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It’s my 42nd birthday today, so I thought I’d take what that number portends and talk a little about my favorite things I’m a fan of. I don’t have the energy (or memory!) I once did to memorize all kinds of facts and figures, so my participation these days is more passive. At the same […]

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There are few people my age, I wager, who didn’t love John Denver’s Christmas special with The Muppets. According to Wikipedia, it aired in 1979 and isn’t available on home video of any sort, which I think is a travesty of national proportions. However, the fact that most of us can remember the “FIVE. GOLD. […]

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This thing was all over the Internet yesterday, but I couldn’t let it slide without a mention here. Steve Martin and Kermit the Frog in “Dueling Banjos” from Steve Martin   It’s not hilarious, but it’s fun and catchy.  What I really love about this video with two of my favorite characters ever, though, is […]

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My brother sent this to me in an email the other day because he hates to see me happy — at least, that’s how I took it, anyway. It’s the Muppets, backstage at the theater, preparing a “Jim Henson tribute production number,” when they find out Jim has passed away.  I made the mistake of […]

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As I’ve mentioned before, I like a lot of pop culture. Then there’s stuff I love. The Muppets is something I Love (capital intended).  My exuberance for The Muppets could lead to a several-thousand-word essay on them, so in an effort to curb myself a little, I’m limiting my reasons today to two message-related ones.   […]

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