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The youngest is 21. The oldest is 41. Some are students. Some are industry professionals. They come from Pennsylvania, Louisiana, Arkansas, New York, California, Oklahoma, and England. Theyâ€™re all passionate about creating creatures for storytelling.
Meet the contestants in Jim Hensonâ€™s Creature Shop Challenge. Read their bioâ€™s, and youâ€™ll see that each of them loved puppets and creatures from an early age. Each of them are thrilled to be working with Creature Shop mentors. And each of them are hoping to win the grand prize â€“ $100,000 and a chance to work for The Creature Shopâ„˘.
Jim Hensonâ€™s Creature Shop Challenge premieres March 25rd on SyFy.
Imaginative Farscape fans live in a nexus of the real, the surreal, and the hyper-real. Just about anything becomes grist for the concatenation mill. For example, the news that NASA’s Mars rover, Opportunity, which has roamed the surface of Mars since 2004, has reached the 30 Kilometer mark (18.5 miles, or about 3 metras), made this earthbound human ponder life on Mars.
Imagine spending the last 7 years roaming the surface of Mars.
“Mars ain’t the kind of place to raise your kids
In fact it’s cold as hell
And there’s no one there to raise them if you did…
I couldn’t think of a better way to chase away the mid-winter blues than by visiting the Jim Henson’ Fantastic World exhibit at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry, which runs for the entire month of January.
Both are fine institutions guaranteed to provide loads of family fun.
Check out this article for more fun things to do this winter in Chcago.No comments
A brief recap of how Jim Henson began his puppet business, and about why the Muppets were sold to Disney.