Show #184 – November 28, 2010

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Time to kick off the holiday season here on The MuppetCast! This week we replay the Muppet spots from this year’s Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade (including the all-new Sesame Street song), and then bring in the season with lots and lots of Muppet Christmas music.

The MuppetCast is sponsored by The Fingerbucket Report and Bell, Book & Comic. Life should be more Fun!

Cookie Monster is gunning for a host spot on Saturday Night Live (video), in the same vein that Betty White had a Facebook campaign that led to her eventual hosting of the show. Here is the official link to Cookie Monster’s SNL campaign page, so go “Like” this cause, and let’s make it happen!

Longtime Muppeteer Marty Robinson was part of Sesame Street’s appearance in this year’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as he has been for almost every year past. This year, however, he brought his video camera with him, and he takes us behind the scenes to experience the parade from HIS vantage point! A rare look into the life of a Muppeteer.

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Happy Holidays!


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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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