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Babbitt

self-satisfied conformer to middle-class ideas and ideals. [Am. Lit: Babbitt]

Babbitt

anti-intellectual, bourgeois conformist. [Am. Lit.: Babbitt]
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Co-founded by Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell and ad executive Joel Babbit, equity partners now include CNN and Discovery Communications.
Neither Babbit or Ortega believes the lawsuit filed by the Garcias this week will have any direct impact on the church's status in the IRS, and Babbit said the lawsuit was not at all concerned with the tax exemptions, but rather the alleged fraud.
Marketing veteran Babbit and Rolling Stone's keyboardist and world-renowned environmentalist Chuck Leavell created MNN.
But it feels like director Jamie Babbit had cribbed a pamphlet on "How to Make a Cult Movie," with particular attention to the chapters on "Midnight Movie Casting" (Mink Stole, Bud Cort, and RuPaul Charles in goateed male drag as an ex-gay counselor) and "Cult Movie Design.
Babbit spent 22 years in the advertising and PR industries, most recently as president of GCI -- one of the world's largest PR firms with 40 offices in 22 countries.
Of course, Babbit didn't think she was one of those.
Myriad is thrilled to continue its long and positive relationship with IFC Films on this project," "Jamie Babbit and I are looking forward to working with the excellent team at IFC to make this film available to many of Jamie's admirers who have been waiting to see this film for some time.
MNN, launched in January 2009 by marketing guru Joel Babbit, former Forbes Magazine Group Publisher Jim Berrien, and Rolling Stones keyboardist and noted eco-activist Chuck Leavell http://www.
The makers: Jamie Babbit, director; Brian Wayne Peterson, writer