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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.
His theatrical credits include the films "Superstar," "A Night at the Roxbury," "Wayne's World," "Wayne's World 2," "Tommy Boy," "Coneheads," and "Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy," as well as many comedy and television specials.
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.
Ropelewski is currently supervisily wrapped "Runaway Bride," with Roberts and Richard Gere; "Arlington Road," with Jeff Bridges and Tim RobbinGoing All the Way," "The Real Blonde," "Box of Moonlight" and "The Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy.
Other TV and Radio credits include The Milk Run (BBC Radio One), The Last Chancers (C4) and Brain Candy (BBC 3).
Sony Electronic Publishing's site provides users access to five major categories: Red Eye, the video game forum; Brain Candy, an area devoted to informational, "non-game" multimedia titles; Screening Room, a section specifically on multimedia screen savers; Pipeline, an area for previewing Sony's hot new interactive titles; and Back at Us, a "suggestion box" for users to share their thoughts directly with the company.
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.
Remember when movies for kids were benign fluff, brain candy parents wouldn't mind sitting through with their children that - if they chose to drop them at the theater (which was safe) - wouldn't morally damage their youngsters or otherwise put them under the influence of some harmful message?
Angels and Insects,'' ``Cemetery Man,'' ``A Family Thing,'' ``Get on the Bus,'' ``Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy,'' ``Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie,'' ``2 Days in the Valley.
There's probably not a moment in ``Kids in the Hall Brain Candy,'' the team's first feature, when at least one of them isn't in a dress.
One of the funniest gags in ``Kids in the Hall Brain Candy,'' the first big-screen adventure for the Canadian comedy troupe Kids in the Hall, is also the movie's darkest moment.