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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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Critique: An inherently fascinating and uniquely informative read from cover to cover, "Addicted to Americana: Celebrating Classic & Kitschy American Life & Style" will prove to be an enduringly fun, popular and appreciated addition to personal reading lists, community, and academic library Americana themed collections.
The craftster's guide to nifty, thifty and kitschy crafts.
There's a kind of kitschy grotesqueness to some aspects of the Emidio cult that frankly makes me squirm.
Times Square may not be a bastion yet for luxury retailers like both Madison or Fifth Avenue are, but the considerable class A office market that has emerged in the area within the last decade has helped lift the storied bowtie's retail from the kitschy and downright sleazy to what is now considered a far more sophisticated and corporate mix.
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.
Occasionally I'll have to rehearse a curtain speech, but rather than giving the speech I'll sing a kitschy old song and she'll do an impromptu jazz routine.
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'.
An Art Gallery has announced a call for entries for its summer art exhibit, "Kitschy Kitschy Kool
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.
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