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10.02.13 Kyle Petreycik

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History recently received over twenty of Jim Henson’s puppets and props on the anniversary of what would have been the Muppets creator’s seventy-seventh birthday. Acquisitions include characters from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock. According to the museum’s blog, the collection will not be on display until many of them undergo several small repairs […]

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04.04.13 Julia Dawidowicz

Back in the 80’s, shows like Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock kept it real, teaching children from an early age that everyone they love will eventually rot in the ground alone after dying a slow, painful death. Here is an adorable supercut of Fraggles talking about death. A lot. […]

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09.23.11 Marina Galperina

That’s him — Kevin Clash, with a voice so cuddly, toddlers giggle at the sight of Elmo, even as they clearly see a large man connected to his muppet butt. Check out the trailer of the Sundance doc hit Being Elmo, opening at the IFC Center in New York Oct 21. […]

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07.15.11 Marina Galperina

Jim Henson’s ‘Fantastic World‘ of muppets exhibit is coming to NYC. Go kill your inner child and peer the un-moving puppets from Henson’s many shows, standing still like taxidermied corpses in little display cases. […]

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