My Toy Fair schedule is rapidly filling up... something I haven't said in 21 years 0_o. Life is a circle, folks.
There is no denying it, I’m still a big kid at heart. I am sure some of you had figured this out by now.
With that confession out of the way, I have to say I love Boomerang.
This is an off-shoot of Cartoon Network that showed up a couple of years ago and plays classic cartoons, non-stop, 7 days a week. What commercials there are only for themselves, and pretty limited. Most of the time while I’m working/writing/blogging, I like some background noise, and I love it when Boomerang does what they call “Boomer Action”. It’s the perfect background noise for me.
There is nothing like an all day marathon of shows like The Herculoids, Thundarr The Barbarian, Super Friends, Space Ghost, and so on. Sure it’s all silly, thread-bare plotting, stories, but it’s the perfect thing when you don’t really want to pay attention to what’s going on.
Sure they don’t have the art or depth of story of Anime, but they do transport me back to my childhood in a snap. And if it wasn’t for shows like these, I probably wouldn’t be the “toy expert” some people claim I am. I guess I could be an ass and label this as “freshening up my research”.