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  • What difference, one might ask, is there between a turnip crisp and a potato crisp in terms of its "junkiness" or otherwise?

    Lex Ferenda

  • "This slam-bang B-movie pastiche is wildly uneven as it doggedly strives (sometimes with obvious strain) to sustain a freewheeling, anything-goes air of exuberant junkiness," writes Joe Leydon.

    Venice film festival opens with Darren Aronofsky's Black Swan

  • Every once in a while there will be a fad for something-like the present yuppie cupcake business- trading on some sort of mix of nostalgia and camp, but for the most part, there's that unfortunate association with junkiness.

    Great Plain

  • "Maybe the reason for the junkiness of so much of what pretends to entertain us is that we have accepted - indeed, we have helped to articulate - such a narrow, debased concept of entertainment," proposes

    GreenCine Daily

  • Lots of smart moviegoers head out on a Saturday night to see a flick they know to be junk, yet precisely to revel in its junkiness, or to ogle its star, or just to get loudly distracted.

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  • Looking at my family’s old farm trucks and we’ve got a collection of rotting, rusting trucks dating from the 1950s on; I did not post pictures of our trucks because my grandma would kill me for exposing our farm junkiness to the world, I kept thinking, “We used to haul cattle with that?” or “That was considered sufficiently masculine at one point?”

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