Archives: Jim Henson

A Puppeteer and a Prophet

KermitI have always loved the Muppets (and not just for the musical numbers).  Jim Henson created something really magical when he gave us goofy, flawed, hopeful characters like Kermit, Beaker, and Fozzie.  And so this week, when he would have celebrated his 77th birthday, I give you my favorite Jim Henson quotes:

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.

It all ends in one of two ways: either someone gets eaten or something blows up.

It has always been difficult to get Big Bird to be very pretty. Big Bird in England is much more gorgeous. …READ MORE!

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