Title. The title, taken from the well-known slogan for Wheaties breakfast cereal, crops up in a key scene late in the novel when a waitress, apparently ironically, says ” Breakfast of Champions ” each time she serves a customer a martini.
Wheaties is a brand of breakfast cereal by General Mills. Wheaties.
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|Tagline||“The breakfast of Champions “|
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
James Caleb Jackson
I recommend beginning with one of these four: Cat’s Cradle (1963) I consider this to be the first (chronologically) of his best novels . God Bless You, Mr Rosewater (1965) Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) Breakfast of Champions (1973) The Sirens of Titan (1959) Player Piano (1952) Jailbird (1979) Mother Night (1961)
Race for the taste, the honey sweet taste!, the honey-nutty taste of Honey Nut Cheerios . The Big G stands for Goodness.
This Is What Caused The Epic Downfall Of Wheaties In the 1960s, the iconic American cereal dubbed “the breakfast of champions” represented nearly 7% of all cereal sold in the United States. Today the General Mills owned brand has dropped to a mere .
eat (one’s) Wheaties To mentally and/or physically prepare or bolster oneself for a task or activity that requires a large amount of energy or effort. Refers to the cereal Wheaties , which advertises itself as the “Breakfast of Champions” and features prominent athletes on the front of its box.
In 1934, Wheaties debuted packaging featuring baseball great Lou Gehrig, its first in a long line of boxes celebrating rising superstar athletes—from Olympic medal winners to champions in tennis, baseball, basketball, football and more.
Vonnegut uses the phrase “ Goodbye Blue Monday ” as a reaction to the absurdities of everyday life. He writes, “The motto of the old Robo-Magic washing machine cleverly confused two separate ideas people had about Monday . One idea was that women traditionally did their laundry on Monday .
Mother Night is a novel by American author Kurt Vonnegut, first published in February 1962. The novel takes the form of the fictional memoirs of Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American, who moved to Germany in 1923 at age 11, and later became a well-known playwright and Nazi propagandist.