kitchen-sink


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kitchen-sink

Showing or pertaining to the lives of common, everyday people. (Always used before a noun.) You can see that people are becoming less interested in kitchen-sink television, wanting something more thrilling or fantastical. I've tried my hand at writing science fiction, but kitchen-sink novels seem to be the only thing I'm good at.
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So, in the interest of making sure that adjustable wrench is on hand next time you have to tighten a kitchen-sink bolt, the Daily News talked to some Valley tool gurus to get expert advice on what a well-stocked toolbox should have in its shiny red depths.
BILLY LIAR New Theatre, Cardiff Tel: 029 2087 8889 THIS production of Keith Waterhouse's kitchen-sink fantasy includes a cast of regular TV faces.
The trouble is that the BBC is run by women and it shows soap operas, cooking, quizzes and kitchen-sink plays.
Kring's kitchen-sink approach to storytelling (comic-book-lettered title cards up alongside portentous voice-over narration) seems way too clever.
And the tone shifts back and forth from Mike Leigh-inspired kitchen-sink drama to upper-crust BBC soap opera.
Maybe we've been blitzed by too many kitchen-sink demos.
But that role didn't exactly have the kitchen-sink scuzz of Hank Fingleton, a man also based on an actual human being, albeit one you might cross the street to avoid meeting.
Call it kitchen-sink electronica: New Yorker Reuben's debut is an unpredictable collage of samples and real instruments that's urban and elemental at the same time.
CRITICS of Labour MP Sion Simon's spoof of the David Cameron kitchen-sink video should chill out a little.
It's not your kitchen-sink drama and not for all ages or stomachs.
The same actors play figures from the Faust legend (folk-pop singer Suzzy Roche makes a delicious devil) as well as characters from Olga's in a style closer to dance than to kitchen-sink drama.
IS it me, or did the Millers' kitchen-sink christening of baby Aleesha have overtones of Rosemary's Baby?
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