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Book Excerpt: Management, and Fun, by Wandering Around

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.04.2014 | 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 11.10.2014 | 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 10.31.2014 | 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 ...

Son Of Muppets Creator Dies At 48

AP | Posted 02.26.2014 | Celebrity

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (AP) — Puppeteer John Henson, the son of the late Muppets creator Jim Henson, has died in New York. He was 48. Cheryl Henson says ...

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 07.19.2013 | Gay 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...

New Muppets Gallery Coming To Queens Museum

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The Muppets may have taken Manhattan, but they're getting a spiffy new home in Queens. Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert and Ernie o...

Jane Henson, Co-Creator Of The Muppets, Dies At 78

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Jim Henson Co. says Henson's partner in marriage and Muppets has died. The company says Jane Henson died Tuesday at her Conne...

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

Posted 07.31.2012 | Gay 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 07.25.2012 | Gay 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 07.25.2012 | Gay 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...

Jim Henson's Incredible Lost Short Film Unearthed

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

Before he helped pave Sesame Street or invented the Muppets, Jim Henson was a young, experimental filmmaker. One of his earliest works, a 1963 short c...