Today is Kermit the Frog’s 56th birthday!
I just found out, and I’m surprised. Because I just finished a series of blog posts about Kermit and his extraordinary big-screen debut, The Muppet Movie.
The more I replay The Muppet Movie in my mind (I memorized the movie word for word when I was a kid), the more I realize how much it has influenced my life. It’s kind of a miraculous little movie.
I’ve just written a two-part account of what the movie means to me. It’s published at Good Letters, the blog of Image journal. Here’s…