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How contrived that Modern Family would end its season finale with the tried-and-true sitcom trope: a wedding.
As Lindsay Lohan is learning, the comeback trail is marked with three tried-and-true steps.Lindsay Lohan’s Funny ‘2 Broke Girls’ Stint Proves She Can Still Act|Kevin Fallon|April 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As any tried-and-true creative force, Schnabel kept producing.Schnabel Is Back With a Comprehensive Survey at the Brant Foundation|Justin Jones|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Every political campaign relies on visual shorthand and tried-and-true symbolism to help communicate its message.Double the Pomade: The Aggressively Groomed Style Of Romney And Ryan|Robin Givhan|August 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There is a tried-and-true formula to courting Oscar, of course.