Another Muppeteer Gone Too Soon – R.I.P. John “Sweetums” Henson

John Henson Muppets

Another Henson has gone too soon. I just learned that the late Jim Henson’s son, John, passed away yesterday. As posted on The Jim Henson Company’s Facebook page: It is with great sadness that we confirm that John Henson, son of Jim and Jane Henson and brother to Lisa, Cheryl, Brian and Heather, died at age 48 of a sudden massive heart attack on Friday, February 14, while at home with his daughter. John served …

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Innocence Lost – The Tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary

I haven’t written in a few days. Not since I first heard news of the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut. I’ve wanted to write. Get my feelings down but it’s all been a complete jumble of emotions, I didn’t even know where to start. Anger. Shock. Disbelief. Grief. Horror. I can’t even fathom what it’s been like for those actually involved in this tragedy. When I first heard the news on the radio during my …

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R.I.P. Marc Wilkofsky

So this morning I woke up to find out that an old co-worker of mine had passed away. My first job right out of college was working as a copy editor for Wizard Entertainment. I got to write, edit, and proofread articles about comic books. Pretty cool job. Besides the perks of free comics, one of the best parts of the job, I have to say, was the staff. The editorial, design, and research teams …

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