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It should come as no surprise that I would be posting about Puppet Heap. I have before, and chances are I will again. I truly love Puppet Heap’s style, the quality and the thought put into their productions, and now…their TOYS! Toy puppets, in general, do not catch my attention, but Puppet Heap’s new line [...]
I don’t know about you people out there in Internet Land, but I just love Puppet Heap shorts. Love the style. Love the mood. Love the simplicity. Check out their latest series of shorts – I Knew an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. Here’s the first episode, to get you started. Watch the rest [...]
Swazzle is casting NY/Tri-State Area hand and rod puppeteers for a live show that will premiere at FAO Schwarz on 5th Avenue beginning in September. The show will be promoting the “Juno Baby” brand, which is a series of children’s DVDs featuring a cast of puppets who teach the wonders of music. Performances will take [...]
Puppet Heap has released “Exit Row”, a new comedy web series that joins two air sickness bags, Ralph and Chuck, as they grapple with everything from love, betrayal, friendship, identity, in-flight etiquette, and life ad nauseum from the perspective of a seat back pocket. Puppeteers James Godwin (Chapelle’s Show, The Muppets, Henson’s Stuffed and Unstrung) [...]
Goodnight Harvey is the latest short film produced by IFYW, a collaboration of Josh Self, Orlando Rivera II, and Derek Iaea, and soon to be on the film festival circuit this summer. The film follows “Sam, a puppet skinner’s apprentice, who must confront the realities of his profession when a puppet named Harvey wakes up [...]
It’s Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Raven” as you’ve never experienced it before! Philip Hatter (Thistledown Puppets) and Alex Lucas (Mad Flamingo Media) have cleverly created an ebook of the famous poem specifically designed for Amazon’s Kindle. The unique thing about this book is that all the illustrations, 40 of them in all, are actually photos [...]
Check this hilarious T-shirt on shirt.woot.com. Yes, one of these is already in my closet.
Sesame Street celebrates its 40th anniversary today! So take out a little time and remember some of your favorite Sesame Street moments…there’s plenty from which to choose. Here’s one of my all-time favorites. What’s yours?
“Can you tell me how to get to…?” is a question near and dear to the hearts of Sesame Street and Google fans alike. As we all know, Novemeber 10, 2009 marks Sesame Street’s 40th anniversary. Happy anniversary! In celebration, starting November 4th, Google has incorporated a famous character from “the Street” in their logo. [...]