Saturday Morning Fever: Growing Up with Cartoon Culture
Hey Hey Hey, You're Gonna Have A Good Time!
It's predawn Saturday morning. You and your brother are the first ones up, gathering pillows and blankets and the TV warms up to the weekly Farm Report. Then, just as the sugar cereal kicks in, you begin your descent into the happy-spazzy TV world of Space Ghost, Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, Hong Kong Phooey, The Herculoids, and for the hard-core Saturday morning junkie, live-action shows like Jason of Star Command.
Little did you know that this cherished world was also the battleground where greedy toy advertisers, network flacks, cutthroat cartoon companies, opportunistic politicians, and concerned parents struggled for the attention-deficit souls of America's youth.
Brothers Tim and Kevin Burke bring us a loving, insightful, and hilarious examination of all aspects of Saturday morning television. Tune in and get ready for some fun.
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Review: Saturday Morning Fever: Growing up with Cartoon CultureUser Review - Stephen - Goodreads
I'm a huge cartoon nerd, so I figured this book would be pure indulgence. For much of the book, it's a well researched history with lots of obscure references here and there, which was informative and ... Read full review
Review: Saturday Morning Fever: Growing up with Cartoon CultureUser Review - Stewart Tame - Goodreads
Fun book! Among other things, it's a nice stroll down memory lane as I was a big fan of Saturday morning cartoons growing up. Some of the information is a bit dated--the book was published back in ... Read full review
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