Show #176 – September 26, 2010

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Did you know that Jim Henson and Steve Whitmire share the same birthday? They sure do! Both of Kermit the Frog’s performers age up on the same day, that being September 24. So to celebrate both men, this week we look back on the Muppet PBS special “The World of Jim Henson“, as well as Steve Whimire in The Muppet Show Live.

Here are the YouTube links to everything heard in this episode:
The World of Jim Henson (Part 1)
You can click the subsequent parts from this video’s page

Eric Jacobson and Steve Whitmire

Steve, Dave, and Jerry – The Muppet Show Live (Part 7)
You’ll hear parts 7 and 8 in the show

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Steve is a lifelong Muppet fan. He is the owner of FanPress, a media company specializing in telling inspiring stories in fandom. He is also a musician, songwriter, and teacher. Currently his favorite instrument is the ukulele. As such, he recently launched UcanUke, a music coaching website, where students of all ages and skill levels can learn in personalized online lessons.

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