Posts tagged "the muppets"

Where The Muppets Look For Love Online

Last night on the second episode of “The Muppets,” Miss Piggy struggled with finding a date to the People’s Choice Awards and it got so bad — girl, we’ve been there — that she had to resort to being set up … by her ex Kermit, no less. Ugh, dating is tough out here. How’s a…

Shalewa Sharpe / September 30, 2015

5 Ways Kermit The Frog & Liz Lemon Are Totally Alike

Kermit is a felt frog. Liz Lemon is a flesh and blood woman. That’s where their differences end.

Shalewa Sharpe / September 24, 2015

One Million Moms Says The New “Muppets” Is Perverted, Calls For Cancellation

The nutty conservative media-watch group One Million Moms is extremely concerned about the new “Muppets” show that debuts tonight, and has started a petition to try to pressure ABC to cancel it.
The group, which famously caused a ruckus over J.C. Penney using Ellen DeGeneres in their ads because gay people are

Rebecca Vipond Brink / September 22, 2015

Guys, Relax, Denise The Pig Is Not A Homewrecker, She’s A Puppet And Not Everything Is A Feminist Issue

Yesterday, People released an exclusive about Kermit the Frog’s new girlfriend. Kermit the Frog is a puppet, a Muppet to be more specific. His new girlfriend is also a puppet. Her name is Denise. She is a stuffed pig wearing a shiny auburn wig and a frozen come-hither expression. That is her only look, because she…

Megan Reynolds / September 2, 2015

WTF: Miss Piggy And Kermit Are Officially Over

Nothing is sacred, even the love of a puppet pig and her puppet frog prince. …

Megan Reynolds / August 4, 2015

The Muppets Take On The Beastie Boys’ “So What’cha Want”

Animal, Beeker and the Swedish Chef lace up their shell toes as Ad Rock, Mike D and the late MCA in this randomly perfect Muppets tribute to the Beastie Boys. (Side note: Up until this very moment, I thought the last line was an awesome cunnilingus reference, i.e.: “I got news for your cooch, I’ll…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 17, 2014

These NSFW Sculptures Of Miss Piggy And Kermit Will Haunt Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered what Miss Piggy and Kermit’s sex life is like?  Do you have a desire to have your childhood memories of “The Muppets” ruined forever? Then please, take a glance at Emilio Rangel’s series “La Puta di Babilonia (The Whore of Babylon),” which depicts what really happens between America’s favorite couple behind…

Megan Reynolds / October 17, 2013

Cookie Monster Learns To Deal With His Addiction Issues In This Icona Pop Parody

I never really thought about what a straight up cookie addict Cookie Monster is, but I should have seen all the signs. The lack of self control, the binge cookie-eating, the crazy eyes he’d get whenever cookies were in the vicinity. But this parody video of Icona Pop’s hit “I Love It” makes it perfectly…

Julie Gerstein / August 5, 2013

RIP Jerry Nelson, “Muppet Show,” “Sesame Street,” “Fraggle Rock” Veteran

You might not recognize Jerry Nelson‘s name, but you’re probably more familiar with “Sesame Street”’s the Count, Amazing Mumford and Snuffalupagus, or Statler (half of the heckling duo of Statler and Waldorf), Floyd Pepper (the mustachioed guitar player in the Muppet Show house band), Lew Zealand (that guy who chucks fish), Gobo Fraggle, Robin the Frog,…

The Mary Sue / August 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Hillary Clinton Wants To Make Muppet Magic With Jason Segel

Jason Segel revealed on “Late Night” that he asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be in a film, but she declined. In a letter Clinton sent the actor, she wrote that she is “a little occupied at the moment” but one day hopes to join him on film: “My only condition is that…

Jessica Wakeman / May 1, 2012

Our New Hero: Girl Asks Jason Segel Out For Drinks Via Adorable Song

All Chelsea Gill wants to do is go out with her dream guy Jason Segel for one drink. So she wrote “The Muppets” star a cute little song with the offer, and posted it on YouTube. Jason somehow saw her quirky video and is reportedly considering saying yes. “My favorite thing, maybe ever,” he Tweeted

Julie Gerstein / January 5, 2012

Jason Segel On The Purity Of The Muppets

“The Muppets don’t get laughs at other people’s expense. It’s part of what I really loved about the Muppets. They don’t even want to destroy their villains. They want to reform their villains.”

– Jason Segel talks to NPR’s “Fresh Air” about his new movie, “The Muppets,” and what’s so special about the talking…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 27, 2011

New Sesame Street Muppet Is Poor And Hungry

“Sesame Street” has got a hungry, impoverished new character—and it isn’t Oscar the Grouch or the Cookie Monster. Lily, a 7-year-old girl whose family often struggles to get enough to eat, will appear in the show’s prime-time special “Growing Hope Against Hunger” this Sunday, reports Entertainment Weekly. The Wal-Mart-sponsored special looks at the issue of hunger, which…

Newser / October 9, 2011

The Muppets Spoof “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”

Yee haw! It’s a new “Muppets” spoof trailer. This time Fozzie Bear, the Swedish Chef, Jason Segel and crew have created “The Pig With The Froggy Tattoo,” their take on “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.” This should start your Friday lunch hour off on the right note. [Huffington Post]…

Kate Torgovnick/ / September 16, 2011

“The Green Album” Croaks New Life Into Kermit Classics

What is it exactly about Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, and Fozzie Bear that makes me want to tap my toes? Two years ago, I heard whispers that an album of Muppet cover songs was happening. At the time, it was called The Muppets Remastered—it’s since been changed to The Green Album. And today it i…

Kate Torgovnick/ / August 23, 2011

The Muppets Take “The Green Lantern”



I’m having a hard time staying patient while waiting for the new Muppet movie, which won’t be in theaters until Thanksgiving. So I’m happy that Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and crew have taken to making parodies of the big movies of summer 2011. I…