Earlier this summer, Steve Whitmire, the man who had performed and voiced Kermit the Frog since the passing of creator Jim Henson, was fired. It was a complex situation that ultimately meant one thing for fans: a new Kermit was coming. And, today, we finally got our first listen.
Last week, two Muppet fan communities jointly reported a shocking turn of events: After decades of playing some of the franchise’s most recognizable characters, including Kermit the Frog, veteran puppeteer Steve Whitmire had been fired. Muppets Studio later confirmed the news, simply telling Gizmodo and other outlets…
We can't get enough of Hillary White's mashups of classic fine arts with pop culture. In her latest series, she turns her wily brush to portraitures, with monsters, Muppets, villains, and superheroes as her subjects.
You might want to avert your eyes if the thought of any harm coming to the beloved Muppet and claymation characters of childhood. Redditor Wizzer2801 posted these "horribly cute" creations his wife has been stitching up, and promises there's a store in the works. I hope they get it online soon, because my floor could…
Technology and non-human lifeforms are not mutually exclusive things. And in a very poignant, hard-hitting interview with USA Today, the de facto leader of the Muppets, Kermit the Frog, sat down to discuss his favorite and least favorite technologies.
It would be easy to ruin the Muppets: Just make them modern. Why do the Muppets have so much staying power? They're real. They actually exist. Felt and batting in the era of CGI.
I'm so ready to watch this movie already. We've seen official and unofficial trailers before but here's the latest loaded with plot juiciness! The Muppets aren't famous anymore! Kermit gets mistaken for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle! London! Paris! Singing chickens! NPH! Walter?
Look, punk us once, shame on you. Punk us twice, this time with a Green Lantern teaser trailer and, well, just watch this right now.
In the late 1960s, IBM turned to a little-known director and puppeteer named Jim Henson. What they wanted were short films to help train and entertain their sales staff. What they got were the Muppets, in all their absurd glory.
The saddest thing about the extinction of landlines and corded phones is the death of brilliant novelty phones: Here, Kermit, kicked back so he looks remiss without a cigarette dangling from his mouth, cradles the handset over his legs. [Wired]
Kermit: "See? It fits." True. And here's the proof. Like I said in Twitter, this is the funniest and wrongest image you will see this month. Probably this year.
PopSci got their hands on this 2.5-ton home-built frogtruck, a 260-horsepower treaded monster which is the first-ever amphibious vehicle that can fully retract its drive assembly. The path for the perfect amphibian truck was as hard as the ones this thing can now travel through at 30mph: the mud flats, bogs, ice…