Tag: Jim Henson


Here's the new Kermit voice--- NOPE.

Well Disney has finally released a new video with the new Kermit voice actor and I can sum it up with four words- I DON’T LIKE IT.   It is very different then Jim Henson’s and also Steve Whitmire’s…and in my humble opinion it just isn’t good. I do have to admit it  was very smart of Disney to push back this video letting the anger surrounding Steve Whitmire’s firing settle down but Muppet fans don’t forget and Muppet fans will definitely have opinions on this change. Not only was the voice......

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The Dark Crystal Prequel/sequel rumor has been around for ages but NETFLIX has stepped up and it is REAL!!!! Few people have inspired me as much as Jim Henson, he formed my childhood and Dark Crystal is at the top of the list of movies that had me in awe. Us fans of everything Dark Crystal will finally get what we’ve wanted a continuation of that story and in puppet form. PLEASE BE GOOD PLEASE BE GOOD PLEASE BE GOOD. I cannot even begin to tell you how excited I am for......

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Jane Henson, wife of Jim Henson passes away

Jane Henson, who worked alongside Jim on just about everything Muppet including training the muppeteers we love to this day has passed away. She was 78 years old, she died in her Connecticut home following a battle with cancer. I was lucky enough to meet her at the one and only Muppetfest and she was delightful. She smiled when she spoke of her time with Jim and the rest of the Muppeteers and she kept Jim’s vision alive years after he tragically passed on. Rest in peace Jane....

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September 24, 2011

Happy 75th Birthday, Jim Henson

Jim Henson was, is and always will be one of my heroes. He has always been a part of my life from my first days of watching Sesame Street, to the Muppet Show, from Dark Crystal to all the Muppet movies including the new one. Jim Henson should still be with us but thanks to those that knew and loved him he always will. Today would have been his 75th birthday and to celebrate it I will show you some of my favorite moments....

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