A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time

On Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM, join award-winning author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin for this fun and enlightening online presentation for all ages based on his book, A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History. Marty is the only author to actually rank the greatest cartoon characters ever, such as Popeye, Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Scooby Doo, Snoopy, SpongeBob SquarePants, and more. 

This interactive virtual presentation will include short animation videos, cartoon trivia, and a discussion of the author’s ranking criteria. He will also speak about the impact of cartoons on American pop culture. Marty will have autographed and personalized copies of his book available online for purchase after the event.

Free and open to the public. Registration is closed. Zoom details will be emailed the day before the event.

Be sure to check out Marty’s December 12 event, The Ultimate Presentation for Red Sox Nation. More details are available here.

Author and pop culture historian Martin Gitlin has won more than 45 awards as a sports journalist, including first place for general excellence from Associated Press. He covered the Red Sox extensively during his career. His books have been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, Reader's Digest, Wall Street Journal, and other national periodicals, and his title The Great American Cereal Book reached No. 1 on Amazon.com in both the 'Americana' and 'Breakfast Book' categories.

A Celebration of Animation Author Marty Gitlin