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Get your 2016 election coverage from Paul F. Tompkins and a pile of puppets

We already mentioned Tompkins and Henson puppets. Why haven't you clicked yet?

On Feb 4, 2016 by Joey Keeton, Monica Riese

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Tickle Me Elmo toy gets incinerated by jet engine

Even Big Bird can't save you.

On Nov 5, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Lando’s alien copilot from ‘Return of the Jedi’ gets a cameo in the new ‘Star Wars’ film

It seems no character is too obscure for a cameo in 'The Force Awakens'.

On Oct 27, 2015 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Miss Piggy and Kermit just broke up—and love is a lie

Love is meaningless, God is dead, and everything you thought was OK is definitely not.

On Aug 4, 2015 by Mary Emily O'Hara

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Man in giraffe puppet head is the only way to improve Marvin Gaye

For all the lonely long-necked beauties out there.

On Jun 23, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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Some kind of monster mashed up Metallica’s best and worst albums

'Who needs a drum kit when you have perfectly good garbage cans?'

On May 28, 2015 by Feliks Garcia

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You won’t feel clean after watching this Slipknot sock puppet parody

'You can't escape the mildew inside.'

On Mar 6, 2015 by Audra Schroeder

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The 5 best webseries about puppets

'Neil's Puppet Dreams' is just the tip of the iceberg.

On Feb 26, 2015 by Allen Weiner

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Only a puppet can explain Gamergate

Just like on Sesame Street, things make more sense when they come from a puppet. 

On Oct 22, 2014 by Beth Elderkin

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Real explosions and puppets make a comeback on Kickstarter

This remake will use Anderson’s traditional puppetry style and real special effects, updated for the 21st century using a technique dubbed "ultramarionation."

On Oct 1, 2014 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Ranking the BBC’s 9 comedy pilots

Competition is especially fierce this year as the network is going digital-only by next fall.

On Jul 23, 2014 by Tom Harrington

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John Oliver uses puppets to explain how broken the U.S. prison system is

"It's a fact that needs to be spoken. America's prisons are broken."

On Jul 21, 2014 by Michelle Jaworski

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Triumph the Insult Comic Dog takes World Cup fans down a peg

His bark is worse than Luis Suárez's bite.

On Jun 25, 2014 by Miles Klee

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Major PR firms promise to play by Wikipedia’s rules

Advertising giants like Ogilvy and Edelman have issued a joint statement to the skeptical Wikipedia community.

On Jun 10, 2014 by Tim Sampson

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Con director mocks woman’s safety request, sparking uproar

The director's public apology has done little to dampen the outrage.

On May 1, 2014 by Aja Romano