Remembering Muppets creator Jim Henson, who would have turned 81 today.
'Jim Henson': Looking back at the 'gentle dreamer' behind the Muppets
Primarily known as the creative genius behind such beloved characters as Kermit the Frog, Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch, Jim Henson was a creative genius and a true American original. Brian Jay Jones’ new book, “Jim Henson: The Biography,” takes an in-depth look at the extraordinary life of the “gentle dreamer” whose imagination touched the world. Here's an excerpt.PrologueBlue Sky1973Ji