|Publisher:||Ebury Pr; 1st edition (August 31, 2004)|
|Category:||Humor and Entertainment|
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Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation, also abbreviated to Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Defined a Generation.
Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation, also abbreviated to Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Defined a Generation, is a non-fiction book about The Simpsons, written by Chris Turner and originally published on October 12, 2004 by Random House. The book is partly a memoir and an exploration of the impact The Simpsons has had on popular culture.
Chris Turner lives in Toronto and is a freelance journalist
Chris Turner lives in Toronto and is a freelance journalist.
Award-winning journalist Chris Turner delves into the most esoteric of Simpsons fansites and on-line subcultures, the show’s inside jokes, its sharpest parodies and its ongoing love-hate relationship with celebrity to reveal a rarity of literary accomplishment and pop-cultural import - something never before achieved by a cartoon.
Chris Turner is an award-winning magazine journalist. This is a book that is supposed to be about how the Simpsons defined a generation, but it was more about how the Simpsons defined the authors
Chris Turner is an award-winning magazine journalist. His pop culture and technology reporting and essays for Shift magazine earned him six National Magazine Awards in the last three years, including the President's Medal for General Excellence in 2001-the highest honor in Canadian magazine writing. He is also a regular contributor of culture and technology reporting to Time and The Globe & Mail. Turner lives in Alberta. This is a book that is supposed to be about how the Simpsons defined a generation, but it was more about how the Simpsons defined the authors. So much is about pop culture, but it is very skewered to the author's tastes.
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Planet Simpson is the first book to bring in-depth analysis to that most important pop-cultural institution of the last decade-Fox TV's The Simpsons-and use the show as a microcosm of the Western culture it has hilariously (and mercilessly) influenced and reflected.
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Chris Turner lives in Toronto and is a freelance journalist. Country of Publication.
Turner's first book was the international bestseller Planet Simpson: How a Cartoon Masterpiece Documented an Era and Defined a Generation. His magazine writing has earned seven National Magazine Awards and appeared in Fast Company, Time, Utne Reader, The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, Canadian Geographic and many other publications. He is also a featured blogger at MN. om. ca - North America's leading speakers' bureau. Book Chris Turner as a keynote speaker for.
About as funny as all hell PLANET SIMPSON: HOW A CARTOON MASTERPIECE DOCUMENTED AN. .
About as funny as all hell PLANET SIMPSON: HOW A CARTOON MASTERPIECE DOCUMENTED AN ERA AN.Chris Turner propounds three related theories about the Simpsons: first, that cartoon is an unusual medium for satire; second, and consequently, the show gets away with a lot that mainstream drama couldn't get away with, and has in its time been unusually radical for prime time television; third, that it has raised the bar for what cartoon is capable of, and spawned. a decade of American animation so good that, once we all get over our whimsical fascination with cats chasing mice and mice talking to dogs, we will recognise this as its golden age.