My learning centre consisted of a poster board, a book, 4 stuffed animals, and of course, myself. At first glance, that doesn’t sound too interesting. But take one of the stuffed animals, un-stuff the head, and replace the stuffing with my hand. Now, we have a poster board, a book, 3 stuffed animals, and a […]

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Finch, Christopher. Jim Henson: the works. New York: Random House. 1993. Print. Link here. It helped me learn more about Jim Henson in general, but it focuses more on the shows, making it a good book for researching “The Works”, as the title suggests. Falk, Karen. Imagination illustrated: the Jim Henson journal. San Francisco: Chronicle Books. […]

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Eminent Interviews. Commonly thought to be the most stressful and difficult part of the Eminent project. A trial that I, like all other TALONS students, had to face. FINDING AN INTERVIEW A few days before we needed to get started, I remembered Mr. Jackson telling me he had some friends who were big fans of […]

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I started my Eminent Speech a bit over a week before “presentation day”. On that weekend, I made a full first draft. The speech was about Jim Henson, from Kermit’s perspective; one of my goals in the intro post was to learn a bit more about Kermit. I knew it definitely wasn’t final speech material […]

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