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Brian Henson says he wishes he’d fired Kermit performer 13 years ago

The controversy around Kermit The Frog actor Steve Whitmire’s firing continues to be brought to you by the letter “O” and the syllables “-h shit, it’s getting nasty,” with Jim Henson Company chairman Brian Henson getting even more specific today about accusations of unprofessional behavior against Whitmire during his…

Jim Henson’s son to direct R-rated puppet movie with Jamie Foxx

It’s been nearly a year since we last heard from The Happytime Murders, Brian Henson’s attempt to interest audiences in the “puppets that fuck” genre pioneered by directors like Peter Jackson, Charlie Kaufman, and Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Now the movie—an R-rated comedy noir set in a world where humans and puppets…

The Muppetiest episode so far gets stalled by a celebrity cameo

In many ways, “Pig’s In A Blackout” is the Muppetiest of The Muppets’ episodes so far, mostly towards the end. After a visit to a spa retreat does little to quell Kermit’s ever-mounting stress with overseeing Up Late With Miss Piggy, he finds solace in two places that come straight from The Muppet Movie. The first is…