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Neil Gaiman, Jim Henson Company Revamping 'The Storyteller' at Fremantle

One of the great unsung pieces of Jim Henson's long and wonderful legacy is The Storyteller, a live-action series from 1987 blending the magic of the Muppets with lore and legends from around the world. The story goes that Henson based the series off daughter Lisa Henson's studies of myths and folktales, resulting in a […]

It's Christmas Time In These Delightful Emmet Otter Outtakes

Emmet Otter's Jugband Christmas might be my favorite Christmas special (that's actually of quality). I remember first seeing it at a neighbor's house because he had HBO and shouted across to my window that the Muppets were on TV. Kermit the Frog introduced the story, based on the book by by Russell Hoban and Lillian […]

Dark Crystal Fizzgig Puppet For Sale At Auction

The Los Angeles Times reports one of the puppets used in Jim Henson's 1982 film The Dark Crystal is up for auction at the Prop Store event in London, England on September 23rd. Fizzgig, a dog-rodent thing, followed main characters Jen and Kira on their journey to the castle of the Skesis to restore the […]