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A Celebration of Animation

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
TIME: 7pm - 8pm LOCATION: Virtual CONTACT: Writer Marty Gitlin will present a celebration of the world of animation, using film clips and other visuals.  It’s called: “A Celebration of Animation for All Ages: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time” and is great for the whole family!  An award-winning author and pop culture historian, Mr. Gitlin hosts this fun and enlightening presentation for all ages based on his book, A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History (c2018, which was co-authored by Joseph Wos).    Marty is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Woody Woodpecker, Scooby Doo, Snoopy and SpongeBob SquarePants.  He will show funny cartoon snippets of characters from the past century, play trivia with participants, discuss the criteria he used to rank the best of the best, and will speak about their impact on American pop culture.  Adults, teens, kids….This program is fun for everyone!  Marty will have autographed and personalized copies of his book available online for purchase after the program. Marty Gitlin is a veteran author and sportswriter.  He has had nearly 100 books published since 2006, including several in the pop culture realm.  He won more than 45 awards as a sportswriter from 1991 to 2002, including first place for general excellence from The Associated Press, which selected him as one of the top four feature writers in Ohio. This is a virtual Zoom event and advance registration is required; once signed-up, a Zoom connection link will be Email to you.  Please join us for a very entertaining program, which will also remind us adults of the beloved cartoons of our childhood..! This event is kindly sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library. You can register here!

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