PuppetVision Blog Archives: Glove Puppets

Monday Morning Inspiration: Get Yourself a Glarf

Glarf

I don’t often do outright endorsements of specific products here on the blog, but I’ll make an exception for these because, frankly, they’re awesome. “Glarfs” are a new puppet/scarf/glove hybrid that American puppeteer David Stephens is selling through his online … Continue reading

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Traditional Taiwanese Puppetry

Traditional Taiwanese Puppetry

A profile of Master Lai Shi-an of the Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company in Taipei. Continue reading

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New Pili Opening Sequence

This is the stunning new opening sequence for the new season of Pili, a martial arts themed puppet show that is insanely popular in Taiwan. According to Kelvin, this sequence was directed by Zhang Bao-Pin, who also created that awesome Chinese martial arts puppet … Continue reading

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Wulin Warriors Returns Online

Wulin Warriors

AOL’s PR department dropped me a line yesterday to say that Wulin Warriors has been launched on AOL’s KOL site. Wulin is an English language adaptation of one of my all-time favourite puppet shows, Pili. Sometimes called “Pili Puppet Theatre” or “Thunderforce”, Pili … Continue reading

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Thunder Force comes to Cartoon Network!

Wulin Warriors

I was thrilled to learn today that Broadway Video – the production company founded by SNL creator (and fellow Canuck!) Lorne Michaels – has announced plans to bring the Taiwanese hit Thunder Force (better known on these shores as Pili Puppet Theatre) to the … Continue reading

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