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  1. Blake Lively Does Amazing Photo Shoot with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog for Love MagazineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | E! Online

    ... me" in the caption - referencing a lyric from the famous song "Rainbow Connection," which Kermit sings in The Muppet Movie. As for her photo with Piggy, Lively decided to throw a little shade in the caption. "Eat it, Peppa," she wrote, referencing ...

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  2. Today in Movie Culture: Leonardo DiCaprio as Stan Lee, 'It' Easter Eggs and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Movies.com

    ... at the Hollywood Bowl the other night, and someone captured their performance of "Rainbow Connection" from The Muppet Movie ( via /Film ): Ahead of this fall's Thor: Ragnarok , learn how to make a cheap and easy Thor costume and props from the DIY ...

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  3. The New Voice of Kermit the Frog Performs 'Rainbow Connection' Live at The Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | Laughing Squid

    Kermit The Frog and The Muppets performing "Rainbow Connection" from "The Muppet Movie" with guest host Bobby Moynihan, special guest Paul Williams, and the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Thomas Wilkins at The Hollywood Bowl on September 8, 2017 in Los Angeles, California In addition to this blog, Laughing Squid is also an independently owned web hosting company with a focus on hosting WordPress blogs. The revenue from our hosting services helps support this blog.

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  4. Watch Muppets Sing 'Rainbow Connection' at Hollywood Bowl ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 9 | RollingStone

    ... by surprise guest Paul Williams on a duet of "Rainbow Connection," which Williams co-wrote for 1979's The Muppet Movie . Former Saturday Night Live cast member Bobby Moynihan, who earlier in the night sang "Happy Feet" alongside Kermit, and the ...

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  5. The Muppets Are Playing the Hollywood Bowl and It's About Damned TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | LA Weekly

    ... other fictional characters (and most real people) I can think of. Between Sesame Street, The Muppet Show, The Muppet Movie, The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth , Jim Henson and his various Muppet creations (I should probably throw Yoda in here, too, even ...

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  6. A new Kermit goes Hollywood as 'The Muppets Take the Bowl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... decades ago, and his adventures assembling his motley Muppet crew along the way were famously recounted in "The Muppet Movie." Though he's spent most of his life putting on shows, he's never done one at the Hollywood Bowl, until now. For three ...

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  7. Jim Henson, master of puppetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Economist

    ... television monitor. Later in the exhibition, visitors can see a full-scale model of the church scene in "The Muppet Movie", which shows all the Muppet wedding guests on one level and then underneath reveals the puppeteers operating them. Henson ...

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  8. Not Easy Being (Formerly) Green: The Kermit Saga ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Chicago

    ... producer of "The Muppet Show" to the bayou banjoist who sang longingly of forging a rainbow connection in "The Muppet Movie." Those iconic portrayals reflected the multifaceted talents of Henson, who combined childlike wonder and energy with ...

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  9. Kermit actor strikes back against claims he played the Frog as 'bitter, angry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | USA Today

    ... in 2010 by Jim Henson's widow, Jane. Rebooted his movie career: Since making his big-screen debut in 'The Muppet Movie' in 1979, Kermit has made seven other feature films. In 2011, longtime fanboy Jason Segel co-wrote and starred in 'The Muppets.' ...

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  10. Kermit the Frog voice actor has been replacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | ABC News

    ... be able to grow a bit, but have this foundation of what Jim started." Whitmire's first IMDb credit was for "The Muppet Movie" in 1979, and most recently, he starred as Kermit, Beaker, and other characters in the ABC series "The Muppets." Vogel has ...

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  11. Edgar Wright & Paul Williams In Conversation: Their Friendship,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Billboard

    ... at the intersection of music and film. Paul, with the songs you've written for Bugsy Malone, Ishtar and The Muppet Movie , to name a few, and Edgar, with the prominent use of music in your films. What is that intersection for you? When does the ...

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  12. Horton Foote's the Traveling Lady Opens Tonight at Cherry Lane TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Money Never Sleeps, A Beautiful Mind, Trial and Error, The Associate, Guarding Tess, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, The Muppet Movie, Starting Over, Front Page, What's up Doc, Skidoo, Catch-22. TV: "100 Centre Street," "Oz," "Homicide," "St. Elsewhere." ...

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  13. Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Riz RollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | The Stranger

    ... we cannot fly. I'm just trying to help . "[I'll even play] Kermit the Frog's 'Rainbow Connection' from The Muppet Movie , because every now and then a good meal is finished up with some good cheese. The first time I played this was quite by ...

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  14. Horton Foote's the Traveling Lady Begins Tonight at Cherry LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Money Never Sleeps, A Beautiful Mind, Trial and Error, The Associate, Guarding Tess, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, The Muppet Movie, Starting Over, Front Page, What's up Doc, Skidoo, Catch-22. TV: "100 Centre Street," "Oz," "Homicide," "St. Elsewhere." ...

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  15. What dreams are made of: Sparc's "Live Art" turns five to much fanfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... Theater. Award-winning songwriter Paul Williams, who wrote the song "Rainbow Connection" for the 1979 film "The Muppet Movie," and many other songs will be part of LIVE ART: DREAM on Sunday, June 11, at the Altria Theater. Magician/comedian Justin ...

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  16. Horton Foote's the Traveling Lady to Bow Next Month at Cherry Lane TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... : Money Never Sleeps, A Beautiful Mind, Trial and Error, The Associate, Guarding Tess, Mr. and Mrs. Bridge, The Muppet Movie,

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  17. Netflix collaborating with Jim Henson Company on 'The Dark Crystal' prequel seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... considerably darker than his previous work, with battles that were more akin to "Lord of the Rings" than "The Muppet Movie" and decidedly adult themes of balance and cosmic interconnectedness. As the teaser shows, it was a labor of love for Henson, ...

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  18. Nespresso: Comin' HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Advertising Age

    ... from yesteryear on a quest for the perfect cup. We see him backseat with Kermit and Fozzie Bear ("The Muppet Movie"), shotgun with Burt Reynolds ("Smokey and the Bandit") and Janet Leigh ("Psycho"), riding alongside Peter Fonda ("Easy Rider") and on ...

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  19. New Nespresso ad features George Clooney, Muppets, John Candy, Burt ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | UPI

    George Clooney 's latest Nespresso commercial shows him hitching rides in classic movie, travel scenes on a quest to get a cup of his favorite coffee. Set to Mel Torme 's song "Comin' Home, Baby," Wednesday's clip features Clooney in the cars of Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear in The Muppet Movie , Janet Leigh in Psycho , Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit and John Candy in Planes, Trains and Automobiles , as well as on the back of Peter Fonda 's motorcycle in Easy Rider and racing on the titular, champion horse in Seabiscuit .

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  20. George Clooney Pops Up in Classic Movies in This Irresistible Road-Trip Romp for NespressoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | AdWeek

    Check out the Cloonster's latest ad for Nespresso and decide for yourself. Georgie pops into travel scenes from a half-dozen familiar Hollywood films, including The Muppet Movie, as he takes the long, cinematic way home for a cup of that sweet sweet joe: Yes, that's Andy Garcia taunting Clooney on the phone.

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