TV | Bob's Burgers is the comedic relief that approximately 2.8 million people integrate into their lives each week, but the redeeming value of this normal yet dysfunctional family TV show goes beyond just the laughs. TINA BELCHER, the eldest of the Belcher children, is being increasingly identified as one of the most iconic and underrated modern feminist role models by Buzzfeed and other media outlets. Tina's character development is relatable for any woman who is searching for identity, while struggling with love under a layer of comedy. Though Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and other figures emphasize the importance of self-confidence and acceptance, Tina is right behind them: "I don't need a boy to pay attention to me. I'll pay attention to myself."
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PODCAST | Everyone wants to think they know everything. Well, maybe not everyone, but for those who love to delve into the possibilities of what you think you know, there's YOU ARE NOT SO SMART. This quirky podcast celebrates self-delusion, and explores the nature of cognitive biases and logical fallacies in psychology. By routinely featuring researchers and discussing their work in the area, host David McRaney guides us to explore why humans do what they do, and why we aren't always as smart as we think we are. ♦