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kitschy

(ˈkɪtʃi)
mod. trivial in spite of enormous popular appeal. A lot of people like kitschy art.
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Kitschy, I know, but the unspoiled landscape of the Hawk & Ivy Bed and Breakfast inspires me with romantic imaginings--an inclination not missed by owners Eve and James Davis.
If your home could use a kitschy colour-up while the weather's drab,how about these funky fabric daisy chain rope lights (pounds 14.
Concluding with a haunting Wilco-esque reinterpretation of Regina's 1970s cornball city anthem, "That's My Wonderful Town" (performed with lovely drowsy slack precision by The Supers), Stockton demonstrates an awareness of the sentimental, kitschy traps of civic boosterism and yet delivers a moving, penetrating examination of those abiding, sometimes contradictory affections one can develop in long-term relationships with a partner, a lover, a parent, or, yes, even an old "Pile of Bones.
But interestingly, what sets this panoramic take on female stereotypes apart is neither rigorous analysis nor startling historical acuity, but a kitschy aesthetic and an unremittingly humorous beat.
Tina Tarmack Kitschy Girl Cosmetic Bag in Medium by Leif Designs, $12, www.
Toe Rag is world renown as a studio that captures the light sound for garage and retro bands, sometimes kitschy but sometimes balls out rockin'.
This rapidly became a site of modern pilgrimage-B million people visit each year, making it the second most popular shrine in Christendom after the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadaloupe in Mexico -- but it also spawned a familiar growth industry of cheap hotels, souvenir shops and a vast acreage of kitschy Catholic trappings.
The kitschy decor, great southern cooking, live music and down-home atmosphere makes for a unique and exciting dining experience.
but the Kit-Cat Klock is quite a--pick one--retro, vintage, nostalgic, and/or kitschy timepiece whose roots date back to the Great Depression.
HE SAYS: Any way you label it, she's just kitschy, kitschy, kitschy
She's still kitschy, kitschy, kitschy,'' declared Blackwell.
While the ensemble patterns remain brilliant, the kitschy hand and head movements, the flamingo-pink unitard and Jetson-style hair does seem dated in a very unattractive retro way.
This Modern World, a strip that runs in more than 130 newspapers, has a deliberately kitschy 1950s look.
There are also some originals by the goodfellas in an enjoyable set that is much more than a kitschy wallow (except for the last cut, which features an embarrassingly silly skit featuring these three non-thespians).
Further, Joplin's current stature in popular culture is refracted through a kitschy prism related both to disparate ragtime revivals at various periods well after his death in 1917 and to the recent popularity of the 1902 piece "The Entertainer," which appeared in the 1974 Academy Award-winning motion picture The Sting and, as a result, was often re-recorded.