Happy Birthday, Richard Hunt!

Thinking of Richard Hunt on what would have been his 67th birthday. Celebrating his life by working on his biography. Thank you, sir, for your work.

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Doing Good Work: Visiting the O’Neill Puppetry Conference

A bunch of puppeteers hanging out in the woods: That’s basically all I know about the annual Eugene O’Neill puppetry conference before I visit, but that’s enough for me, especially with Muppet performer Pam Arciero as its Artistic Director. I trust that I’ll find what I think of as a Jim Henson-inspired work environment: playful, respectful, collaborative, creative – and mind-bogglingly productive. And I trust that even the briefest visit will be good for my own work. Continue reading

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From the Mailbag

I frequently get letters from Muppet fans all over the world telling me about how Hunt and his work touches their lives. Here is a recent quintessential email that brought a smile to my face. Continue reading

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Funny Boy: The Introduction

Today is the anniversary of Richard Hunt’s death; in commemoration, I am releasing the introduction to his biography. I hope it helps to keep his memory alive. Continue reading

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Funny Boy Introduction Coming Up!

Watch for the introduction to the Richard Hunt biography in the new year!

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