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  • n  the quality of being vapid and unsophisticated

  • But it's also possible that there is a Moore's Law of D-list vapidity, in which every 18 months our reality stars get twice as inane.
  • Beavis and Butt-Head combined hilarious toilet humor with a gimlet eye for American mall culture and the vapidity of MTVand did it, in fine meta '90s style, on MTV itself.
  • As the school segregation issue shook the South, the Tennessean's editorials were models of cautious vapidity.
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  • What does 'Bling Ring' say about our consumerist, TMZ world?
    Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of kids burglarizing celebs' homes, is a cautionary tale for parents and kids alike. After watching Sofia Coppola's searing portrait of excessive vapidity and consumerism in the Los Angeles-set film "The Bling Ring," it's almost impossible to exit the theater without feeling a profound sense of emptiness. This story of five impulsive kids who spend their nights ...
    July 2, 2013 - Los Angeles Times

  • Carl Hiaasen in Long Island Business News
    The book is an "entertaining chronicle of sleaze and vapidity in the Florida tropics," Hiaasen writes, and gives a reporter's highest accolade when he says, "Gaines is a good interviewer and he does plenty of legwork."
  • Rodney Crowell in The Ledger
    The middle and lower class in our country has been victimized by corporate greed, neo-conservative self-interest and liberal vapidity,said singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, explaining the emergence of the Music Row Democrats.
  • Alan Wolfe in Boston Globe
    In a sense, it shows the vapidity of the whole debate from the beginning. We're not talking policy here - we're talking pure symbolism, and symbols are relatively cheap for politicians to give out,said Alan Wolfe, director of the Boisi Center...

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