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Clive James: Talk Show Host, Poet, TV Critic, Passes Away Aged 80

Remembering Clive James: UK Talk Show Host, Poet, & TV Critic

We lost two giants of British Culture this week – and Clive James was definitely that, losing his battle with cancer ten years after his diagnosis. He was a prolific broadcaster, talk show host, writer, poet, essayist and critic with an easy, wisecracking and hilarious voice. He was a TV mainstay for any of us […]


The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance | Comic-Con 2019 Sneak Peek | Netflix

“Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance” Is The Height Of Puppet Tradecraft

In advance of the Netflix Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Hall H panel here at San Diego Comic-Con, key members of the cast and crew sat down to chat with the press. Executive Producer Lisa Henson, Director Louis Leterrier, and star Taron Egerton took questions on topics that ranged from pre-production to singing. The most […]

Sesame Street Collectors: Own a Life Size Cookie Monster Thanks to Haslab

Sesame Street Collectors: Own a Life Size Cookie Monster Thanks to Haslab

Sesame Street fans, we don’t often get to say this, but your day has come. After months of speculation to what the next Haslab project from Hasbro would be, we now know. After the huge success they had with Jabba’s Sail Barge, their next project will in fact be a life size version of Cookie […]

Diamond Select is Bringing a TON of Exclusives to SDCC This Year

Diamond Select is Bringing a TON of Exclusives to SDCC This Year

Diamond Select will have so many SDCC exclusives at this years show it will make your head spin. Ghostbusters figures, Marvel Gallery statues and busts, a Harley Quinn statue, Vinimates galore, Pacific Rim and Muppets figures, Star Trek ships, Star Wars Gentle Giant busts, and so much more. This may be the most exclusives DST […]

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[Rumor] The Muppets Take Disney+, New Shorts Coming to Streaming Service

It makes perfect sense to us that Disney+ would be bringing the beloved The Muppets franchise to their new streaming service. Back in February, there were rumblings that this was the case, and new reports are echoing this with some additional information. The original report was that The Muppets were headed to Disney+ in some type of […]

Grover/F-Bomb Debacle Update: Frank Oz Wants You to Stop Projecting Onto Muppets

UPDATE: At a time when the nation finds itself hopelessly adrift in a moral quandry caused by the alleged foul-mouthness of Grover aka Grover Kent (see original reporting below), a voice filled with (appropriately enough) Yoda-like wisdom offered his ruling on the matter – which we can now classify “Case Closed” (for now). That’s right, […]

Fallout From Grover/F-Bomb Debacle: Will Sesame Street Get 7 Second Delay?

And after all these years, we thought it was Oscar who had the trash mouth… Apparently nostalgic for the good old days of debating dress colors (don’t act like you weren’t a part of that, too), an already embattled nation found themselves at both a moral and existential crossroads (not sure if that’s even possible, […]


Kidding Season 1, Episode 8/9 ‘Philliam’/’Lt. Pickles’ Stumbles a Bit, Sticks Landing (REVIEW)

Welcome to Bleeding Cool’s weekly review of the first season of Showtime‘s Kidding as we take a look at the freshman series’ eighth and ninth episodes, ‘Philliam’/’Lt. Pickles.’ The dramedy marks Jim Carrey‘s (The Truman Show) return to television in a series regular role, teaming with his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind helmer and series director Michel Gondry on the 10-episode season. It’s not […]

Kidding Season 1, Episode 10 ‘Some Day’: The Pickles Hits the Fan (PREVIEW)

It’s not exactly front page news to say that Showtime Kidding‘s Jeff “Mr. Pickles” Piccirillo’s (Jim Carrey) has some serious issues to work through: a year after his son Phil’s tragic death, Jeff finds his personal and Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time lives playing not-so-nicely with each other and everyone – especially dad/producer Seb (Frank Langella) – is getting concerned. But for […]

Kidding Season 1, Episode 9 ‘Lt. Pickles’: Jill Plays Devil’s Advocate (PREVIEW)

It’s not exactly front page news to say that Showtime Kidding‘s Jeff “Mr. Pickles” Piccirillo’s (Jim Carrey) has some serious issues to work through: a year after his son Phil’s tragic death, Jeff finds his personal and Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time lives playing not-so-nicely with each other and everyone – especially dad/producer Seb (Frank Langella) – is getting concerned. But for […]

Kidding Season 1, Episode 8 ‘Philliam’: Seb’s Guide to Making Baseball a Full Contact Sport (PREVIEW)

It’s not exactly front page news to say that Showtime Kidding‘s Jeff “Mr. Pickles” Piccirillo’s (Jim Carrey) has some serious issues to work through: a year after his son Phil’s tragic death, Jeff finds his personal and Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time lives playing not-so-nicely with each other and everyone – especially dad/producer Seb (Frank Langella) – is getting concerned. But for […]

Kidding Season 1, Episode 7 ‘Kintsugi’: Imperfectly Perfect in Every Way

Welcome to Bleeding Cool’s weekly review of the first season of Showtime‘s Kidding as we take a look at the inaugural run’s seventh episode ‘Kintsugi.’ The dramedy marks Jim Carrey‘s (The Truman Show) return to television in a series regular role, teaming with his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind helmer and series director Michel […]

Kidding Season 1, Episode 7 ‘Kintsugi’: “Mr. Pickles-san” Pays a Visit (PREVIEW)

It’s not exactly front page news to say that Showtime Kidding‘s Jeff “Mr. Pickles” Piccirillo’s (Jim Carrey) has some serious issues to work through: a year after his son Phil’s tragic death, Jeff finds his personal and Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time lives playing not-so-nicely with each other and everyone – especially dad/producer Seb (Frank Langella) – […]


Kidding s01e06 ‘The Cookie’: Jeff’s Identity Crisis Has Some Company (REVIEW)

Welcome to Bleeding Cool’s weekly review of the first season of Showtime‘s Kidding as we take a look at the freshman season’s sixth episode ‘The Cookie.’ The dramedy marks Jim Carrey‘s (The Truman Show) return to television in a series regular role, teaming with his Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind helmer and series director […]

Kidding: Jeff Meets The Lipinski Sisters and Their…”Tara-keet”??? (PREVIEW)

It’s not exactly front page news to say that Jeff “Mr. Pickles” Piccirillo’s (Jim Carrey) has some serious issues: a year after his son Phil’s tragic death, Jeff finds his personal and Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time lives playing not-so-nicely with each other and everyone – especially dad/producer Seb (Frank Langella) – is getting concerned. But […]

Kidding: Jim Carrey, Michel Gondry’s Showtime Dramedy Renewed for Season 2

Looks like we’re in for an extended stay at Mr. Pickles’ Puppet Time, with Showtime giving an official thumbs-up for a second season of Jim Carrey (The Truman Show) and Michel Gondry‘s (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) dramedy Kidding. With the series’ inaugural season set to wrap on November 11, the Dave Holstein-created series will […]