The newist book
May 9, 2005 8:33 AM   Subscribe

The newist book from the world of Jim Henson about the man who spoke through puppets, I mean muppets.
posted by Viomeda (13 comments total)
How timely considering this post and my own question regarding a biography/history. Yay!
posted by horseblind at 8:41 AM on May 9, 2005

Great links too, Viomeda. Thanks.
posted by horseblind at 8:42 AM on May 9, 2005

Kermit turns 50.
posted by ibmcginty at 8:49 AM on May 9, 2005

Spell check is your friend. Unless "newist" is a joke I'm not getting.
posted by goatdog at 9:20 AM on May 9, 2005

Is it really true that they smuggled drugs into the UK inside the muppets?-- ...As they celebrated their new project, and discussed ideas for the forthcoming shows, they are said to have carefully removed from the heads of their Muppets a generous supply of the best psychedelic drugs the West Coast had to offer. Dr Teeth and The Electric Mayhem were devoted to prime West Coast marijuana while Kermit, apparently, had the acid. ...
posted by amberglow at 9:34 AM on May 9, 2005

Speaking of the Muppets, I caught some stupid animal video show yesterday and it was filled with Muppets on the show. They kept plugging their new Wizard of Oz remake. But the weird thing was how obviously different the voices of the characters are. Not so much Animal, but Miss Piggy and Kermit.
posted by terrapin at 9:35 AM on May 9, 2005

oh whatever, newest, newist!! (Denver accent speaking). You get it, thanks. When I rush out the door I always forget something. I have stained metafilter {sigh}.
{blushing , tad embarrassed}
posted by Viomeda at 9:55 AM on May 9, 2005

That is one of the commonist spelling mistakes around.
posted by DigDugDag at 10:00 AM on May 9, 2005

viomeda, don't worry about it--pointing out a spelling mistake is not what most of us care about.
posted by amberglow at 10:04 AM on May 9, 2005

The Dead Hensons will be playing this Friday at 12 Galaxies in San Fransico. For free.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:36 PM on May 9, 2005

Um. That's the newist spelling for the city.
posted by mrgrimm at 12:38 PM on May 9, 2005

I enjoy new things. That makes me a newist.
posted by interrobang at 3:17 PM on May 9, 2005

I don't know what I have started.
{smacks forehead}
posted by Viomeda at 11:29 AM on May 10, 2005

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