Posts Tagged: Jim Henson

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Wanting To Dance


It just felt so comfortable to slide back into singing, “She Loves You,” and know for that moment, everything was the same. ...more

Art and Money and Muppets


Because it taught children across the country, Henson became a household name, and through Sesame Street toys, Henson became a millionaire….However, licensing toys, to Henson, felt like selling out.

The cage-match-to-the-death between art and business can be brutal, but Muppet-master Jim Henson seemed to broker a level of peace between the two.