(Note: If you’re looking for reviews, go here.)
- CNN Spotlight: The Muppets
- CBS New This Morning (September 25, 2014)
- New Mexico In Focus (PBS, Albuquerque, NM) (December 2, 2013)
December 20, 2013
Brian talks — and talks and talks — with David Hosay at WBKO, for a comprehensive, in-depth interview.
December 10, 2013
Brian talks with Radio New Zealand about the origins of Kermit the Frog, finding Fozzie Bear, and Jim Henson as the ultimate businessman.
December 6, 2013
Brian chats with Oline Eaton of New Books In Biography, about Jim Henson, the Muppets, and making the world a better place.
November 1, 2013
Brian discusses Jim Henson: The Biography with Larry Mantle on AirTalk on Southern California Radio KPCC.
October 18, 2013
Brian participates in A Bit of A Chat with Ken Plume, where they discuss Jim Henson, Muppets, the “choreography of the unseen,” Washington Irving, and Daily Show mugs.
September 27, 2013
Brian discusses Jim Henson for a full-hour segment on The Jim Bohannon Show.
September 26, 2013
Brian talks Muppets and Jim Henson with Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder on WGN Radio, Chicago.
September 25, 2013
Brian Jay Jones talks Jim Henson: The Biography on The Diane Rehm Show, with special guest Dave Goelz.
April 9, 2015
Brian sits down with Deborah Kalb to talk Washington Irving, Jim Henson, and the intimacy of biography.
September 28, 2013
In this two-part interview, Jim Henson biographer Brian Jay Jones talks Jim Henson and the art of biography with Biographile.
- The Making of the Muppets: A Q&A with Brian Jay Jones, Take One
- Jim Henson’s Outsize Influence: A Q&A with Brian Jay Jones, Part Two
Jim Henson excerpted on Salon.com.
Two of the most iconic shows of the ’70s have an amazing, awkward linked history — but needed each other to begin.
September 24, 2013
Jim Henson featured in The Atlantic.
A new biography sheds light on the many careers of the late artist, including his live-action experimental filmmaking.
September 23, 2013
Jim Henson featured in Parade.
September 17, 2013
Random House launches a book trailer for Jim Henson: The Biography.
September 14, 2013
Jim Henson featured in Hemispheres and Spirit magazines.
September 1, 2013
- Jim Henson selected as an Amazon “Book of the Month” for September.
- Jim Henson is one of Goodreads’ “Movers and Shakers” for September.
August 28, 2013
Jim Henson selected as one of “This Fall’s Hottest Biographies” (Kirkus Reviews)
It’s an exciting fall if you’re a fan of biographies—a diverse cast of luminaries are investigated this fall in books by writers who’ve spent years researching their subjects’ lives.
August 23, 2013
Jim Henson named one of “Ten Hot Fall Hollywood Reads” (The Hollywood Reporter)
Expect big buzzworthy bios on everyone from Jeff Bezos to Jim Henson, along with the return of Bridget Jones, a Stephen King sequel and a cloaked-in-mystery outing from J.J. Abrams.
August 15, 2013
“Q&A: Brian Jay Jones, Author of Jim Henson: The Biography” (Library Journal)
Brian Jay Jones (Washington Irving: An American Original) has written a defining biography on the life of the Muppets creator Jim Henson. Jones answered a few questions about working on this stellar book.