Radio: Cartoon Critic

Cartoonist Harold T. Webster doesn't own a television set, has never seen a Milton Berle show, and would rather play bridge than watch Faye Emerson, plunging neckline and all. Yet his once-a-week cartoon, The Unseen Audience, has made him one of the nation's best and best-known critics of radio & television.

Mostly, Webster pictures the radio & TV audience at its moments of greatest strain: clubbed senseless by commercials, drowned in the soap-opera flood, lacerated by thrillers, held slack-jawed and limp before the endless, banal assault on ear and eye and mind. When his characters are caught with their sets off, they...

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