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Another Enthusiastic Review!

Brian Jay Jones, author of Jim Henson: The Biography, loves Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography! Here’s what he has to say: “At last! It’s the long-awaited story of one of Muppet history’s most┬ábeloved performers! With Funny Boy, Max Stein … Continue reading

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Who, Me? Thinking of Hunt on his Birthday

Thinking of Richard Hunt for his birthday (a few days late). Just think: by his next birthday, his biography will be out in the world!

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Funny Boy Listing from the Publisher!

Here is the official listing from Rutgers with lots of information: publication date, summary, chapter titles and more! Hooray! I’m so grateful to all of you for your support and encouragement.

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Pub Date Announcement

I’m pleased to announce that Funny Boy: The Richard Hunt Biography will be released by Rutgers University Press on March 15, 2024! Thanks to all who helped along the way!

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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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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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