My World View

Important media sources of the evolution of my world view.

  • Captain Kangaroo
  • Frankenstein Junior
  • Fantastic Four cartoon (early 60s)
  • H.R. Puffinstuff
  • Lost in Space
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
  • The Time Tunnel
  • Land of the Giants
  • Star Trek – Original Series
  • Doc Savage novels
  • Carl Sagan – Cosmos series
  • Nova – PBS series
  • All in the Family
  • Original Planet of the Apes movie series
  • The Andy Griffith Show
  • Gomer Pyle
  • DC Comics from the 1970s, especially the Flash. I like all the time travel sciency stuff he could do with his powers.
  • Skateboarder Magazine
  • Mark Gimarc’s Rock and Roll Alternative (thanks to my friend Paul for making me remember this — it was CRITICAL!)

 

4 thoughts on “My World View

  1. Fold out album artwork
    Dr. Demento
    Hunter S. Thompson
    Mickey Spillane
    Monty Python’s Flying Circus
    Bible
    Skateboarder Magazine
    Mark Gimarc’s Rock and Roll Alternative
    Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid

  2. Oh dude — yes — most of those should be on my list. Well, maybe not Spillane, but the rest (even, yes, the Bible. If you live in the United States, it is critical to your world view whether you admit it or not). The Rock in Roll Alternative was CRITICAL. Adding that!

  3. We share a few…

    Captain Kangaroo
    H.R. Puffinstuff (Sid and Marty Kroft in general)
    Lost in Space
    The Time Tunnel
    Land of the Giants
    Star Trek – Original Series
    Original Planet of the Apes movie series
    Comics
    Skateboarder Magazine

    and from Paul…
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    Hunter S. Thompson
    Monty Python’s Flying Circus

    and some addendum…
    Cheesy Kung Fu Movies
    Cheesy Monster Movies
    Wild Wild West
    James Bond Movies
    Don Kirschner’s Rock Concert
    Saturday Night Live
    The recordings of Carlin, Pryor, Martin, Williams, and later Hicks
    Various bits of pulpish fiction
    Benny Hill

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