Thomas Pynchon’s latest, Bleeding Edge, is full of his famously quirky character names. Can you tell the difference between his brilliant literary mind and the imaginative monikers of Jim Henson’s muppets?
Kermit was not the first true Muppet “star.”
The follow-up to the 2011 hit stars Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell — but there are plenty of other big names that pop up, too.
This post is brought to you by the letter “I,” as in I for I LOVE this show.
This brilliantly simple Tumblr has been circulating the web today, but it hasn’t been updated since last January. We want more!
The recently uploaded video by the Henson Company, gives a behind the scenes glimpse into the extraordinary work that went into making the movie.
Big Bird singing this classic Muppet song at Jim Henson’s Memorial is one of the most heartbreaking things ever.
Muppet Magazine scored an interview with Leonard Nimoy in 1984. This publication deserves far more credit.
“Seinfeld Babies” even parodies the “The Contest.”
Plus the Kitten Bowl controversy, the single worst drink in the world, and the time an NBA player saved a dolphin’s life.
Wigs, makeup, and pink lamé.
BRB applying for a job at SportsCenter. Next, they’ll be hiring Gonzo to do sideline commentary.
Few things are as delightful as Elton John singing with Miss Piggy, or the Spice Girls teaching a science class.
Twenty years later, and no adaptation can top it.
Maybe it is easy being
Cee Lo green. No sign of Elmo, though.
Why did this magazine ever stop being published?!
On “All I Need Is Love,” a track from Cee-Lo’s upcoming Christmas album. The song uses a classic Muppet Show number as its hook and features plenty of awesome guest vocals.
Their push into politics is nothing new.
Muppets have been making their case heard on Capitol Hill since 2000.
Romney campaign VP picker Beth Myers recently tweeted a shortlist of contenders for Romney’s running mate. Pictured below are some of those candidates along with a few others which are sure to spice up the campaign and distract from bad headlines.
The restaurant announced a voluntary recall of the toys, citing safety concerns over “reports of children getting their fingers stuck in the holes of the puppets.” The recall is dated one day prior to The Jim Henson Company’s decision to part ways with Chick-Fil-A due to the chain’s stance against same sex marriage. [Updated]
All proceeds The Jim Henson company has received from Chick-Fil-A will be donated to GLAAD. Boom.
Even muppets mess up lines every now and then. This outtake video is from Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas special.
The actor wanted Clinton to appear in a movie, but the Secretary of State is otherwise occupied at the moment. (via POLITICO)
Miss Piggy as Snow White and the Evil Queen because her ego doesn’t allow her to choose between roles. Artist David Peterson has a wonderful whimsical eye.
Every week in 99 Problems, wise women offer their expertise on real-world quandaries. In our first installment, Miss Piggy talks weddings, job interviews, and meeting men. And don’t forget to buy The Muppets on Blu-ray and DVD!