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Jim Henson

That Time I Attempted to Cure My Writer's Block by Throwing My High School Reunion

Brie Berman | Posted 02.26.2016 | Comedy
Brie Berman

All in all, it was a fine evening. I'm glad I hold a small piece of responsibility for putting it together. But just a heads up: In 30 years there's no way in hell I'm making 400 laminated badges. That's on you, Malibu!

Video Artist Brian Bress Makes His Own Friends

MutualArt | Posted 10.09.2015 | Arts
MutualArt

While Bress's work takes advantage of the tools of digital media, it is just as invested in the handmade, physical objects. Bress's work plays with the tension this generates, as many of his video works may appear, at first glance, to be entirely digitally rendered, an illusion that is quickly shattered.

Happy Birthday Jim Henson! Celebrate the Muppet Creator With His Great Quotes

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 09.25.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Muppet creator Jim Henson was born on September 24, 1936. The late director, producer and writer who teamed up with Children's Television Workshop to produce Sesame Street is considered one history's greatest puppeteers.

5 Fall TV Shows for Families and Teens

Common Sense Media | Posted 08.06.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

The traditional fall TV season is transforming now that more and more shows are released throughout the year and/or dropped digitally for binge-watching. It can be challenging for families to keep up. But don't despair.

Book Excerpt: Management, and Fun, by Wandering Around

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.02.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

This is an excerpt from the forthcoming book, Field Notes from a Music Biz Life.

5 Things You Don't Know About Bob McGrath On The 45th Anniversary Of 'Sesame Street'

Pat Gallagher | Posted 01.10.2015 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Five things you don't know about Bob McGrath on the 45th anniversary of 'Sesame Street.'

Sesame Street Is 45 This Year: Our Favorite Celebrity Moments!

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 12.31.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

What do Robert DeNiro, Jason Mraz, First Lady Michelle Obama, David Beckham, Alicia Keys and Kofi Annan all have in common? They, along with hundreds of actors, politicians, athletes and rock stars have appeared on Sesame Street.

Rowlf the Dog, Fozzie Bear and the Swedish Chef Spill the Beans on What It's Really Like to Be a Muppet

Jim Hill | Posted 10.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

For nearly 60 years, the Muppets have been entertaining TV viewers and movie-goers. But what are Kermit & Co. actually like when the cameras are off?

Watch Jennifer Connelly's 'Labyrinth' Audition

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Jim Henson's bizarro fantasy film "Labyrinth" came out when Jennifer Connelly was 16. The actress' audition, likely from early 1985, has been on YouTu...

'Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge' - First Look At New Syfy Series

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 02.28.2014 | TV

Think Project Runway, but with creatures! That’s one way you could describe the new Syfy series Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge, on which ...

Wise Words From Kermit The Frog

Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Singing the Blues on Highway 61

Christine Buckley | Posted 11.27.2013 | Travel
Christine Buckley

Road trips, much like hot dogs and apple-pie, embody the American experience. I've often said that the open road sings to me. That was most definitely the case during my most recent road trip on Highway 61, The Blues Highway.

This May Be The Happiest Thing Ever Filmed

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

To honor the 44th season of "Sesame Street," Jimmy Fallon and The Roots joined Big Bird, Elmo, Cookie Monster and others from the "Sesame Street" gang...

'Don't Feel Bad That I'm Gone'

Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts

Sept. 24 was Jim Henson's birthday. Were he still alive, the puppeteer extraordinaire would have turned 77. Though the brilliant creator of The Muppet...

Celebrities And Their Muppet Counterparts

The Huffington Post | Debra Lipson | Posted 09.24.2013 | Celebrity

Today marks Jim Henson's 77th birthday. The legendary producer, arguably best known for creating The Muppets, gave us a bevy of beloved memories: he p...

Jim Henson Would Have Been 77 Today

Posted 09.24.2013 | Celebrity

Jim Henson, the creator of The Muppets, "Sesame Street" and "Fraggle Rock," would have been 77 today (Sept. 24). The innovative puppeteer spent his...

WATCH: Kermit's Music Video For Gay Marriage!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Kermit the Frog (or some frog that looks a lot like him) is the latest celebrity to get behind marriage equality, as he takes his classic song, "The R...

Pastor: Chick-Fil-A Should Serve Kermit 'Filet' And 'Miss Piggy On A Bun' In Response To Nixed Toy Deal

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A right-wing pastor and radio host slammed the Jim Henson Company for "taking the sodomy route" by severing a planned kids' meal partnership with Chic...

Original Sketches On The Auction Block

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2012 | Money

LOS ANGELES, July 30 (Reuters) - A handwritten pitch and drawings for the television pilot episode of "The Muppet Show" by creator Jim Henson are am...

WATCH: Chick-Fil-A's New Mascot

Posted 09.26.2012 | Comedy

Earlier this week, the Jim Henson Company cut ties with Chick-Fil-A after the fast food chain's CEO spoke out in opposition of same-sex marriage. ...

Is Chick-Fil-A Lying To Customers About Recalling Jim Henson Kids' Meal Toys?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Last week, the Jim Henson Company announced it would no longer partner with Chick-fil-A in the wake of the fast food company's acknowledged support of...

'Muppets' Makers Sever Ties With Chick-Fil-A Over Anti-Gay Stance (UPDATED)

The Huffington Post | Kevin Burra | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Update on July 25 at 4:00pm: A representative from The Jim Henson Company told The Huffington Post that the company no longer has any affiliation with...

'Fraggle Rock' Spin-Off In The Works

Huffington Post TV Canada | Chris Jancelewicz | Posted 07.05.2012 | TV

Dance your cares away, worries for another day. Let the music play, down in ... Halifax, Nova Scotia? Yes, it seems that beloved '80s children's pr...

PHOTOS: The Best Cookies In LA

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.25.2012 | Los Angeles

"Me want cookie!" says the Cookie Monster, and what better way to celebrate one of his two birthdays than with our favorite Los Angeles cookies? B...

WATCH: Muppets Storm Goldman's Boardroom

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 03.27.2012 | Business

The Anti-Muppet Defamation League is striking back against Goldman Sachs. In a satirical Funny or Die video, three Jim Henson-esque Muppets storm t...