brain candy


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brain candy

n
informal something that is entertaining or enjoyable but lacks depth or significance
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With its blend of brain candy and eye candy, it's easy to compare Adult, a magazine "of contemporary erotics and experience," to early Playboy.
Zane has written comedy material for The Eleven O'Clock Show (Channel 4), Smack the Pony (Channel 4), Brain Candy (BBC Three), and The Sketch Show (ITV1).
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.
Each chapter explores a specific journalistic topic such as, the new nonfiction: brain candy and beyond, and alternative broadcasting, which, in 1974, meant underground radio and public access TV.
His television appearances include Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow on BBC1, E4's Skins, For One Night Only on ITV1, Channel 4's 8 Out of 10 Cats, ITV2's Comedy Cuts and Brain Candy on BBC 3.
He did this for three series and has written and performed comedy on one episode of Brain Candy for BBC3.
Other TV and radio credits include The Milk Run (Radio One), The Last Chancers (C4) and Brain Candy (BBC 3).
The Big Empty is a pleasant piece of brain candy perfect for those folks who watch disaster movies.
It's five minutes of brain candy to get you psyched up.
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.