Kickstarting the Show

Posted by Andy on Jun 7, 2010 in Production | Subscribe

Our shoes have run out of string, help us fund the freaky puppet show that haunts our dreams. Read more…


The Fellowship of Felt

Posted by Steve on Jun 4, 2010 in Production | Subscribe

We’re proud to announce we’ve been blessed with nonuplets.  So pleased are we with our felty brood, we took them down to Sears for some family portraits.  Won’t you come and meet the kids?  Read more…


Sunday, Puppet Sunday

Posted by Steve on May 25, 2010 in Production, Sets | Subscribe

This Sunday we invited all our pals down to Frown Town for a good old fashioned puppet set raising.  It was really rather Amish, except for all the whiskey and beer.  Read more…

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On With Their Heads & Geer’s Gear

Posted by Steve on May 12, 2010 in Characters, Costumes, Production | Subscribe

Since the puppets’ heads are too large to pull shirts over, they had to be dressed before they could be capitated.  Well, the time for capitation has come. Read more…

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Suits, Sticks and Screen Prints

Posted by Steve on May 10, 2010 in Costumes, Production, Props | Subscribe

As all things puppet plummet towards the finish line, we’re tackling all the little leftovers, from whittling and screen printing to stringing together rave bracelets and peacock pendants. Read more…

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Clothier to the Puppet Kin

Posted by Steve on Apr 28, 2010 in Costumes, Production | Subscribe

As Andy finishes up set design for our pilot episode, I’ve been arduously outfitting the puppet kids. Read more…

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Ignoble Accolades Etcetera

Posted by Steve on Apr 15, 2010 in Costumes, Production, Props | Subscribe

Animal Scouts is all about being prepared.  Thing is, when you’re camping in the scraggly copses of half-woods that creep up through the rubbish of a poisoned city, it behooves one to be prepared for a wider and some-would-say ignobler set of contingencies.  They’d be wrong, mind you, on account’a ‘ignobler’ ain’t no kinda English, but then again ‘Grammar’ ain’t no kinda Animal Scout badge. Read more…

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Phauntlefail and the Finish Line

Posted by Steve on Apr 13, 2010 in Characters, Costumes, Production | Subscribe

It’s been a bi-polar week or two here at Frown Town HQ.  Phauntleroy’s inaugural run made clear a fundamental design flaw undermining the entire ’stillborn fetus in a jar puppet’ operation.  While steps are being taken to work around this failing, the rest of the puppets are finally coming together. Read more…

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These Fists Are Made For Pummeling

Posted by Steve on Mar 29, 2010 in Characters, Production | Subscribe

Striving as always to maintain peak physical condition, I spent this past weekend working on my biceps.  Well, not mine so much as Doogan’s.  Actually, if I’m being honest, Andy and I mostly just had a Twin Peaks marathon and got drunk in the yard.  But at least I’ve got some massive foam monster arms to show for all that exertion. Read more…

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Finishing Phauntly & The Family Resemblance

Posted by Steve on Mar 18, 2010 in Characters, Production | Subscribe

Phauntleroy’s finally finished!  Almost.  Mostly.  Not really.  Never mind.  Read more…

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