Re: OT: sponge burning!
On Wednesday 31 January 2007 11:59, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On 01/31/07 10:45, Andrew Sackville-West wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 09:35:16PM -0500, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 30 January 2007 20:55, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >>> Hal Vaughan wrote:
> >>>> Then, for your kids' peace of mind, maybe we should not mention
> >>>> the idea of putting certain square sponges into the microwave!
> >>> It's amazing the crap that passes for animation these days...
> >> Yes. It's certainly not as artfully drawn as Speed Racer was in
> >> the 1970s or as well written as Sabrina and the Groovy Goolies
> >> from the same time period.
> > having recently picked up a copy of SPeed Racer... its nowhere
> > *NEAR* as cool as I remember it being. Most of it is not
> > "animation" but a series of stills (I know, animation is mothing
> > but lots of stills, but...). Still cool, just not what my brain had
> > recalled after all these years.
> My kids like a lot of stuff that causes my IQ to perceptibly lower
> if exposed to it for more than 5 minutes. I figure that my parents
> thought the same of Fat Albert, SR & Scooby Doo.
Uh, let's leave Scooby Doo out of this. (Unless you're talking about
anything done after Scrappy Doo was added.) Some things were just
plain classic from day one. ;-)