It’s St. Patrick’s Day, when all of us have a little bit of the “luck o’ the Irish”! Named for the patron saint of Ireland, the holiday was made official in the early 17th century; here in the United States, it’s seen as a celebration of Irish (and Irish-American) culture, and features numerous parades… not to mention, the traditional “wearing of the…See more
It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights… After a legitimately-too-long absence from our collective television set, the Muppets are back in primetime! Their new ABC series, The Muppets, premieres tonight—and D23’s got a big “Muppet News Flash” from the show’s producers on what hilarious hijinks lie in store, and what makes their return…See more
Kermit, Fozzie Bear, and Gonzo showed up at Stage 23 at D23 EXPO to tell us all about their new show The Muppets, premiering this September on ABC. Oh… and they brought along their personal “Muppeteers” to help (the humans whose hands and voices give life to the Muppets).
“We’re always learning,” said Dave Goelz, voice and Muppeteer for Gonzo….See more
For the third year in a row, D23 will hit the road with D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration presented by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, visiting cities across the U.S. to commemorate dozens of magical Disney milestones celebrating landmark anniversaries this year. We’ve pulled together five of our favorite celebrity moments from this year’s show….See more
Such Disney Legends as Julie Andrews and Elton John were among the many guest stars on The Muppet Show, but perhaps the most fascinating Disney Legend to trod the boards of the Muppet Theater was Wally Boag.
Master vaudevillian and king of comedy.
One of Walt Disney’s favorites, Wally was the comedic star of the long-running Golden Horseshoe Revue at Disneyland….
By Jim Fanning
As narrator of the classic Muppets special, The Frog Prince, Kermit quite naturally noted, “The reason it’s such a fine, fantastic story is that it’s all about frogs. What could be nicer?” But don’t leapfrog to the conclusion Kermit started out as a frog—he evolved.
The earliest version of the character that would come to be known as the Muppets’…See more