Come 2014-2015, New Yorkers are going to be able to meet Miss Piggy in the...felt. On Monday, the Museum of the Moving Image and Mayor Bloomberg announced the creation of a new gallery that will house 400 puppets, costumes, props, and miscellany donated by the family of Jim Henson, the visionary beh ... More >>
Editor's note: In Tweets is Watching, Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.
Jean Grae is one of the world's most talented twitterers. When not lighting up her timeline with talk about Christmas sweaters, the Great Yam Debacle and the fol ... More >>
A top makeup artist was recently applying all sorts of wizardry to my face while sharing some insider gossip with me the way makeup artists are delightfully wont to do.
And he said that in makeup schools around the country, Angelina Jolie is referenced a lot--in a good way, because the Oscar winner ... More >>
XXL Freshman Class 2012: Don Trip, Kid Ink, Iggy Azalea, Roscoe Dash, Macklemore, Hopsin, Danny Brown, Future, French Montana, Machine Gun Kelly
Best Buy Theater
Monday, April 9
Better than: Ten rappers you're completely unfamiliar with.
Every year, XXL selects a group of rappers to label as "fres ... More >>
Somewhere in Brooklyn there is a muppet that's been kept out of the spotlight, shadowed by his famous cousin, Elmo, and other too-successful relatives. His name is Noman, and he is four. He would be the black sheep of the family, except he is a muppet, and orange. Our heart goes out to him. Oh! But ... More >>
It's always been the plan for one or a few of Rupert Murdoch's children to eventually take control of his vast News Corp. empire, the third largest media conglomerate in the world, which includes newspapers everywhere, 20th Century Fox, HarperCollins, Fox News, and so on. Today, Murdoch's you ... More >>
Chuck Schumer, media adviserOn Tuesday morning, a telling little bit of the relationship between high-ranking politicians and the press was exposed when New York Senator Chuck Schumer was caught chatting prematurely on a conference call about the budget process with his fellow lawmakers. Schu ... More >>
Have to love when the crowd erupts as the song kicks into overdrive.
You may have seen the LCD Soundsystem "Dance Yrself Clean" Muppets video floating around today (that's it above) and wondered, "Hmm, what other bands have had their songs Muppetized?" First, that's probably not a word. Second, we ... More >>
Has it really been three summers since we swooned over Escort's "All Through the Night" video? The clip, which cagily synched their "If you wanna sex me, give it up" sentiment to the Muppets, led our own Rob Harvilla to write, "Jim Henson is doing the Hustle in his grave" (a compliment, we th ... More >>
You may have heard: Two guys who wish to remain anonymous and who produce puppet videos are promoting a scheme in which they've allegedly buried a wooden chest containing $10,000 in golden dollar coins (an alloy of copper, zinc, manganese and nickel) somewhere in the five boroughs (but not Ce ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power.
St. Nicholas for Boys and Girls
Date: December, 1932
The Cover Promises: Exa ... More >>