Beaker’s Campaign Ad, Muppet Comic Sell-Out, and Other News

Published: April 26, 2009
Categories: News

Beaker Wants Your Vote!
As we reported last week, the official Muppet YouTube video “Ode to Joy” — starring Beaker, Beaker, and Beaker — has been nominated for a Webby Award for Best Music Video. If you haven’t voted yet, here’s something that might persuade you: All of the official Muppet YouTube accounts have uploaded this video to get out the vote:

So go ahead, get over to the Webby Awards site and vote. After all, Beaker would vote for you if you were nominated.

Muppet Show Comic Book Does Big Business Before It’s Released
In other Muppety news: Boom! Studios has announced that issue #2 of The Muppet Show Comic Book has sold out in pre-release and will be going to a second printing. What does that mean? Well, the new issue will be on sale at comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday, April 29th, but you might want to grab a copy as quick as possible if you don’t want to wait for the second printing, because these things are selling like four-color hotcakes.

Spaced-Out Elmo
Elmo appeared at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum this week, dressed as an “Elmonaut” to publicize the Smithsonian debut of the Sesame Street planetarium show “One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure,” which stars Big Bird, Elmo, and the Muppet character Hu Hu Zhu from the Chinese Sesame co-production. The show is also playing in Chicago and New Jersey, so if you live near of one those places and you’re a fan of both Sesame Street and the galaxy, you should check it out.

Muppet Stuff for Your Torso
Do you like Muppet t-shirts? If you just said “yes,” take a look at these Muppet shirts at And here are some Sesame Street shirts, including the truly amazing “Mustache” shirt seen above.

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