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Why De-Stressing in Front of the TV Could Backfire

SELF | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

If you're like me, the first place you want to go after a tough day at work is the couch. But it turns out, using media like TV and video games could actually be kind of a terrible way to deal with stress.

What Post50 Women Really Want to See on TV

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

Growing up in 1960s Brooklyn, TV watching was simple and predictable: Friday nights found us watching The Addams Family (accompanied by Swanson TV Din...

In Defense of "The Boob Tube"

Nora Zelevansky | Posted 02.12.2012 | TV
Nora Zelevansky

For the last four weeks, I went without TV. And the weirdest thing happened: I didn't get any smarter. I didn't pen (or even read) the great American novel, listen to more NPR or spend extra time boning up on politics online. I can do that while watching TV, after all.