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Food Comedy of the Week
“Grapefruit” by Gary Gulman
The former Last Comic Standing contestant waxes poetic on his least favorite piece of produce. If you’ve ever brushed your teeth after eating a citrus fruit, you’ll find it hilarious.
Food Quote of the Week
Waldorf: What was that?
Statler: It's called the medium sketch.
Waldorf: The medium sketch?
Statler: Yeah, it wasn't rare, and it certainly wasn't well done.
-The Muppet Show
Food Movie Clip of the Week
Stand By Me’s pie-eating scene
Warning: this is a classic bit, but not for the faint of heart and/or those with an easily-triggered gag reflex. (Meaning: there’s a lot of vomit and a few bad words.)
Totally Unrelated Extra Special Bonus of the Week
“Surprising stories behind 20 Muppet characters” from CNN
It’s like Behind the Music: The Muppets! An excerpt: “Frank Oz once said that Miss Piggy grew up in Iowa; her dad died when she was young and her mother was mean. She had to enter beauty contests to make money.”