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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… More »


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] … More »


“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 is… More »


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. In… More »


Quickies: Mildred Baena Wore Maria Shriver’s Jewelry & Clothes, Plus See “The Muppets” Trailer!

Arnold Schwarzenegger hid out at his Sun Valley, Idaho, home after the news broke that he’d fathered a child outside of his marriage to Maria Shriver. Gee, when life gets rough, that must be nice to be able to do. [x17online.com]
And in other super-classy news: TMZ claims his lover, housekeeper Mildred Baena, was “obsessed” More »


Kermit Works The Black Carpet

After seeing Kermit work the “black carpet” at the “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” premiere, I vote for Muppets to work all red carpet events forevermore. It’s so much easier to ask embarrassing questions and make off-color jokes when you’re a puppet. Kermit played the Johnny Depp and Vanessa Hudgens interviews… More »


Piggy Hall

Well, la-di-da. Piggy Hall and Kermit Singer take a stroll on the beach a la “Annie Hall.” I don’t think I could approve of this any more. [Techno Hell] … More »


The Muppets Cover LCD Soundsystem

Happy Friday! The Muppets take on LCD Soundsystem’s “Dance Yrself Clean.” I don’t think it’s possible for this video to be anymore charming. It’s a new genre. Puppet rock [Buzzfeed] … More »


Jason Segel Among The Muppets

So, we have to wait another year before the next Muppet movie comes out. But at least we get to see what the movie’s co-writer, Jason Segel, looks like frolicking with Miss Piggy and Kermie. [EW] … More »


The Freaky Parallels Between The New “Smurfs” And “Muppets” Movies

I’m sensing a trend here. First, a major studio announces that they’ll be making an update of a mega-popular kids franchise: Columbia/Sony are making “The Smurfs: The Movie” and Disney will soon start filming a new “Muppet Movie.” Both flicks will be a mixture of animation/puppets with live-action actors. Last week, it was announced last… More »


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