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  • It seems to me that the best recipe someone could cook up to guarantee a pissed off day, is one that would include turning on the boob-tube to see what some gas bag or other has to say.

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  • Since there is basically nothing on TV except the Olympics, I am going to turn off the boob-tube and pamper myself.

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  • The television networks are trying to figure out how to survive in a world where there are hundreds of channels subdividing an audience which spends more time watching YouTube than the boob-tube (archaic reference courtesy of my father).

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  • She's landed a role in Smash, which is about -- if you haven't seen the boob-tube promos plugging its Feb. 6 kick-off the day after the Super Bowl XLVI kick-off -- a group of B'way vets and newbies readying a tuner based on Marilyn Monroe's life.

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  • I purposely don't have tv or cable at my house because I wasted a whole lot of my youth in front of the boob-tube.

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  • I say just let the politicians and military experts do their jobs instead of the nut-jobs in arm-chairs in front of the boob-tube who think they know best.

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  • By then productions featuring expensively and beautifully-photographed looks at the English past got to the point where they were regarded as nostalgic, safe, representative of boob-tube fare no longer considered nearly adventurous enough for discerning audiences.

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  • I can't imagine the uproar if on Mother's Day he told mothers to get off their butts, turn off the boob-tube electric babysitter and stop shopping around for ADHD diagnoses because they can't control their kid after telling him/her day in day out that they're the smartest, the most handsome/beautiful and calling the school to complain every time the kid gets a bad grade or a reprimand from a teacher.

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  • There have been lots of studies on the bad aspects of the boob-tube.

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  • Or it could just be the over-reliance on the boob-tube babysitter (which includes video games).

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  • See boob tube.

    October 5, 2008