Bookie Monster!

Jarrod Fairclough – Cookie Monster has joined the ranks of Michael J Fox, Johnny Cash and Pepe the King Prawn, with the announcement that he has written a book!  Yes, Entertainment Weekly has reported that our favorite googly eyed monster has penned a Guide to Life, entitled The Joy of Cookies!  Apparently the book is delicious,…

New Muppet Book Coming Soon

Jarrod Fairclough – Good news for lovers of reading (I’ve got three books on the go at the moment!).  Penguin Random House have announced a new book, in what sounds like a possible new series.  Entitled ‘Muppets Meet the Classics: The Phantom of the Opera’, the book will cast Kermit, Miss Piggy, Uncle Deadly and our…

Review: I Am Jim Henson

Jarrod Fairclough – When I heard that there was a new children’s book describing Jim Henson’s life, I was skeptical.  I expected stock photos, comic sans, and very basic information on his life.  So you can imagine my surprise when I opened Brad Meltzer’s ‘I Am Jim Henson’ only to find that it was thorough, entertaining,…

News Update: November 22, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: November 22, 2013 The Muppets have been tapped to participate in 1D Day, a live 7-hour streaming broadcast celebrating boy band sensation One Direction, one of the most popular acts in the world today. The Muppets will join the likes of Celine Dion, Robbie Williams, Simon Cowell, and Piers Morgan. No word yet on…

Jim Henson: The Biography Now Available!

Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones Available now wherever books are sold Ryan Dosier – I finished reading Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones over a month ago and this perfect piece of writing has been stuck in my brain ever since. After I finished the book I wrote up a “brief” review…

News Update: May 24th, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: May 24th 2013As we reported last week, The Muppet Movie is coming to Disney Blu-ray on August 13th. Unsurprisingly, the Muppet Facebook pages have been celebrating the upcoming release, but so has the official Disney fan-blog “Oh My Disney,“ which has come up with an article called “Reasons Why We’re Excited That The Muppet Movie Is…