Variety Sees Green with Muppet Cover

By James Robert Shaw (The Wind up Geek)

KermitOn the March 11, 2014 printed edition of Variety Magazine, a leading publication on the entertainment industry of Hollywood, the star of the day to make the cover is not Leonardo DiCaprio or even Emma Thompson but someone with just as much star power and who has a longer history in the film industry.

He’s the talk of the town, he has a new movie coming out, his girlfriend is one of Hollywood’s biggest pigs, he’s green and he finds it is not easy being so. If you haven’t clued in by now then your child might have, it’s Kermit the Frog and there is alot of excitement buzzing around him (which is a change from flies).

Continue reading “Variety Sees Green with Muppet Cover”

Miss Piggy to Join Smithsonian Exhibit

MissPiggyMiss Piggy will be taking her rightful place in the Smithsonian Institution’s Jim Henson Muppets collection, alongside her sweetheart Kermit the Frog.

Piggy will be among more than 20 puppets and props being donated by Cheryl Henson, Jim Henson’s daughter. Among the Muppets finding permanent homes at the Smithsonian will be Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street, the Swedish Chef from The Muppet Show and Boober Fraggle and Uncle Traveling Matt from Fraggle Rock.
Continue reading “Miss Piggy to Join Smithsonian Exhibit”