Live from New York: It’s Emmet Otter

It’s never truly the Christmas season until my required viewing of Jim Henson’s masterpiece, Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas. Last week, the marvelous masterpiece was brought to life impeccably by the Jim Henson Company in a phenomenal live-stage show in New York. At the 54 Below in New York, attendees were treated to an amazing…

News Update: February 7, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: February 7, 2013 The Muppets… Again is currently filming over in London and last week Disney released some awesome publicity stills for the upcoming film. Well, our friends at StitchKingdom.com have posted all of the released images in hi-resolution, including the picture below, which we missed last week. Enjoy! Master Muppet songwriter Paul…

Muppet Maestros: Paul Williams

Hilarie Mukavitz – For Muppet fans, December is the time of year when our lives seem to have a Paul Williams soundtrack. He is one writer and performer that I have long suspected has Muppet DNA, he understands them so well: the humor, the idealism, the longing to fit in. His body of work his…

News Update: October 21, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: October 21, 2012 Cookie Monster and Abby Cadabby stopped by the offices of TV Guide Magazine the other day and made this spectacularly fun video. Check out the video below and join me in wondering why we don’t see more of this pairing! Cookie Monster is also slated to appear on ABC’s daytime…

News Update: May 24, 2012

NEWS UPDATE: May 24, 2012 We in the Muppet fan community know all about Paul Williams, scribe of songs in The Muppet Movie, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, and more. However, the general public is vastly unaware of Williams’ incredible contribution to the world of music. That is what filmmaker Steven Kessler…

65 Days Until "The Muppets"!

Lucas Ervin – Hey guys, I’m back… how about “The Pig With the Froggy Tattoo”? Pretty sweet huh? Now, onto this week’s sketches… The closing numbers have always been a major highlight of each episode of The Muppet Show, and there have been so many wonderful songs that have been done, I figured I’d take…