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Happy Birthday, Jerry Nelson!

Thinking of Jerry Nelson on what would have been his 87th birthday and 37th wedding anniversary! Enjoy this biographical sketch of him, The Count Writes a Haiku.

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Cloris Leachman, 1926-2021

RIP to the marvelous Cloris Leachman. Here she is with Richard Hunt on The Muppet Show.

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New Biography Review!

Check out my new review in the Indypendent of two recent biographies of important feminist icons Andrea Dworkin and Adrienne Rich!

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Great Goelz Shoutout!

Dave Goelz gave a great shoutout to Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography in this recent podcast. “There’s a woman writing a book about him which I’m always after her to get finished, because I want to read it. It … Continue reading

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RIP Phyllis George

Phyllis George wasn’t just Miss America and a sportscaster; she was The Muppet Show‘s best guest star! (At least according to them.) Her death reminded me of when the Muppets bestowed that title on her, with this great song from … Continue reading

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Let Hunt’s Spirit Cheer You

What would Richard Hunt do during these times? He’d definitely be livestreaming from his living room. I also imagine him driving around to see friends stuck at home, delivering them supplies and singing and dancing on their front lawns. Or … Continue reading

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