brain candy


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brain candy

Entertainment that is pleasant, enjoyable, and appealing to a broad audience but not intellectually stimulating or demanding. The play won't make you think too hard about the meaning of life or the human condition, but it's a nice little piece of brain candy all the same.
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Under the genre labels, there are thousands of books churned out every year that are fairly formulaic brain candy.
With The Kids in the Hall seen continuously in reruns, the troupe's 1996 film Brain Candy a video rental hit, his occasional live performances, and a special on Comedy Central in May, Thompson's own silly wabbit persona is in full bloom.
com/music/albumreviews/relapse-20090511) put it : "Em's first album in nearly five years, is studded with brand names, but not Lexus or Cristal-more like Lunesta, Ambien, Vicodin, Valium, NyQuil and other brain candy that helped Marshall Mathers turn himself into a zombie, before he got clean last year.
Those looking for fun brain candy, however, will not be disappointed.
Those who live up to possessing the gay community's fabled disposable income might also want to investigate these other queer sound tracks of the '90s for the few great cuts they deliver: The Crying Game (SBK); Jeffrey (Varese Sarabande); Wigstock: The Movie (Sire); Postcards From America (London); Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (Matador); Threesome (Epic); To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Jule Newmar (MCA); and The Doom Generation (American).
Michaels' latest release is Brain Candy, starring The Kids in the Hall, another one of his discoveries.
Other TV and Radio credits include The Milk Run (BBC Radio One), The Last Chancers (C4) and Brain Candy (BBC 3).
But while this blatant brain candy doesn't tax the grey matter, Curtis - directing his own screenplay for the first time - has delivered the perfect feelgood film for Christmas.