Essays Tagged: "Ricki Lake"

The American Talk Show.

t to find someone who does not recognize the names Jerry Springer, Jenny Jones, Montel Williams, or Ricki Lake. These hosts and their shows, along with many others, have captured the interest of the n ... ecause of sheer boredom. When in doubt, watch TV.Watching mindless shows such as Jerry Springer and Ricki Lake, many children are becoming less and less likely to use their true mental capacity. Books ...

(6 pages) 78 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Director John Waters as auteur.

efty Hideaway shop owner, Mr. Pinky and starring as Tracy Turnblatt, Waters' muse, the incomparable Ricki Lake. With the exception of Divine who died shortly after this movie was made, all of these ac ... l B-movie sleaze queen Susan Tyrrell, former leading lady Polly Bergen and the star of "Hairspray," Ricki Lake. In opinion of Films in Review critic Edmond Grant, Cry-baby is a thoroughly enjoyable br ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Insanity Defense, "Innocent by Reason of Insanity", Should be Reformed or Abolished

movies. In addition, it is also the subject matter of countless television talk shows. For example, Ricki Lake, Geraldo Rivera and Jerry Springer have often instigated guests to act out in anger and r ...

(8 pages) 135 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Media Influence

xample: Jerry Springer. Also the shows that help people through tough times, like Montell Williams, Ricki Lake, Jenny Jones, and Oprah. But my favorite of them all are the shows that interview the lat ...

(4 pages) 51 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is a classification essay analyzing talk shows.

st,and their motive is to excite their viewers. In this essay I chose "The Oprah Winfrey Show" "The Ricki Lake Show",and "The Jerry Springer Show", to distinguish these boundaries of an talk show."The ... "Our goal was to uplift, encourage, and entertain through the medium of television" (Winfrey)."The Ricki Lake Show" entered its tenth season this year making it the third longest running single-topic ...

(4 pages) 87 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

To what extent has British (or American) television been successful in providing programmes for diverse audiences?

escapism for the woman watching the show.Another type of programme for women is talk shows such as "Ricki Lake" and "Oprah."Oprah has been providing advice and information for women for over fifteen y ... role model to have on television and will be a source of inspiration to any women watching the show.Ricki Lake is another talk show aimed at women, although perhaps less so than Oprah. It is not as se ...

(6 pages) 25 0 2.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Drug Users Increasing

g waiting lists.Teenagers are destroying their future with drugs, but they are not always to blame. Ricki Lake featured a homeless boy who, because of family abuse and rape, had to resort to prostitut ...

(2 pages) 363 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Drug Users Increasing

g waiting lists.Teenagers are destroying their future with drugs, but they are not always to blame. Ricki Lake featured a homeless boy who, because of family abuse and rape, had to resort to prostitut ...

(2 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Sociology

In America today it is hard to find someone that hasn?t seen a talk show such as Jerry Springer or Ricki Lake. Talk shows like these have been extremely successful at catching the attention of the pu ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media