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  • Jane Henson, Muppets collaborator, dies at 78

    Jane Nebel Henson, who collaborated with her husband, Jim Henson, in creating, designing and marketing the Muppets, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut after battling cancer. She was 78. Her death was announced by the Jim Henson Co. The couple met...
  • Jerry Nelson dies at 78; puppeteer voiced Count von Count

    Jerry Nelson, the puppeteer best known for giving voice to Count von Count, the silly but instructional vampire mathematician on television's "Sesame Street," died Thursday at his home in Cape Cod, Mass., the Sesame Workshop announced. He was 78....
  • The Prospector Florida State commit 'Kermit' leaves flash on the field

    The Prospector <br> Florida State commit 'Kermit' leaves flash on the field
    Levonte Whitfield Jr. isn't much for talking to the media. He even comes off as shy, but he's not. The Orlando Jones High athlete stammers around questions, somewhat unsure of his answers. He thrives in the spotlight, but stick a microphone or camera...
  • Q&A: My Morning Jacket

    Q&A: My Morning Jacket
    My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James likes to keep himself busy. In addition to his work with the Louisville, Ky., rockers, who released their sixth album, "Circuital," last year, James has evolved into an in-demand collaborator, recording with...
  • 'The Sopranos' tops WGA's top 101 TV shows of all time

    'The Sopranos' tops WGA's top 101 TV shows of all time
    They say that television is a writer's medium, so it makes sense that the Writers Guild of America would have its own list of the 101 greatest TV shows of all time. At the top of the list is "The Sopranos," HBO's multiple award-winning hit series that...
  • Wish granted for ailing boy

    Wish granted for ailing boy
    Dashiell Codd went to Disneyland with his family Monday. It was part of the 5-year-old's dream that was being fulfilled through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He started off bashful and nervous in the park, his mother, Pam, said. He's always been that...
  • Choosing books for the holidays

    Choosing books for the holidays
    Inevitably this holiday season, my mom will tick through her shopping list and say with a sigh, "Your dad wants a book." Since I was a kid, my mom has teased my dad about the predictablity of this ritual, which usually involves the purchase of a brick-...
  • Ozomatli's new 'Ozokidz' album isn't just child's play

    Ozomatli's new 'Ozokidz' album isn't just child's play
    If you've ever attended an Ozomatli concert, you know it's sort of like being swept up in a Disneyland parade for adults. The unclassifiable L.A. band -- OK, call its members Latino-hip-hop-reggae-rockers, if you must -- is known for a kinetically feel-...
  • Broadway in Chicago gets 'Stuffed and Unstrung' plus Cathy Rigby, flying again

    Broadway in Chicago gets 'Stuffed and Unstrung' plus Cathy Rigby, flying again
    An adult-oriented puppet show called "Stuffed and Unstrung" is headed this June to the Bank of America Theatre, Broadway in Chicago announced Monday. Produced by Westbeth Entertainment and Henson Alternative, the show uses the talents of the famed Jim...
  • Frank Oz to ‘Star Wars’ fans: Do the Yoda impression I won’t

     
    Frank Oz was the voice of the wise and beloved Yoda and, more than 30 years after the character's debut, ......
  • 'The Muppets': Movie critics welcome the return of felt friends

     
    It's been 12 years since the last time Kermit the Frog and his felt friends appeared in theaters, a fact the new musical comedy "The Muppets" acknowledges and runs with. In the film directed by James Bobin and starring Jason Segel , members of the...