2 Broke Girls http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22867/all en Hollywood’s War on Success Teaches Youth All the Wrong Lessons http://www.mrc.org/articles/hollywoods-war-success-teaches-youth-all-wrong-lessons <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Young audiences hit by barrage of TV and movie negativity about businesses, corporate ethics, capitalism. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <ul><li>Children and young adults are spending more than 100 hours each month watching video, many in front of their TVs.</li></ul><div class='signature'><p>— Julia A. Seymour is Assistant Managing Editor for MRC Business at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BizMediaJulia" target="_blank">Follow Julia A. Seymour on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/hollywoods-war-success-teaches-youth-all-wrong-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Art & Entertainment Business Economy Media 2 Broke Girls anti-business anti-capitalism blacklist business capitalism CEOs consulting firms corporations dallas entertainment for youth Entertainment Media ethics fake news Frozen hard work hawaii 5-0 hollywood House of Lies How to Get Away with Murder Identity Thief Iron Man Occupy Wall Street Scandal Spiderman success The Daily Show The Great Gatsby top grossing films TV viewing young audiences Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:00:14 +0000 julia.seymour 48307 at http://www.mrc.org The ‘2 Girls’ aren’t All that’s ‘Broke’ http://www.mrc.org/articles/2-girls-arent-all-thats-broke <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tyler-oneil">Tyler O&#039;Neil</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>“2 Broke Girls” is at it again – granted, there’s a little humor mixed in with the <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/broke-girls-show-redeeming-feature" target="_blank">bawdy sex jokes</a> <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/bastard-machine/sorry-state-2-broke-girls-252579" target="_blank">and racism</a>. But the word coined in this week’s episode catches the spirit of the show – “copstitutes,” and the rest of the show demonstrates that the writing is as bankrupt as its characters are supposed to be. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/2-girls-arent-all-thats-broke" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment 2 Broke Girls Mon, 06 May 2013 12:46:42 +0000 matt.philbin 43479 at http://www.mrc.org ‘Broke Girls’ Show Redeeming Feature http://www.mrc.org/articles/broke-girls-show-redeeming-feature <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/tyler-oneil">Tyler O&#039;Neil</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>CBS’s “2 Broke Girls” lives for <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/bastard-machine/sorry-state-2-broke-girls-252579" target="_blank">snide racism and crude sex jokes</a>, but it may have some redeeming features. Besides focusing on two women who genuinely want to start a business, it also showcases the hollow nature of the hook-up culture.</p> <p>In the latest episode, Caroline Channing (Beth Behrs) announces that she’s going to call up her ex-boyfriend for another “booty call” – she wants some action so they’re just going to hook up, no strings attached.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/broke-girls-show-redeeming-feature" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Art & Entertainment 2 Broke Girls sex Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:47:40 +0000 matt.philbin 43242 at http://www.mrc.org