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“Exquisite Sensitivity”: The Story of Hunt’s First Character (New Excerpt!)

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New excerpt coming!

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New Excerpt Ahead!

I’m working on Hunt’s early years at the Muppets… look for a new excerpt to be released in the next few weeks!

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The Man Behind Gordon: An Interview with Roscoe Orman

It’s a shame Sesame Workshop may be “letting go” three beloved actors, including the multifaceted Roscoe Orman, who did this great interview with me for the book: “The Man Behind Gordon”. Enjoy!

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‘Listen, React and Tell the Truth’: An Interview with Michael Earl

I am sorry to mark the passing of Michael Earl, a longtime puppeteer, whom Richard Hunt mentored as a young performer on Sesame Street. Earl briefly played Snuffleupagus, Forgetful Jones, and dozens of other roles in The Muppet Movie, The … Continue reading

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The Count Writes a Haiku

Jerry Nelson would have been 80 today. I was lucky to know him. Here’s my memorial essay, “The Count Writes a Haiku.”

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