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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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Hear the history and stories behind those fantastically crazy and kitschy Popeil and Ronco products marketed from the 1950s to the 1970s.
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 Kitschy: 'Gamer-girls' video-streaming their games wearing only bras.
The Big Mango, a towering likeness of the fruit which is abundant in the statue's hometown of Bowen, in Queensland, is one of more than 150 "Big Things" erected as kitschy tourist attractions across Australia.
New baroque-style buildings are being built, mixed with other styles, while the old buildings get new kitschy facades," Serbian portal "vestionline.com" writes.
BAHI HUT A kitschy, smoky throwback to '60s Sarasota, the Bahl Hut and its potent maitais draw a wildly eclectic crowd.
Too understated and skillful to be kitschy or ironic, the design sets up the contents as a guilty pleasure without the guilt.
Known for his brash style, catchy beat and kitschy antics, Psy specialises in high-energy and outrageous performances.
OUR 9 house still has its original Seventies door handles, windows and detailing, and we'd like to find some furnishings that have a nod to the same period, but aren't too kitschy. What do you recommend?
Kitschy and cool with bight acid tones this collection is not for the faint hearted.
This lady was caught twice: once in 1955 by police, and now by two artists in Ohio who've turned some old police mug shots into kitschy art with a 1950s feel.
The sugary, uninspired lyrics and kitschy music video sky rocketed the teenager to fame, and she has since appeared on the Tonight Show, on various morning talk shows, and in a Katy Perry video.
While his sculptures of portals and pyramids and his justly celebrated planks (begun in 1966) betray a fascination with architectural forms shared by other Minimalists, the SoCal artist, unlike his peers, fabricated the great majority of his fiberglass and polyester resin works himself, by hand, and his kitschy Mandala paintings of the 1970s evoke the acid culture of Haight-Ashbury far more than the arid ambience of the white cube.
It's probably one of his least complex songs, and there don't appeal to be any knowing jabs at kitschy radio pop like his later stuff, just a buried understanding of classic song architecture.
It came about as she tried to answer the question: "If I can do only one thing green (in my diet, kitchen, cleaning, cosmetics, baby's room), what should it be?" Do One Green Thing is a crisp and informative read, heavy on sound-bite statistics and catchy, kitschy graphics, with quick "Choose It/Lose It" summaries throughout.