It’s Not Easy Being Evergreen: An Oral History of the Muppets

Studio 360, the public-radio show and Slate podcast, shares an oral history of the Muppets. The piece covers the endearing appeal of these personality-packed foam and felt creations and how creator Jim Henson struggled to find the right setting for his cast of characters in the early years before Sesame Street and The Muppet Show made them famous. Did you know they actually had a brief stint on Saturday Night Live?

Author: Studio 360
Source: Slate
Published: May 29, 2018
Length: 12 minutes (3,214 words)