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Three of the Best Toys of All Time Added to Toy Hall of Fame

Laurie Schacht | Posted 11.20.2015 | Parents
Laurie Schacht

Classic toys are an important part of a child's play portfolio, but some toys stand out as the most iconic and revered toys of all time.

Crossing the Line at Fairyland

Georgia Kolias | Posted 09.29.2015 | Parents
Georgia Kolias

On an unbearably hot Saturday afternoon, after a stir-crazy morning at home, and so much indecision about what to do, I loaded my three children into...

How to Turn a Flat Tire Into a Fulfilled Speech

Elaine Ambrose | Posted 07.22.2015 | Comedy
Elaine Ambrose

I take pride in being independent but there are two chores I refuse to learn: how to change a tire and how to use a chainsaw. There are other people who can do those activities far better than I can.

Bewitching (And Slightly Terrifying) Photos Of Vintage Puppets Past Their Prime

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.23.2015 | Arts

If puppets, mannequins and dummies give you the creeps, we highly suggest looking away now. For all the rest of you, join us in this sinister stew of ...

Here's What Might Happen If Persephone, Goddess Of Spring, Were A Millennial

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.19.2015 | Arts

In ancient mythology, Persephone, the daughter of Zeus and the harvest goddess Demeter, is the Greek goddess of spring and awakening. But what happens...

Modern Puppetry Takes Center Stage At International Festival

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts

By Mark Guarino CHICAGO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Puppets aren't just about Muppets, kids and circuses. Indeed, an interna...

Must See for Kids and Inner Child ... Swamp Juice ... the 3D Puppet Show

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 01.30.2015 | Entertainment
Nancy Cohen-koan

I always figure if I ever go to prison I can still make theater with dancing my hand against the cell wall. But that would imply a room with a view so that light could shine in--- I guess I better not get busted till I tire of the magic of shadow puppetry.

Hell No, Joe: Why I Wrote a Country Song

April Brucker | Posted 12.24.2014 | Comedy
April Brucker

Putting my pen to paper, pain plus distance equaled comedy as I wrote the three words, "Hell No, Joe."

Let These Puppets Learn You Some Movie Theater Etiquette

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.15.2014 | Comedy

What? The movie theater is not your living room? To most, that's obvious, but many moviegoers seem to have missed the memo. You know, the ones who...

What Sesame Street Would Look Like In A Frightening Alternate Universe

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Take a journey through time with the "Don't Hug Me. I'm Scared" crew, and learn all about the ticking clock in a not-so-wolesome way. The short by...

Dear People Who Undercut Parents

Rob Sachs | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents
Rob Sachs

It's a daily struggle to keep the little ones in line and I'm grateful for discreetly-imparted tips from family, friends, teachers and wise elders. Unfortunately, there are some out there who simply aren't working with me, making my job vastly more difficult than it needs to be.

If This Doesn't Bring World Peace, We Don't Know What Will

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.06.2013 | Comedy

Glove and Boots always show us exactly what we need to see. Whether it is tips for tourists on how to not be jerks in NYC, tips for monsters on ho...

This Is For Monsters, Not You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.25.2013 | Comedy

Hey guys, You might remember Glove and Boots' Johnny T's NYC tourists tips. Well, now the puppets are back to: A. Remind you that grammar is i...

Get Outta The Way, You're A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

If you're visiting New York City, we have some bad news: you are automatically a jerk. Tourist = jerk, you = tourist, you = jerk. Simple transitive pr...

The Cat Video To End All Cat Videos

Posted 08.22.2013 | Comedy

What happens when you combine drunkenness, boredom, Journey, the Internet and, oh ya, a cat puppet? This is what happens. Let’s never stop believin...

5 Reasons HBO Needs to Renew Family Tree

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV
Megan Smolenyak

HBO is apparently on the fence about renewing Family Tree, the mockumentary series dreamed up by Christopher Guest and Jim Piddock. It may be that...

Happy 10th Anniversary!

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Theater producer Robyn Goodman walked into the popular Broadway restaurant Angus McIndoe in mid-2003 and bumped into Nathan Lane, sip...

Israeli Actors Protest Closure Of Palestinian Puppet Festival

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 08.31.2013 | Arts

JERUSALEM — Puppeteers from the Israeli version of Sesame Street protested Monday against Israel's closure of a Palestinian children's puppet fe...

WATCH: Puppets And Sex Therapy Meet On New TV Show

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 05.07.2013 | Women

If you told us that we would voluntarily listen to another couple's therapy session and wouldn't feel uncomfortable doing it, we wouldn't believe you....

Celebrity Collector: David Arquette

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.04.2013 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

Recently, I learned that Arquette is a collector. I then learned that what he collects is the key element in scary movies that creeps me the most...puppets.

Visit Toyland at the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Jamie Davis Smith | Posted 04.01.2013 | DC
Jamie Davis Smith

A show with the name Toyland evokes grand visions of a paradise in children, and the Puppet Co. Playhouse delivers on the promise of creating that magical world where toys are abundant and fun is had by all.

Puppet Show Brings Foreclosure And Poverty To Florida Stage

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Chaz Hubbard and Jenny Bolario Nathan "Patches" Pim is a Florida-based member of Food Not Bombs who serves meals to the homeless, and to Occupy ac...

(Video) The Wall Street Journal Beats NBC Sports Olympics Coverage with Puppet Show

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With television rights to the London 2012 Olympics,including video highlights for news outlets severely restricted by the IOC and by NBC Sports in...

Latino Disconnect: "Dirty Money" Should Not Prevail

Soldanela Rivera | Posted 09.30.2012 | Latino Voices
Soldanela Rivera

On a grand scale, Danny Boyle's Olympic opening ceremony moved me, most specifically its first segment dedication to the Industrial Revolution and the workers who made it possible.

Win Tickets To 'Hand Stories' At Lincoln Center

Posted 07.18.2012 | Home

Last month, we asked you, dear readers, for your stories about how the arts moved you. Whoever gave the best response would win two tickets to see "Gi...