Author: JD Hansel

Muppet Hub Presents: The MuppetCast Parody II

That’s right, we’re at it again!  It’s been 2 years and 2 days since our MuppetCast Parody episode of 11PC, so here comes round 2 of our parody. If you enjoy this episode, send us your fan art so we

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Ed’s Op-Ed: A Fun Muppet Post That’s Not About Steve Whitmire

Hi everyone, J. D. Hansel here.  Today I’m publishing an article by a fellow named Edward Storkley.  I don’t know him very well, but he really, really wanted me to share this post of his, and I liked his idea

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Three Thoughts on Kermit

UPDATE: It has been reported by trustworthy sources that Steve Whitmire’s website is, in fact, Steve Whitmire’s.  However, I have not changed the body of this piece because I would like it to be preserved as written and I believe its

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Muppet Fans Talking #2 – “Muppet House of Cards”

As reported by The Muppet Mindset and ToughPigs.com, Steve Whitmire is no longer working with Disney’s Muppets, and Matt Vogel has been cast as the new performer of Kermit the Frog. So we’re gonna talk about that.   Here’s the

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Muppet Fans Talking #1 – “Audrey Hepburn’s Dead”

Muppet Hub is proud to introduce its newest podcast series: “Muppet Fans Talking (with JD & Steve)”! This show combines some of the best of Muppet Hub’s work from the past few years, mixing news and reviews and borrowing from

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The Muppet Newsflash Podcast #4 – “Encouraging Bad Behavior”

Hey gang, J. D. here.  I was trying to take a vacation from the Muppet fan world and Henson news for the spring, but Jarrod and Steve pulled me back in.  In this episode, we discuss Julie’s Greenroom, Muppet Guys Talking, and

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Muppet Anxieties #1: The Frank Oz Doc

I woke up today to find that I apparently called Steve in a panic last night.  Somehow, fortunately, the mics were rolling!  Here’s what happened…. http://media.blubrry.com/muppethub/p/muppethub.com/ma01.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:00 — 11.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android |

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E85 – 11PC – A Review of 2016 and 11PC

In the first episode of this podcast for 2017, we review everything that happened in 2016! Also, it’s our FIFTH ANNIVERSARY!  Hooray! Thanks to Steve Swanson and Jarrod Fairclough for joining me for this episode! You can contact me at

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E84 – 11PC – “Stupid Turkey”

Haul out the holly!  It’s our Muppetational Holiday Special! This episode is filled with great Muppet Christmas music, and it serves as a tribute to one of the greatest Muppet productions of all time, A Muppet Family Christmas.  Enjoy! You can

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From the Archives: Storytelling in the Darwinian Tournament

In February of this year, I put together an essay on the mechanics of tournaments like the Muppet Madness Tournament, analyzing the project that Steve and I were seriously engrossed in at the time from a theoretical perspective.  What follows

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