Happy Birthday, Jim Henson!

“Dear Jim, this is awkward — I doubt that you can hear me. But I’m willing to risk embarrassment, and that’s partly your fault.”

In celebration of the birthday of the late, great Jim Henson, Comment Magazine has posted a letter I wrote to Jim Henson’s ghost, which was published a few months back in their special “Legacies” issue.

For further reading, here are both parts of my recent reflections on The Muppet Movie (1989) – “Something That I’m Supposed to Be” – Part One, Part Two – and my review of last year’s joyful return to Muppet Studios, The Muppets.

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