, we can get behind anything, really anything, that is pro-Muppet. [YouTube] Read More >>

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You'll Want This Melodic Muppet Mash-Up Stuck In Your Head Forever

Pogo is a master of the mash-up. We knew it at Snow White, and we knew it for sure when he spilled his secrets. For his latest trick, he tackled the Muppets and it's 100 per cent unadulterated pleasantness. Give it a listen, or five. [Nick Bertke AKA Pogo] Read More >>

The Periodic Table of Muppets Brings Order to Wocka Wocka

Not everybody's into chemistry but you have to be a special kind of insane to not have a fondness for the Muppets. This periodic table of Muppetry is a wonderfully organised and colourful take on the history of the form than anyone (with a soul) can appreciate, chem-geek or not. Read More >>

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Kermit the Frog Is Not a Fan of Twitter

Technology and non-human lifeforms are not mutually exclusive things. And in a very poignant, hard-hitting interview with USA Today, the de facto leader of the Muppets, Kermit the Frog, sat down to discuss his favourite and least favourite technologies. Read More >>

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Muppets Make The Hunger Games Much More Appetising

The Muppets made some wonderful parody trailers for their movie last year, but they've got at least one more up their sleeve. Read More >>

The Muppets Movie Wasn't All Puppetry, They Used Special Effects Too

The magic of the muppets is that they're 'real', or as real as puppetry gets. Still, even when the Muppets could have easily gone CGI, they stuck to their roots. That doesn't mean everything in the new Muppets movie was old school though. Even muppets need the magic of the movies. Read More >>

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New Toy Story Short Shows the Plight of Neglected Happy Meal Toys

You'll have to go see the new Muppets movie to see it in its entirety (not that you need another reason) but here's a first look at Pixar's new Toy Story short Small Fry which finally gives us a look at what life is like for those crappy, and quickly forgotten, fast food toys. Read More >>


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