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  1. special effects
    Baby Yoda Wasn’t Always So Cute, Huh?The early concept art for The Mandalorian’s breakout star was … different.
  2. behind the scenes
    How the His Dark Materials Puppet Master Conjured Daemons on SetLead puppeteer Brian Fisher on the benefits of using physical daemon stand-ins and Ruth Wilson’s close working relationship with her monkey puppet.
  3. tv
    Disney+ and Jim Henson Co. to Serve Man This New Alien Talk Show Earth to NedIn space, no one can hear you welcome our next guest.
  4. behind the scenes
    How Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Brought Its Puppet-Filled World to LifeThe prequel’s sprawling vision of Thra is the result of old-fashioned puppetry, modern technological modifications, and, yes, a little bit of CG.
  5. tv review
    The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Is a Staggering AchievementWatching Netflix’s new prequel to Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s 1982 feature film is like watching a ten-hour magic show.
  6. puppets
    Crank Yankers Revival Rings Up Tiffany Haddish, Kathy Griffin, and Many MoreThe prank-call series returns to Comedy Central next month with tons of guest stars.
  7. trailer mix
    Watch Climate Warrior Puppets in the Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance TrailerCan three Gelflings save their planet?
  8. behind the scenes
    Why Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Tackled #MeToo With a Puppet PenisShowrunner Robert Carlock on the Mr. Frumpus story line, including that gross scene with his “little orange tube.”
  9. endings
    After 15 Years of Ruining Unsuspecting Families’ Vacations, Avenue Q to CloseThe show took home Best Musical, Best Book, and Best Original Score at the 2004 Tony Awards
  10. A Famous French Satirical Puppet Show Might Be Coming to the U.S.No strings attached.
  11. puppets
    How Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Puppeteer Made a Talking Backpack So Emotional“The first time I saw it, I’m thinking, This is essentially puppeteering a giant canned ham.”
  12. trailer mix
    Melissa McCarthy Stars in the Not-Safe-for-Puppets Happytime Murders TrailerAbandon all hope, ye who have any childhood attachment to puppets here.
  13. non-evil puppets
    Ed Sheeran Isn’t Any ‘Happier’ As a Puppet in His New Music VideoOh no, he even has little puppet tattoo sleeves!
  14. The Sound of One Muppet Guy Talking: A Conversation with Dave GoelzThe mind, voice, and hands behind The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, saxophonist Zoot and three-dimes-shy-of-a-quarter Beauregard the […]
  15. Maya Rudolph Joins the Cast of Melissa McCarthy’s Puppet Comedy ‘The […]In May it was announced that Melissa McCarthy had signed on to star in a movie called The Happytime Murders, and today another big comedy star […]
  16. casting couch
    Melissa McCarthy to Investigate Puppet Homicides in The Happytime MurdersThink Who Framed Roger Rabbit? with puppet cadavers.
  17. julie’s greenroom
    Julie Andrews Wants to Get Kids Excited About Arts (With the Help of Puppets)“Hopefully we get people curious about going out and exploring their local community center.”
  18. videology
    Watch Chance the Rapper Sing With Puppets in the ‘Same Drugs’ VideoAs seen on his Magnificent Coloring World Tour.
  19. Craig Ferguson and The Jim Henson Company Producing ‘Top Puppet’ Reality […]Craig Ferguson is teaming up with The Jim Henson Company for a puppet competition special at NBC. According to Deadline, the network is […]
  20. puppets
    Meet Abla Fahita, the Sassy Egyptian Puppet Being Sued for Indecency Her sexual references and political satire have upset some.
  21. Co-Director Duke Johnson Talks Anomalisa“You’re trying to get these subtle, nuanced human experiences out of dolls.”
  22. pinnochip-hop
    All the Missy and Pharrell Puppet Dance MovesThe real stars of Missy’s “WTF (Where They From).”
  23. new yorker festival
    The Story Behind Jason Segel’s Dracula Puppet MusicalIt was a weed-powered attempt at stardom long before Forgetting Sarah Marshall.
  24. NBC Developing a ‘Larry Sanders’-Style Comedy About Children’s Show […]ABC’s very Office-esque Muppets show debuts on the network next month, and now NBC is stepping in to get a piece of the puppet comedy pie. […]
  25. puppets
    Joseph Gordon-Levitt Is the Fraggle Rock Movie SaviorHe’ll star and produce in the live-action musical puppet movie.
  26. The Paul Tompkins-Hosted ‘No, You Shut Up!’ Premieres on Fusion Tomorrow […]Fusion’s political puppet talk show No, You Shut Up! hosted by Paul F. Tompkins is returning to the network for a third season tomorrow night. […]
  27. ABC Is Developing Another Autobiographical Sitcom, This Time with PuppetsAutobiographical sitcoms continue to dominate the major networks’ development slates, but the latest addition comes with a twist: Puppets. […]
  28. Wyatt Cenac: Standup, Writer, Puppet AficionadoWyatt Cenac is best known as being a correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, as well as writing for King of The Hill. He’s also been […]
  29. galliano
    Galliano’s Tell-All Interview Adapted for StageWith PUPPETS.
  30. puppets
    The Arcade Fire SNL Concert Might Be Kind of CreepyThe puppet heads are back.
  31. sad things
    Grown Man Offering $300 Reward for Missing Alien Puppet“PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.”
  32. This Is What ‘Community’s Puppet Episode Will Look Like Here’s a preview of next week’s episode of Community, which is an all-puppet episode that also features Jason Alexander because why not?
  33. ‘Community’ Is Doing a Puppet Episode The Community cast appeared at a panel in Los Angeles last night to talk about the show, and they revealed that there’s an upcoming theme […]
  34. puppets
    Community Is Doing a Puppet EpisodeAll puppets, plus Jason Alexander.
  35. Nerdist Debuts Neil Patrick Harris’s New Web Series ‘Neil’s Puppet Dreams’ The Nerdist YouTube network dropped a new web series today. Called “Neil’s Puppet Dreams,” it stars Neil Patrick Harris and a bunch of […]
  36. neil’s puppet dreams
    Neil Patrick Harris’s New Web SeriesOh, hi, Joe Manganiello!
  37. Kyle Kinane Spends a Depressing Few Days with a Worse, More Racist Jeff […] “How much food can you fit on an ironing board?” Kyle Kinane always asks the perfect questions. It must’ve been quite a contrast seeing Kyle […]
  38. Henson is Producing a Show of British Puppets for British Humans If you liked the above video, you are in luck because the BBC is going to be airing a new Jim Henson Company produced puppet program (or […]
  39. Left Handed Radio: ‘Rue Britannia’The Left Handed Radio crew performs an audio love-letter to merry old England. On this live episode, sketches include: Fancy a soak?, an open […]
  40. documentaries
    Watch Hands of God, a Documentary About Christian PuppeteersSinners come in all shapes and sizes, including felt!
  41. You Ready for a Film Noir Puppet Comedy From Jim Henson’s Son?Yeah, you read that headline right. Jim Henson’s son Brian Henson is directing a film noir comedy with puppets called The Happytime Murders. It […]
  42. requiem for a dream
    See Requiem for a Dream Re-created With PuppetsEllen Burstyn looks … weird.
  43. Wayne White Is Worth Admiring In the Beauty Is Embarrassing Documentary Here’s the trailer for Beauty Is Embarrassing, a documentary about artist and Pee Wee’s Playhouse set designer and voice actor Wayne White, […]
  44. Trade Roundup: Jack Black, Jim HensonSyfy’s getting into comedy with its purchase of Ghost Ghirls, a paranormal parody that’s executive produced by Jack Black. Lady improvisoirs […]
  45. pickup lines
    NBC Making a Puppet Sitcom With the Jim Henson CompanyMuppet fever!
  46. Elmo’s Puppeteer Finally Speaks In Regular VoiceLook no further than this interview with Elmo’s puppeteer Kevin Clash if you want to know which celebrities cry when they guest star on Sesame […]
  47. puppets
    Hipster Muppet Clothes Have Arrived!Courtesy of Opening Ceremony. Who else?
  48. clickables
    Watch a Large, Drunk Puppet Stumble Around IrelandHis name is Arthur.
  49. clickables
    Watch a Bizarre Halftime Show Starring Village People PuppetsBizarre, but actually somewhat impressive?
  50. The Simpsons Puppet Segment Is…Something Here’s a segment from last night’s Simpsons in which the animation is replaced by puppets. It’s sort of like that Halloween episode that had […]
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