Lady Gaga in her Kermit the Frog outfit.
Lady Gaga is back doing a gig with the Muppets. The superstar and those loveable furry friends have shot a Christmas TV special for ABC, set to air this holiday season. This is not Gaga’s first outing with the Muppets. Kermit was her date at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, and Jim Henson’s Creature Shop provided props for Gaga’s “The Monster Ball” tour in 2010.
Originally, Lady Gaga was even supposed to have a cameo in “The Muppets” movie with Jason Segel and Amy Adams in 2011, but her part was cut when the film ran too long.
A buck holding antlers in late March, goldfinch in spring and winter colors, the highlighted hiking at Turkey Run State Park in Indiana and American white pelicans on the Kankakee River are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
After passing on the best available linemen in free agency and moving out of Will Anderson territory in the draft, the Bears might not get a marquee player to fill one of their biggest needs — their NFL-worst pass rush — unless they get a chance to roll the dice on Georgia standout DT Jalen Carter.
As a former college instructor, I just don’t buy it. If they are to be paid employees, drop the pretense of them being students. And then there is no reason for them to be provided with room and board.
We should be taking steps to reduce oil drilling, with a carbon-fee-and-dividend plan and eliminating subsidies to the oil, natural gas and coal industries.