Ultimate TV Smackdown: Bialik VS. Pollack

One’s a TV star. The other’s a writer and newly-discovered yogi. Can you guess which parent allows their kids to watch TV, and which one doesn’t? Mosey on over to the mainland at Kveller to read two persuasive tales about the advantages and disadvantages of the old idiot box. It’s an epic battle for the ages, and we swear we didn’t pin them up against each other just because their last names rhyme (but can you say bonus effect?) Once you’ve read them, come back here and let us know whose side you’re on. Let the rumble begin!

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Molly TolskyMolly Tolsky is the editor of She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines including Lumina, MAKE, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. She isn't a parent, but a very proud aunt. Follow her @mollytolsky.

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