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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The goal of this entertaining collaboration by two brothers (Timothy is a professor at Swarthmore College, and Kevin works for Quentin Tarantino) is "to tell our readers how we experienced and ... Read full review
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