When Disney bought the rights to “The Muppets” in 2004, they not only bought all the characters, but the name itself. That leaves Henson Studios in an odd position. They invented muppets, but can no longer use them in film. Since then it’s been a… Read More »Henson Studios Working on New Film Where Humans and Puppets Co-Exist
I forget what I was doing in May of 1990. I know I was in college and probably pretty self-absorbed. But whatever it was, the death of Jim Henson didn’t make it on my radar until many months later. It still hit me just as… Read More »Video of Big Bird Singing at Jim Henson’s Funeral
Studio DC Live episode 2! means more Muppets on The Disney Channel. Are you looking forward to more episodes?
As you may know, The Muppets are revving up again. There’s a new feature film on the horizon and talk of a primetime television show returning as well. Recently a few new videos have been put up on youtube and the feeling is they’re an… Read More »New Skits from The Muppets
Kermit Love was much more than the creator of Big Bird, he was a master craftsman, costumer and artist. He helped create many of the characters you love from “Sesame Street” Love, btw, maintained that his friend Jim Henson did not name Kermit after him.… Read More »Kermit Love “Big Bird” Creator dead at 91