What Life Is Like Inside Jabba the Hutt

Arguably the best thing about the original Star Wars trilogy are the puppets. As George Lucas was not yet visually unleashed by CGI, these films had to work within technical limitations to create the bold and ambitious scenes that the scrips demanded. And no puppet (except, maybe Yoda) was as memorable or complex as… » 2/09/15 1:31am 2/09/15 1:31am

A new Gerry Anderson puppet show is heading to Kickstarter

Gerry Anderson is a name forever burned into the minds of kids who grew up with sci-fi series like Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet, Stingray and of course, Thunderbirds - but with a little help from crowdfunding, we might get to see a new Anderson-created Puppet series hit screens called Firestorm. » 10/01/14 3:05am 10/01/14 3:05am

Stop everything and watch this trailer for a Froud/Henson short

Sweet muppet Jesus, how am I just finding out about this now?!? Toby Froud, better known as the stripey pajama-wearing baby abducted by David Bowie in Labyrinth, has followed in the footsteps of his father and conceptual artist for both The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth, Brian Froud, by writing and directing his own… » 7/06/14 2:07pm 7/06/14 2:07pm

Crowdfund This: The Manos: The Hands of Fate puppet musical on DVD!

You probably haven't seen Manos: The Hands of Felt, a theatrical puppet musical based on one of the most legendarily awful films ever made — it's been performed around the U.S., but not often and not everywhere. But you have a chance to fix this egregious error by crowdfunding an official DVD release! » 5/08/13 2:40pm 5/08/13 2:40pm

An adorable Khaleesi hosts the best Game of Thrones kids show ever

Warning: This video contains mild spoilers for the first two seasons of Game of Thrones. Also, it is insanely adorable, despite the truly horrific amounts of Targaryen-on-puppet violence featured within. Obviously, these puppets didn't watch last Sunday's episode of GoT, or they would have known you don't fuck with… » 4/25/13 4:30pm 4/25/13 4:30pm

This amazing full-length, live-action Toy Story remake reminds us how…

This is pretty damn incredible. Since June 2010, Jonason Pauley and Jesse Perrotta have been filming a shot-for-shot live-action remake of Pixar's Toy Story, using human actors as the human characters and real toys for Woody and the gang (and the original Toy Story audio track). The toys move with a combination of… » 1/13/13 7:30am 1/13/13 7:30am

Watch Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion Discuss Puppets and Penises

As prophesied in the earlier preview for "Neil Patrick Harris' Puppet Dreams" web series, his Dr. Horrible co-star Nathan Fillion stopped by in a doctor's outfit in the newest episode to examine both NPH's puppet problem and his penis. And by penis we mean "the hammer." But of course by "the hammer" we still mean… » 12/05/12 7:20am 12/05/12 7:20am