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DregNog Video Advent Calendar, Day #2: Meet Meteora, the deadliest Christmas Muppet


Ah yes, Meteora. I battled her years ago: she burst into my living room and unleashed a storm of aluminum asteroids that pummeled me and...
By Infinite Santa 8000  |  December 07, 2010
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Puppet pageants

In the beginning, there was Kermit. Not Kermit the Frog — not just yet. That would come nearly 15 years later.
The influential art of Jim Henson and Peter Schumann
By GREG COOK  |  May 07, 2010
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Photos: Jim Henson's Fantastic World

Photos from Jim Henson's Fantastic World at the National Heritage Museum
At the National Heritage Museum through June 27, 2010
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  May 07, 2010
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Tall stories

The Institute of Contemporary Art gets down and dirty this spring with Mexican artist Jerónimo López Ramírez, who's better known as DR. LAKRA — or, as they might say in his home of Oaxaca, "Dr. Delinquent."
Puppets, painted poetry, and the Kennedys
By GREG COOK  |  March 12, 2010
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Fresh fruit and vegetables

The bleakest months of New England winter are ahead of us, so the prospect of leaving your toasty house to see art may not be at the top of your to-do list.
A winter crop of art
By GREG COOK  |  January 01, 2010

DregNog Video Advent Calendar: Day #6 - A Muppet Medley


1. The Christmas ToyLike most vintage made-for-TV Christmas specials, 1986 Henson deep cut The Christmas Toy walks a shaky tightrope between delightfully whimsical and just...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 19, 2009


Crossword: ''Shrinkage''


A few inches have been lost.
By MATT JONES  |  September 17, 2008
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Strings attached

FirstWorks is going year-round.
FirstWorks sends in the puppets
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 15, 2008
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What is Filk?

Filk’s not so much a genre as a state of being.
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the DIURNAL atmospheric DISEQUILIBRIUM
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  March 20, 2008

Crossword: ''I curse you''


But I'm keeping it nice.
By MATT JONES  |  December 19, 2007
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Masters of Muppets

Here are some of our fave muppet musical moments.
The 20 best musical moments on the original Muppet Show .
By CARLY CARIOLI AND RYAN STEWART  |  August 27, 2007


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Labyrinth

Of course I imagined I was Jennifer Connelly.
David Bowie in tights
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 27, 2007

Blood, felt, and rock and roll, day eight

A visit to the Museum of Puppetry leads unexpectedly to an upgrade from Purgatory to Hell.
One way ticket to Hell . . . and back
By HARRY & THE POTTERS AND UNCLE MONSTERFACE  |  April 07, 2006