it's a biopic about Jim Henson! w00t! sweet baby jebus, please do not let hollywood take another cherished part of my childhood and shit all over it (see also: star wars, transformers, hitchiker's guide to the galaxy, deep throat). *tortured sigh* the screenwriter's resume does not inspire much confidence, does it?
so since today is february 14, consider this post a valentine's to jim henson -- a towering hero of mine.
and my valentine's day gift to all of you? this: 'Time Piece,' an Oscar-nominated short film Henson made in 1966 when he was apparently tripping his muppets off. deliciously bizarre. keep an eye peeled for the office messenger boy -- that's a young Frank Oz. also, appreciate the audio -- the sound team included Rudy van Gelder, the greatest jazz engineer ever, as well as Bill Schwartau, one of Duke Ellington's engineers ... enjoy: