Category Archives: TV Shows

The Backyardigans As Respect Drill Sergeants

  “It’s just nice when we all try to be polite. Please and thank you are just right, you’re welcome, too.” My boys would jump on the couch as their five colorful animal pals of Backyardigans sang and danced to the tune of Please and Thank you. Austin, Tasha, Tyrone, Uniqua and Pablo were five…
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‘Iron Chef America’ and its Three Kid-friendly Elements

  There is only one non-kiddie show my sons would watch with me with the same enthusiasm they have for Sesame Street and Blue’s Clues. It’s Iron Chef America. Iron Chef America is a Food Network show famous for its thriller-like revelation of a particular secret ingredient and the mad-like scrambling of the competing chefs…
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The Psychological Dimension of Women’s Choice of Clothing: The Case of a Self-Critical Artist in ‘What Not to Wear’

  [caption id="attachment_1065" align="alignleft" width="300"] Credit: What Not to Wear[/caption] If the majority of young adults chose fashionable clothes to garner the large chunk of the attention pie, Beryl, a 23-year-old illustrator from New York City, settled for all-purpose men’s boots, black jeggings, and oversized men’s white shirts, in the belief that the wardrobe would…
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