The muppet master

Ascher-Walsh, Rebecca
March 1996
Entertainment Weekly;3/8/96, Issue 317, p30
Profiles Brian Henson, son of the late puppeteer Jim Henson. Brian's collegial management style; Family; Views on Hollywood political `games'; Expansion of Henson Productions under Brian.


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