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Kermit the Frog Gives a TED Talk About Creativity & the Power of “Ridiculous Optimism”

In 2015, 3.8 billion years after “creativity emerged” out of “sheerest emptiness,” Kermit the Frog was tapped to give a talk on creativity at TEDxJackson. How did a local, one-day event manage to snag such a global icon? Roots. The famed frog’s creator, Jim Henson, spent his first decade in Mississippi (though Kermit was born of a ping pong ball and Henson’s mother’s old coat after the family relocated to Maryland.) The conference took place 15 years after Henson’s untimely death, ...
Tags: Facebook, Television, Mississippi, Maryland, College, Creativity, Peter Pan, Sam, TED Talks, Tinker Bell, Kermit, Blondie, Ken Robinson, Alfred North Whitehead, Jim Henson, Henson


Caldwell and Kearney cut it in Tenerife as McKibbin shows promise but bows out

Nicolai von Dellingshausen. Image: Getty Images Scoring was red-hot in the Tenerife Open, where Jonathan Caldwell shot a bogey-free, three-under 68 to lead the Irish challenge on eight-under-par at Golf Costa Adeje.He was tied for 20th, eight shots behind Germany's Nicolai Von Dellingshausen, who shot 62 to open up a three-shot lead over Pep Angles on...
Tags: Usa, England, Scotland, Germany, Spain, Sport, Austria, Ford, Golf, European Tour, Tenerife, Finland, Jordan, Lima, James, Wilson


‘Muppet Man’ Will Bring Jim Henson’s Life to the Big Screen in a Disney Biopic

Disney and The Jim Henson Company are teaming up to bring Jim Henson‘s incredible life to the big screen. The Jim Henson biopic Muppet Man is currently in development at Disney, with The Current War writer Michael Mitnick set to pen the story of the legendary puppeteer. Deadline reports that Michael Mitnick (The Current War, The Giver) has been set to write the Jim Henson biopic Muppet Man, rewriting a previous version of a script by Adrift scribes Aaron and Jordan Kandell. Henson’s daughter...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Benedict Cumberbatch, Disney, Netflix, Muppets, Deadline, True Story, Thomas Edison, Lisa Henson, Aaron, Jim-Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Big Screen, Mitnick


Muppet Man Will Bring Jim Henson's Life Story to the Big Screen

A long-awaited project for the Jim Henson Company is finally taking a step toward production: Muppet Man, a biopic of puppeteering legend Jim Henson (The Muppets, Fraggle Rock, Sesame Street, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth), has a writer aboard to pen a script about Henson’s remarkable career.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Sesame Street, Disney, Puppeteers, The Muppets, Lisa Henson, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Human Interest, Michael Mitnick, The Jim Henson Company, Jerry Nelson, Fraggle Rock, The Muppet Show


Duff Goldman teaches cooking and science in ‘Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time’

He’s written “Super Good Baking for Kids,” hosted the “Kids Baking Championship” series, and now celebrity chef Duff Goldman will star in a Discovery+ show for families in collaboration with Food Network, “Duff’s Happy Fun Bake Time.” Like Michelle Obama’s Netflix series, “Waffles + Mochi,” the program’s aim is teaching children about food; Goldman, a professional baker, will explain the science behind his mouthwatering recipes designed to be fun for kids to make at home. Celebrity chef Duff...
Tags: Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Netflix, Things To Do, Soccer, Michelle Obama, Goldman, Baltimore, Edgar, Irvine, Henson, Duff, Jim Henson Company, Duff Goldman, Charm City Cakes


Rusty Dunne keen to "get back in the swing" after making first cut for eight months

Paul Dunne Paul Dunne is just seven shots off the lead in the Austrian Golf Open but the Greystones man is just relieved to have made his first cut for almost eight months as he bids to get his career back on the rails.After losing his card in 2019, then undergoing hand surgery before playing just seven events in 2020 as the pandemic took hold, the fo...
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‘The Dark Crystal’ is Coming Back – as a Ballet

While the pain of the The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance‘s cancelation still hasn’t faded (we deserve season 2, Netflix!) Jim Henson‘s creation will live on in some way or another. This time as…a ballet? That’s right, a ballet take on The Dark Crystal is in the works, and is coming to London’s Royal Opera House for its 2021-2022 season. Prepare yourself for some dancing puppets. For its 2021-2022 season, the Royal Opera House in London is hosting an all-new, original ballet titled The Dark ...
Tags: London, Movies, Fantasy, Netflix, Royal Ballet, Stage, Brian, Royal Opera House, Wayne McGregor, Lucy Carter, Jim Henson, Henson, Wendy Froud, The-Dark-Crystal, Uzma Hameed, Wayne McGregor Based


‘The Muppet Show’ on Disney+ Makes It Clear: It’s Time for Variety Shows to Stage a Comeback

A few weeks ago, Disney+ took a big step forward in terms of what shows it presents to audiences worldwide. Although most audiences were spending each Friday talking about the latest installment of WandaVision , that nine-episode limited series pales in comparison to the long-awaited arrival of The Muppet Show . All five seasons of the late-1970s variety show (save for two episodes from the fifth season) are available to stream on Disney+, with only a handful of episodes being slightly sho...
Tags: Star Wars, Movies, Nbc, Abc, John Oliver, Disney, Features, Muppets, Broadway, Hugh Jackman, Steve Martin, Sylvester Stallone, Joel Mchale, Trevor Noah, Samantha Bee, Martin Short


‘The Muppet Show’ is Now on Disney+ – Here Are the 12 Best Episodes

It’s a good day, friends, and that’s because after years of waiting,  The Muppet Show  is finally available to watch in full on home media. Though The Walt Disney Company has had the rights to the Muppets for a long time, it only ever released on DVD the first three seasons of the ’70s-era variety show that turned the felt creations of Jim Henson and friends into worldwide sensations. Now, you can watch all five seasons streaming on Disney+. (It’s worth noting that music clearance rights often...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, John Cleese, Robin Hood, Tim Burton, Disney, Vincent Price, Features, Muppets, Harry Belafonte, Williams, Elton John, Walt Disney Company, Steve Martin, John


Witness the Birth of Kermit the Frog in Jim Henson’s Live TV Show, Sam and Friends (1955)

Long before “green” became synonymous with eco-friendly products and production, an 18-year-old Jim Henson created a puppet who would go on to become the color’s most celebrated face from his mother’s cast-off green felt coat and a single ping pong ball. Kermit debuted in black and white in the spring of 1955 as an ensemble member of Sam and Friends, a live television show comprised of five-minute episodes that the talented Henson had been tapped to write and perform, following some earl...
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The Quarantine Stream: Stop the Presses! ‘The Great Muppet Caper’ is Wonderful

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: The Great Muppet Caper Where You Can Stream It: Disney+ The Pitch: Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo inexplicably play journalists in this movie. When they botch the reporting of a jewel heist, they must travel to London and interview the famous fashion designer whose jewels were ripped off in order to solve the case. Romance,...
Tags: Comedy, London, Movies, Features, Musical, Kermit, Diana Rigg, Jim-Henson, Henson, Mystery/Suspense, Family Films, Charles Grodin, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream, The Great Muppet Caper, Busby Berkeley Esther Williams


The Muppet Show: All 5 Seasons of Classic Sitcom Coming to Disney+

The Muppet Show: All Five Seasons of Classic Sitcom Coming to Disney+ Disney+ has announced that all five seasons of Jim Henson’s classic 70s comedy series The Muppet Show will officially be available for streaming on making Friday, February 19, 2021. This marks the series’ streaming debut after nearly 40 years since it concluded its run on CBS in 1981. In addition, the streamer has also released a preview of The Muppet Show‘s original theme song, which you can check out below! RELATED: Dise...
Tags: TV, Movies, Disney, Muppets, TV News, Cbs, Walt Disney Company, Mark Hamill, Kermit, Walter, Patrick Dempsey, Waldorf, Jim Henson, Henson, Disney Disney, Kermit The Frog


Taraji P. Henson-Led Empire Spinoff Not Moving Forward at Fox

Taraji P. Henson-Led Empire Spinoff Not Moving Forward at Fox It has been more than four months since we’ve last heard an update about the development of Taraji P. Henson’s Empire spinoff series, and now Deadline brings word that the project is officially no longer moving forward at Fox. However, the Oscar-nominated actress along with 20th Television are currently trying to shop the potential series to other Disney-owed outlets such as ABC and Hulu. PB =...
Tags: Hbo, TV, Movies, Danai Gurira, Abc, Disney, Fox, TV News, Empire, Hulu, Taraji P. Henson, Lupita Nyong, Cookie Lyon, Danny Strong, Henson, Mayim Bialik


‘Empire’ Cookie Spinoff Starring Taraji P. Henson Not Moving Forward at Fox

The potential “Empire” spinoff centered on Cookie Lyon starring Taraji P. Henson is not moving ahead at Fox, Variety has learned. The spinoff was first announced as being in development back in July, part of a first-look deal Henson had signed with studio 20th Television. Details on the series were sparse at the time it […]
Tags: News, Fox, Empire, Taraji P. Henson, Cookie Lyon, Henson, Fox Variety


COVID winter is coming, talk about your mental health.

A lonely university student takes a socially distanced exam in Belgium. ERIC LALMAND/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images Pandemic life is probably going to get much worse this winter before it gets even a little better. So it's time to take care of your mental health.  A new Gallup poll shows Americans' mental health is in its worst state since the company began recording such data in 2001. And one-in-four young adults have considered suicide in the past year.  There's still too much shame, par...
Tags: UK, New York, US, America, Trends, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gallup, Taraji P Henson, Don, Henson, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Belga, Facebook Watch, Anthony L Fisher, Belgium ERIC LALMAND, University of Washington s School of Medicine


We need talk about our mental health crisis before the worst of COVID winter hits

A lonely university student takes a socially distanced exam in Belgium. ERIC LALMAND/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images Pandemic life is probably going to get much worse this winter before it gets even a little better. So it's time to take care of your mental health.  A new Gallup poll shows Americans' mental health is in its worst state since the company began recording such data in 2001. And one-in-four young adults have considered suicide in the past year.  There's still too much shame, par...
Tags: UK, New York, US, America, Trends, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gallup, Taraji P Henson, Don, Henson, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Belga, Facebook Watch, Anthony L Fisher, Belgium ERIC LALMAND, University of Washington s School of Medicine


Long-Lost ‘Muppet Christmas Carol’ Song Has Been Rediscovered and Will Be Included in 4K Release

The lost song cut from The Muppet Christmas Carol is lost no more. “When Love is Gone,” a ballad sung to a young Scrooge by his fiancée Belle (Meredith Braun), was originally cut from the theatrical release of the film due to Disney feeling it wouldn’t appeal to younger viewers, but was kept in the film for the VHS and LaserDisc releases. However, when The Muppet Christmas Carol made the transition to modern home media and streaming, the full version featuring the song was lost and only the the...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Bbc, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Belle, Carol, Scrooge, Henson, Disney/Pixar, Soundtracks, Family Films, Brian Henson, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Belle Meredith Braun, Scrooge Michael Caine


CS Interview: Mark Webber & Teresa Palmer on The Place of No Words

Mark Webber & Teresa Palmer Discuss The Place of No Words If you’re looking for a genuinely moving, heartfelt movie experience, check out Mark Webber’s The Place of No Words, a film that toes the line between fantasy and reality as it reflects on life, death and everything in-between. The film is now available to purchase or rent on streaming platforms and to commemorate the occasion, ComingSoon.net sat down with Webber (who also stars in the film) and co-star Teressa Palmer, who discussed t...
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CS Guide to Amazon’s Prime Day Deals For October 13 & 14!

CS Guide to Amazon’s Prime Day Deals For October 13 & 14! The deals are here! Before Black Friday hits next month, Amazon is throwing a huge Prime Day sale, and ComingSoon.net will be updating throughout both days for things like movies, games, electronics and more! Check out all the deals below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; admiralCookie = read...
Tags: Amazon, Elsa, TV, Movies, Horror, Samsung, Sony, Nintendo, TV News, Sherlock Holmes, Dvd, Zelda, Dolby Vision, Toshiba, Hdr, Alexa


The October bar exam in major jurisdictions like New York and California saw technical glitches for some test-takers — but the exam provider said 98% of users logged in successfully

Some test-takers experienced glitches and other technical issues that prevented the online bar exam from going completely smoothly. Cavan Images/Getty An estimated 40,000 rising lawyers started a multiday bar exam today, which is being administered remotely for most of them after months of delay because of the pandemic. Some examinees complained of glitches, lags, and other technical issues on the test, which is being run by ExamSoft, a Texas test-taking software company. Others complained...
Tags: New York, Texas, California, Trends, Macbook, Arizona, Dc, Indiana University, Harvard Law School, Henson, Cavan, Latham Watkins, New York California, Diehl, ExamSoft, Widener University Commonwealth Law School


The 100 best horror movies of all time, according to critics

"Get Out" Justin Lubin/Universal Studios With Halloween a little more than a month away, Business Insider looked at Rotten Tomatoes' list of the best horror movies of all time. The list is based on Rotten Tomatoes' adjusted score that accounts for the variation in the number of reviews for the movies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Halloween is a little more than a month away, which means horror-movie season will be in full swing for fans of the genre over the next mon...
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘Labyrinth’ is Jim Henson’s Dark, Weird Trip Through Wonderland

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Movie: Labyrinth Where You Can Stream It: Amazon Prime The Pitch: Saddled with babysitting her baby half-brother Toby on a Friday night, 16-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) dreams of playing out her childhood fantasies, and accidentally wishes that Toby be taken away by goblins. The Goblin King (David Bowie) appears to grant her wis...
Tags: Movies, Features, David Bowie, Sarah, Bowie, Labyrinth, Connelly, Jim Henson, Henson, Toby, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, Sarah Jennifer Connelly, The Quarantine Stream, Bowie Sarah


David Hanning's Reply

"Dave Hanning" writes: I am sorry that Mrs Dittman is disappointed in the way we operate our flying activities. I can not claim credit nor responsibility for her real estate decisions, her husband’s flying decisions or their feelings about the community.We continue to be excited about the future of flying here in the Sequatchie Valley because each year we see more pilots flying and more pilots from out of state visiting us to stay and fly here in Tennessee. What was once an empty la...
Tags: Tennessee, Henson, Whitwell, Southeast USA, Sequatchie Valley, David Hanning, Dave Hanning, Mrs Dittman, Tennessee Sequatchie Valley


Sequatchie Valley Hurricane

"jessie oliver" writes: Hello TTT Members/Community,I'm writing to let our TTT community know what's going on with our family and our community. We have been very stressed and upset by the lies and manipulations caused by David Hanning and Fly Camp.My husband and I continue to struggle with the idea of staying in the area at our forever home, or whether it’s time to leave this beautiful place because of how saddened we've become.My husband has been coming here for twelve years and fel...
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The Quarantine Stream: ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ Deserved to Be Hailed as a Modern Fantasy Classic

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: In the prequel to Jim Henson’s cult 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal, three Gelflings discover the horrifying secret behind the ruling Skeksis’ power and set out an epic journey to try to save the world from being corrupted by darkness. Why It’s E...
Tags: Movies, Fantasy, Features, Netflix, Jim Henson, Henson, Netflix/Streaming Video, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Thra, Crystal of Truth, Skeksis, The Quarantine Stream


Netflix Cancels Emmy-Winning The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Netflix cancels Emmy-winning The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance The day after the acclaimed series brought home the Emmy for Outstanding Children’s Program, Netflix has chosen not to renew the prequel series to Jim Henson’s cult classic film The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, according to io9. RELATED: Norman Lear’s Good Times Getting Animated Update at Netflix PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAut...
Tags: TV, Movies, Norman Lear, Netflix, Army, TV News, Lisa Henson, Louis Leterrier, Jim Henson, Henson, Jim Henson Company, Zack Snyder, Javier Grillo Marxuach, TV Premiere, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Thra


‘Earth to Ned’ Teaser Trailer Introduces the Alien-Hosted Talk Show from The Jim Henson Company and Disney+

If there’s one thing that streaming services are lacking, it’s late night talk shows. But Disney+ is about to change that with their unique new half-hour talk show called Earth to Ned. Instead of having a famous comedian host the show, they’ve got a blue-skined alien named Ned (a puppet from The Jim Henson Company). Ned was originally sent here to invade our planet, but now he’s obsessed with Earth’s pop culture, and he’s hosting his own show where he chats with celebrity guests. Get a glimpse ...
Tags: Rachel Bilson, Comedy, Television, Movies, Disney, Earth, Joel Mchale, Gina Carano, Billy Dee Williams, Robert Irwin, Taye Diggs, Ned, Jim Henson, Henson, Cornelius, Paul Scheer


Man Accused Of Fatal Hit-And-Run After Shooting Woman In Yuba County Arrested In Sacramento

LINDA (CBS13) – A driver accused of killing a motorcyclist in a hit-and-run after leaving the scene of a shooting where he injured one woman in late June has been arrested, the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department announced on Thursday. William Henson, 35, was arrested Thursday afternoon in the area of 65th and Q streets in Sacramento. He was booked into the Sacramento County Main Jail and faces charges including attempted homicide and homicide. His bail was set at $2,000,000. Get our news app: Down...
Tags: Crime, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Yuba City, Yuba County Sheriff s Department, Sacramento County Main Jail, Sánchez, Henson, Yuba County, Michael Sanchez, Jennifer Crawford, Linda Henson, Yuba County News, Linda News


Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88

Lou Henson, the plain-spoken coach who took New Mexico State and Illinois to the Final Four during a 21-year career that included nearly 800 victories and a feud with fellow Big Ten coach Bob Knight, has died. Henson died Saturday at his home in Champaign and he was buried in a private service Wednesday, the Illinois athletic department said. Henson left the game as the winningest coach at both Illinois and New Mexico State, and still ranks fifth all-time among Big Ten coaches in total wins (4...
Tags: News, Sports, Illinois, Champaign, Henson, Lou Henson, New Mexico State, Bob Knight, Illinois New Mexico St


Empire Spinoff in Development From Taraji P. Henson in New First Look Deal

Empire Spinoff in Development From Taraji P. Henson in New First Look Deal Taraji P. Henson is developing an Empire spinoff series as part of the Golden Globe-winning, Emmy and Oscar-nominated star’s new first-look deal with 20th Century Fox TV. According to Deadline, Henson has partnered up with Working Title alum Christine Conley for Conley to run her newly formed TPH Entertainment banner. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.g...
Tags: TV, Movies, Fox, Oscar, TV News, Bob, Empire, Taraji P. Henson, Golden Globe, Conley, Cookie Lyon, Danny Strong, Henson, Cassidy, Taraji, Dan Harmon