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Scott Land and His Marionettes

Wed, Jun 18, 2014 (11:45 a.m.)

He’s been working with marionettes since childhood, and even back then, he says, they weren’t exactly the ticket. But his competition wasn’t slick digital entertainment and a media-saturated society. It was The Muppets. This was the ’70s, and handheld comedic puppets were the craze. But they were also a dime a dozen, something to be made with a piece of foam and material, not an actual art form beginning with serious craftsmanship.

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