Had he not sadly passed away in 1990, Jim Henson would be 77 today. But his work lives on, and with a new movie due out next year, The Muppets are continuing to entertain new generations. Today we're celebrating Jim Henson by sharing some amazing facts about his most famous creation: Kermit the Frog.
Do you enjoy dancing your cares away? Do you find yourself singing at the slightest provocation? Do the sounds of construction get your mouth watering? All of these and the ten qualities below are signs that you may have grown up in the fun-filled land of Fraggle Rock...
In celebration of the destruction of the Defense of Marriage Act this past Wednesday, next weeks's cover of The New Yorker will feature an illustration by Jack Hunter depicting 'Sesame Street' residents and best friends Bert and Ernie, cuddling on the couch and watching the news.
It's been 30 years since Jim Henson's 'Fraggle Rock' first introduced kids of the '80s to the world of Fraggles, Doozers, Gorgs and a whole host of other fantastic creatures. Like most Henson productions, the show relied heavily on music to advance the plot, convey emotion or just entertain viewers...
'Fast and Furious 6' is set to hit theaters next month. To gear up for this undoubtedly earth-shattering and surely unique plot, we thought it would be appropriate to join forces with another film in the league of endless sequels, prequels and trilogies. Check out the 'Fast and the Furious' franchise -- if it starred The Muppets.
Yesterday Jane Henson passed away. She was 78 years old. During her life, she was married to Jim Henson, and she worked with him until she took a break from puppetry to raise their children. Together they started 'The Muppet Show,' and Jane's work with the Jim Henson Legacy ensured that future generations would fall in love with the characters she and her husband dreamed up.
For over 40 years, The Muppets of 'Sesame Street' have been teaching children in the U.S. to read, count, recognize shapes and play well with others. Big Bird, Ernie, Bert, Cookie Monster, Oscar the Grouch and the rest are nationally known superstars...
Neil Patrick Harris is one cool dude. He knows how to speak bear and he takes getting groped by a 'Price is Right' contestant like a champ. If that's not enough for you to prove his sheer awesomeness, let us break some fantastic news: he's now joined forces with The Muppets to create a strangely awesome new web series called 'Neil's Puppet Dreams.'
In an adorable new video for Entertainment Weekly's website, the much-beloved Sesame Street characters Grover and Cookie Monster sing about pop-culture hits such as 'The Avengers' and 'The Hunger Games.' Sadly, Elmo wasn't available to join the duo's little choir, as he was busy working on his new musical, but the Blues Brothers decided the show must go on and still performed in the EW office.
Ben Folds Five really covers all the bases with this one. You probably like 'Fraggle Rock,' right! And if somehow you don't, there's still a strong chance you like Rob Corddry or Anna Kendrick. Really, the chances are there's something you're going to like about this music video.
Not a lot of things surprise us these days, what with farting dolls become all the rage in South Korea and ‘Here Comes Honey Boo Boo’ star Alana Thompson sporting a curly blonde wig gone wild.
However, when we stumbled across the ‘Muppets with People Eyes’ Tumblr, we couldn’t help but stop dead in our typing tracks and wonder-- who on earth thought of this?! That was promptly followed by "th