TV Show: The Muppet Show
We first knew Jim Henson’s Muppets from their appearances on Sesame Street (Great American Things, September 1, 2009). Henson, however, didn’t want to be stuck with the label of “…
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Muppet Picnic Cookbook
Jim Henson's Muppet Picnic Cookbook is a 14 page stapled booklet published by Hallmark and sold in Hallmark stores in 1981. It includes recipes by Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, Gonzo, The Swedish Chef and Animal. The final layout shows the Muppets eating the picnic, and the back cover shows Beauregard cleaning up after they finish.
Nerd News: Hipster Dalek shirts, Jason Statham to join Fast Six, a Star Trek quiet book and more
Vol. 2, Issue 39 Before we get started today, let's take a second to remember one of the world's greatest Nerds, Mr. Steve Jobs. If you haven't checked out the lovely tribute on Apple's website, you should. (My family has history with Steve—My mom worked for Apple in the early 80s, and actually moved with Steve when he left Apple to start NeXT Computer.) In TV news: What's in the cards for Supernatural's Cas? (The ambiguity is on purpose, of course.) If the CW is anything like SyFy, no one…
Miss Piggy is one of the central characters on The Muppet Show. She is a force of nature who developed from a one-joke running gag into a complex, three-dimensional character. Miss Piggy is a prima-donna pig who is absolutely convinced that she's destined for stardom, and nothing is going to stand in her way. Her public face is the soul of feminine charm, but she can instantly fly into a rage whenever she thinks she's insulted or thwarted. Kermit the Frog has learned this all too well…