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Filed under 'muppets'

September 19, 2011

February 16, 2011

Letters of Note: I love my Muppet life

Several letters written by Jim Henson and other muppety folks. Wonderful stuff.

January 27, 2011

Muppet Balloon Animals

Best thing I’ve seen all week.

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December 1, 2010

Minimalist Muppets


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August 26, 2010

"Muppet Names"

I love the center intersection

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Xbox LIVE Marketplace | The Muppets

I barely even play XBox Live any more, and I feel compelled to splash out on these. I want that “The Muppet Show” t-shirt in real life!

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June 30, 2010

The Muppet Movie 1978--On The Set!

Behind the scenes photos from the set dresser on the first Muppet movie.

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April 23, 2010

Muppets wedding cupcakes

Raw amazing. My life will not be complete until I get to eat a Two Snooth cupcake.

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March 18, 2010

Ignite NYC: What Would Kermit Do?

Another great Ignite talk — Deanna Zandt reminds the grown-ups of all the important life lessons tucked into The Muppet Movie.

January 7, 2010

Muppets with Jimmy Fallon - One

Even my reasonably strong dislike for Jimmy Fallon couldn’t stop me loving the little outtake of him rehearsing with the Muppets.

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November 24, 2009

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody

This just makes me so, so happy!

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October 27, 2008

I got me a whatnot

I got me a whatnot

Spent some birthday cash creating my own custom Muppet Whatnot on the FAO Schwartz website. I'm thoroughly excited at the prospect of having a Muppet of my very own.

Unrelated: I am 32.

October 10, 2008

the unbridgeable velvet gap between generation x and generation 5 year old

“Ada: Is it the Muppet show?
Me: No, the Muppet movie!
Ada: Oh man. That’s even worse.”

October 8, 2008

The Muppet Newsflash: Whatnot Workshop Opens this Month

Wicked awesome — FAO Schwartz has created a Build-a-Bear-like experience for creating “Whatnot” Muppets (the random background artistes of the Muppet world). The at-home experience is particularly clever — you get a set of cards and vinyl clings, put together the Muppet you want, send it in, and they make and ship you your Muppet. Note to my family: Yes, this is what I want for my Christmas.

July 21, 2008

The Muppets Unleash More Viral Videos onto the Web

So great to see the Muppet company having fun with the medium of YouTube. Incredibly reminiscent of the old musical numbers on The Muppet Show.

August 15, 2007

YouTube: Of Muppets and Men

The whole of a *fantastic* behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of The Muppet Show.

May 3, 2007

YouTube - Pulp Muppets

Why have I not seen this until now? Beautifully-made pitch-perfect re-casting of Pulp Fiction with Muppets. Sam the Eagle *is* Christopher Walken.

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April 19, 2007

Toys "R" Us - Beaker Muppets 18" Posable Plush

Love the “features” on this. (Found while playing around on the renamed “Google Product Search”)

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November 20, 2006

Muppet Central News - Jokes Kermit wouldn't dare say

“Puppet Up” — a recording of the Jim Henson Company’s puppet improv show — will be shown tonight on TBS. Improv on TV never quite works, but I’ll be watching this regardless.

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September 12, 2006

YouTube - The Muppet Show - Beaker Sings

One of the best Muppet Show clips ever. Beaker performs “Feelings”

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August 6, 2006

YouTube - wilkins coffee 1

A massive collection of the “Wilkins and Wontkins” coffee commercials made by Jim Henson in the late 50s. Splendidly violent!

About This Site

This is an archive of groovmother.com, the old blog run by Rod Begbie — A Scottish geek who lives in San Francisco, CA.

I'm the co-founder of Sōsh, your handy-dandy guide for things to do in San Francisco this weekend.