Rowlf & Jimmy Dean

Last week I was fortunate enough to attend a series of films showcasing the life and career of Jim Henson.  Compiled by Muppet writer Craig Shemin and his wife, Muppeteer Stephanie D’Abruzzo, the packages highlighted Jim’s earliest works on Sam and Friends, all the way until his performance on The Arsenio Hall Show, 6 days…

60 Years of Henson / Muppets History Part 1

Michael Wermuth Jnr – Well, this year marks the 60th anniversary of The Jim Henson Company and the Muppets… Right? The Jim Henson Company celebrated its 30th anniversary in 1985, its 40th in 1995, and its 50th in 2005, so if my math is correct I’m right, though technically Jim Henson got his start in puppetry…