Miss Piggy

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2014

    The 10 Best '80s Cartoon Theme Songs

    Remember the days when you'd set your beeping alarm watch to 6 a.m. on Saturday morning to wake up in time to catch your cartoons? Man, nothing compared to the stillness of the house in the early hours, where you could sit in peace while an animated, pizza-obsessed turtle and a rat ninja set off on ... More >>

  • Film

    March 20, 2014

    Muppets Most Wanted Is a Great Caper

    Get ready for heaps of ridiculousness.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    A Showcase Of Inappropriately Dubbed Puppet Musicians

    I spend an unfortunately large amount of time on two activities. No. 1, I am paid under the table by the felt lobby to promote puppet music. No. 2, I have an irresistible compulsion to ruin children's entertainment. It's not that I'm a bad person; it's that I'm a horrible person who must ruin all t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2012

    Project Runway All-Stars: Muppet Madness

    This week on PRAS: The designers have one day and $150 to design a flamboyant cocktail dress for "one of the most famous fashionistas in the world." Miss Piggy! Miss Piggy will be live in the judge's chair for the runway show. Michael calls her "fashion's dream client" and means it. Angela Lindvall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Tim Love and Tequila Take Over Top Chef: Texas

    Also known as the episode in which Padma goes full Pocahontas, complete with faux Indian choker I once bought during a family vacation to Tucson in 1993.​Seven episodes in, and I'm sorry to report that none of the challenges thus far have involved the contestants being forced to shoot their ow ... More >>

  • Film

    November 24, 2011


    Muppets reboot can't quite get its act together.

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2011

    Some Strings Attached: Puppets In Music Videos

    The Muppets had a successful and profitable opening yesterday, proving that after 30 years of television and movies, Kermit still has his acting chops. Jim Henson's premiere Muppets motion picture, The Muppets Movie, came out in June of 1979. The film was the first to feature a leading cast of pup ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Comment of the Day

    ​Nick Hall wrote about disturbing holiday cakes, which triggered a bad memory for commenter trisch: This post hits too close to home! I'm still traumatized from the birthday party I attended in 2nd grade where the cake was Miss Piggy's head and when they cut it, it was chocolate cake wrapped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Ozzy Osbourne's Top Five Animal Moments

    ​Ozzy Osbourne rolls into town tonight for the second leg of his worldwide Scream tour. Given the guy's past, we'd be lying if we said we didn't suspect this might be the last go-round for the 62-year old former Black Sabbath front man, and Rocks Off will be at Toyota Center to chronicle what ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Jackfruit and Blood Stew: Breakfast of Champions

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​I knew I was going to like this place when I walked inside the H-E-B at Bellaire and Highway 6 and saw a cardboard cut-out of Miss Piggy advertising fresh chicharrones outside Wok n Roll (14498 Bellaire), the Filipino breakfast joint just inside the grocery store's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2010

    Ten Bizarro Christmas-Carol Covers

    ​Thanks to holiday-themed compilations like A Very Special Christmas and Little Steven's Christmas A Go-Go, we often hear our favorite modern artists putting their spin on holiday classics. But for those who are tired of forcing Mariah Carey's eight-octave "All I Want For Christmas" on their f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Dancing With the Stars: An Osmond Is Crowned

    ​Sunriiiiiise, sunset Sunriiiiiise, sunset Swiftly flow the days You guys, I can't believe we've come so far together. We've had so many ups and downs, so much laughter and so many tears. When I began the season of Dancing With the Stars, I was but a boy, but now, I am a bitter, wizened ma ... More >>

  • Music

    October 29, 2009
  • Calendar

    December 25, 2008

    The Muppet Movie

    Kermit the Frog turns in his signature performance

  • Calendar

    December 4, 2008
  • Music

    June 14, 2007

    Odd Couples

    Strange musical pairings

  • Music

    May 24, 2007

    The Sad Kermit Video

    Kermit hurt himself today

  • Music

    September 9, 2004

    California Dreamin'

    Rogue Wave, featuring former Houstonian Gram Lebron, rides a tsunami of good vibrations into town

  • Culture

    January 9, 2003

    Vanity Fare

    Ray Liotta wants to know why he loses roles to...Owen Wilson?

  • Film

    July 4, 2002

    Kicking Lasses

    The Powerpuff Girls spank monkey butt

  • Film

    March 14, 2002

    Eastern Bloc-heads

    Harrison's Flowers reveals -- duh -- that war is bad