Because we had the benefit of The Electric Company once we outgrew Sesame Street (which was also much funkier back in the 70s than the cutesy-poo crap they lay on kids today). I learned to read and spell with the likes of a skinny, bell-bottomed Morgan Freeman jive-talking as Easy Reader. All of you between the ages of 30 and 35 will get a kick of nostalgia from the following links:

Right On!

Blew My Mind

Steady Freddy

The “Tion” Song