Jun 25, 2014 ... also .. who coined it ? I am interested as it would probably point to a time when "
mindlessness" invaded television. I am not trying to be overtly ...
Jun 25, 2014 ... One reference dates "idiot box" back to around 1955. " Random House Historical
Dictionary of American Slang , Volume 2, H-O, by J.E. Lighter, ...
Dec 10, 2014 ... Hence, the term "Idiot Box". ... However, it is believed that the term was invented
not long after the introduction of ... Why tele is called Idiot Box ?
Mar 3, 2016 ... The Idiot Box: “The Time Has Come… .... It's hard to think of when the term “Drag
Assassin” was first coined; the queen whose lip syncs were so ...
Dec 4, 2015 ... In the very beginning, it wasn't clear that television — coined from ... by word
scholar Paul McFedries, included idiot box, one-eyed monster, ...
Jan 9, 2014 ... Smart TV: A Provocative and Intelligent Approach to the Idiot Box. by Jeff ... Brian
Tracy coined this term and it stands for Entertainment vs.
Sep 14, 2015 ... Entries Tagged as 'Idiot Box' ... predictions and consider the era of so-called "
Peak TV", a term coined after FX President John Landgraf talked ...
Jan 13, 2016 ... Whoever coined the term idiot box decades ago must have been far-sighted,
because the Indian television industry seems to be doing justice to ...
Whoever coined the term idiot box decades ago must have been far-sighted,
because the Indian television industry seems to be doing justice to the term.
Dec 31, 2012 ... Noted motivational speaker Zig Ziglar coined the term to describe the .... Idiot
boxes are jumped on by young men ( it is always young men) ...