Monday, September 19, 2011

Great advice from a sock puppeteer, no strings attached

Give that woman a hand. And a sock. 

The best life advice I've ever been given came out of a chance conversation with a professional sock puppeteer.

"What's the secret to being a great sock puppeteer?" I asked, doing my best to make smalltalk with a sock puppeteer.

Her answer:
"When you put a sock puppet on your hand, don't just open and close your hand; push out your fingers slowly, and the lips will look more real, like actual speaking." 
And it totally works, as I'll prove in class later today, when Socky the Sock Puppet teaches the class all about public relations.

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