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Reducing bias by becoming friends with diverse television characters

"It's not easy to get different types of people to just organically become friends," [Edward Schiappa, a media studies researcher at MIT] says. So how do you get the benefits of intergroup contact theory in a socially segregated world? That's where television and my good friend the Fresh Prince come in.
How Shows Like 'Will & Grace' And 'Black-ish' Can Change Your Brain - Maanvi Singh summarizes research into the potential for more inclusive and diverse television programming to reduce prejudices, for NPR's Codeswitch.
posted by filthy light thief on Sep 8, 2015 - 45 comments

Cold, apricot, relaxing satisfaction.

Fresh Prince of Belair run through Google Translate [SLYP]
posted by jaduncan on Jan 15, 2013 - 28 comments

Now this is a story all about how / My life got flipped turned upside down / Even though I wasn't telling a story in the Red Chair

Will Smith, Gary Barlow (Take That), and the audience of The Graham Norton Show perform the theme song from The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air". [performance begins about 1m8s into the clip]
posted by hippybear on Jul 24, 2012 - 64 comments

1990s dance music covers: reviled, acclaimed, maimed and shamed

Free Friday Frantic (Music) Fun: Ergo Phizmiz & The Midnight Florists cover five 1990s chartbusting, dancefloor filling smash hits with arrangements of acoustic, electronic, homemade, and toy instruments. [More musical mischief inside] [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Aug 14, 2009 - 7 comments

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