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I Can Make You Thin – Oh, Really?

In the first few minutes of the first episode of the series, I learned why Paul McKenna is one of Britain’s top self-help experts: the guy I watched the show with did not leave the room when he heard it was a diet show, and he even stayed awake as McKenna enthusiastically presented his first four rules to reprogram his audience to eat like thin people. Yes, finally there’s a diet show geared to MEN. That’s because neuro-linguistic programming is science, not hype – or, at least, it sounds a lot like science – and men relate much better to […]

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Have Weighty Issues? Watch “I Can Make You Thin.”

By Elaine Bergstrom Imagine shedding weight without having to follow an annoying diet or give up the foods you love. Sure, you’ve heard that line plenty of times before and, in spite of all the effort, if you’re like most dieters, the love handles keep growing. British self-help guru Dr. Paul McKenna offers a better idea in his series I Can Make You Thin, airing Sundays on TLC. Watch it, and he promises that you will get thinner as he helps you to reprogram your mind and transform your relationship with food. After watching the first episode, I’m hooked. And […]

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“A Nice Big Whiff Of Some Ryan Seacrest”

Hey, maybe there is a reason to tune in to the Emmy Awards after all! FOX, which will be carrying the ceremony live on September 16 at 8pm ET (tape-delayed in Pacific Time), announced that two of its most familiar network stars will be making a guest appearance on the broadcast. Stewie and Brian of Family Guy will be doing one of their trademark musical numbers to honor the year in TV as they “magically appear on the Emmy stage,” in the words of Ken Ehrlich, executive producer of the awards telecast. The process by which the animated duo will […]