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Happy Birthday, Richard Hunt!

Celebrating Richard Hunt’s birthday, as ever, by working on his biography. Here’s a character who was a stand-in for Hunt himself in the early days of The Muppet Show: Scooter, a young, eager apprentice who quickly made himself an indispensible … Continue reading

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‘A Stranger in Paradise’: Richard Hunt as a Kid (Book Excerpt #2)

Today would have been Hunt’s 64th birthday. In honor of that, here’s another scoop from Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography. ~ At just five years old, Hunt made a gutsy attempt at a television debut, a prescient predecessor to … Continue reading

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