Frank Oz and Brian Jay Jones on The Today Show

This morning NBC’s Today spotlighted Jim Henson: The Biography with a fantastic video tribute to the man and his work. The video features appearances and interviews from Brian Jay Jones, author of the biography, and Frank Oz. It’s a truly brilliant little clip and currently this week’s must-see video. The Muppet Mindset by Ryan Dosier, muppetmindset@gmail.com

Brian Jay Jones Visits The Daily Show

Last night friend of the blog Brian Jay Jones appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart to discuss and promote Jim Henson: The Biography. The appearance was thoughtful, smart, fun, and enlightening. As always, Brian Jay Jones proved himself a Muppet historical genius and Jon Stewart showed himself to be quite a big Jim Henson fan…

News Update: October 10, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: October 10, 2013Cookie Monster is coming to New York ComicCon! That’s right, David Rudman is bringing the voracious monster to the booth of our friends at WeLoveFine T-Shirts on Saturday, October 12th at New York ComicCon. There will be two photo ops/signings with David and Cookie Monster at 11am and 2pm on Saturday, October 12th. WeLoveFine’s…

News Update: September 28, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: September 28, 2013 Jim Henson’s birthday was on Tuesday this week and it saw the release of Jim Henson: The Biography as well as many rememberances and tributes across the internet. But perhaps the biggest tribute to Jim’s legacy came from the Henson family themselves and the Smithsonian Museum of American History, who together announced…

Jim Henson: The Biography Now Available!

Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones Available now wherever books are sold Ryan Dosier – I finished reading Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones over a month ago and this perfect piece of writing has been stuck in my brain ever since. After I finished the book I wrote up a “brief” review…

News Update: September 13, 2013

NEWS UPDATE: September 13, 2013 Lots of news this week about promotion for the release of Jim Henson: The Biography by Brian Jay Jones which finds its way on to shelves on September 24th. First and foremost, Brian Jay Jones and Dave Goelz will be appearing on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show on September 25th to discuss the book…