#Fascinating Facts

Here’s Everything The ’90s Kid In You Didn’t Know About The Original ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Movie

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You might have loved the 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie as a kid, but Jim Henson kind of hated it.

TWIN PEAKS

‘Twin Peaks’ Meets ‘The Muppets’ Is The Odd Mashup Your Evil Doppelganger Has Always Wanted

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Justin Lawrence DeVine combines his love for 'Twin Peaks' with 'The Muppets' in this fantastic artwork.

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John Henson, The Voice Of Sweetums the Ogre, Is Dead At 48

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John Henson, the youngest son of Muppets creator Jim Henson, passed away at 48.

#Star Wars

Remembering Better Times: 10 Pictures That Prove George Lucas Used To Be One Cool Dude

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George Lucas didn't always used to be the sad sad man you see today...

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Chick Fil-A is making fake profiles to defend them now

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The back and forth between Chick Fil-A and The Jim Henson Company continues this week, after Henson CEO Lisa Henson <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2012/07/the-muppets-end-chick-fil-a-partnership-over-their-anti-gay-stance" target="_blank">announced</a> she was pulling Muppets toys from Chick Fil-A in response to Chick Fil-A President Dan Cathy's <a href="http://www.bpnews.net/BPnews.asp?ID=38271" target="_blank">comments</a> in support of "the biblical definition of the family unit," and Chick Fil-A's continued support of anti-gay marriage organizations.

MUPPETS

The Muppets end Chick Fil-A partnership over their anti-gay stance

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I like to think of "anti-gay stance" as a humorous visual, but there's nothing funny about discrimination.

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The Muppets Blooper Reel Is Phenomenal

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We've known for a few years that <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2010/06/weinstein-co-says-fraggle-rock-script-not-edgy-enough">a Fraggle Rock movie was in the works</a>, but it was revealed this week that the movie that was supposed to be released in 2009 <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/31/fraggle-rock-movie-rango-writers_n_1558840.html">finally has writers</a>.

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Jim Henson's Pitch For 'The Muppet Show' Is Brilliant, Delightful

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I meant to post the video below on Friday but got caught up in Good Friday bacchanalia (just kidding) and totally forgot.

short films

Watch Jim Henson's 1963 short film, Robot

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In this 1963 short film recently unearthed by the <a href="http://techchannel.att.com/showpage.cfm?ATT-Archives" target="_blank">AT&T Archives</a>, a then-27-year-old Jim Henson created for a Bell System seminar given to business owners, this pithy take on the growing relationship between human businessmen and technology.

#ART

This Jim Henson Tribute Art Show Rainbow Connects With Our Hearts

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BEST BUDS by Mike Mitchell This weekend, Gallery Nucleus in Los Angeles opened "The Lovers, The Dreamers, and Me," a exhibition of Jim Henson tribute art to coincide with the release of <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/tag/the-muppets">The Muppets</a> and the news of a Henson biopic in development.

#PORNO

Awesome True Story: Muppets “Mahna Mahna” came from a 60s porno

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I was watching The Muppets movie the other day, and one of the very first questions I had about it was where the "Mahna Mahna" song came from.

Tale of Sand

Jim Henson’s ‘Tale of Sand’ Twenty Page Preview

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For Henson fans wanting to go on one last ride on the awesome rollercoaster of his imagination, the graphic novel 'Tale of Sand' looks like it'll give you the thrill you've been craving.

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The Amazing Story Of The Muppets, Post-Jim Henson

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As <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/06/the-new-muppet-trailer-has-fart-shoes">you may have heard</a>, Jason Segel is bringing back the Muppets.

#Comics

Trippy, Existential Jim Henson Script To Become Trippy, Existential Graphic Novel

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When you think Jim Henson, you think of something fun and entertaining.

Zombies

JIM HENSON’S RES. EVIL 5 (MUPPETS V. ZOMBIES)

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<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/04/jim-hensons-resident-evil-5"> I know I normally hate zombies and all, but "Jim Henson's Resident Evil 5" comes from <a href="http://Black20.com" target="_blank">Black20</a>, whom you may remember from their <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2009/01/the-best-fake-spirit-trailer-yet" target="_blank">fake Spirit trailer</a>, "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=5983" target="_blank">Quantum of Bonds</a>," or "<a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/?p=2232" target="_blank">Journey at the Center of The Earth</a>.

PUPPETS

‘HAPPYTOWN MURDERS’ MAKES ME HAPPY

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The Jim Henson Company has picked up a script for The Happytown Murders, a "comedic film noir murder mystery" to be directed by Brian Henson.


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